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Job Title:  Accounts Receivable Specialist

Req ID:  22749
Job Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  US
State:  MN
City:  Eden Prairie
Zip:  55344

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for accurately processing and posting payments to customer accounts, along with frequent and direct interface with customers to resolve discrepancies, collect past due balances and maintain data accuracy. Additional responsibilities include entering payments received, processing customer credits, and answering general questions regarding account status. This is a collaborative role with regular direct interaction with customers, Sales and Customer Service representatives, and the Management team.


  • Effective, accurate and efficient handling of all aspects of accounts receivable, including the proper posting of customer payments and preparation of deposits to the accounts.
  • Successful contact and collection on customer accounts and past due invoices
  • Analysis, reporting, and communication with the management team and customers regarding past due accounts in order to accelerate cash receipts and maintain past due balances below target limits.
  • Accurate communication of information to customers through effective listening and responsiveness to customer requests, questions and comments.
  • Collaboration within Accounts Receivable and the General Accounting team to meet team goals and deliverables.

Required Experience

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED required
  • A minimum of 3 years of prior Accounts Receivable or related financial experience required
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office required, including intermediate level Excel skills.
  • Accounting Systems experience (particularly Great Plains) a plus
  • Effective communication both written and orally in a highly external-facing role
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English required
  • Basic math skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy




STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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