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Job Title:  Accounts Payable Coordinator

Req ID:  35867
Job Category:  Finance

Mentor, OH, US, 44060


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

The Accounts Payable Coordinator is responsible for reviewing and entering all vendor invoices and internal requests for payment in an accurate and timely manner with moderate supervision. In this role you will work closely with vendors and internal contacts to resolve payment issues. This role is responsible for efficiently maintaining assigned files and systems.

This role is open to a hybrid work schedule after initial training period.


  • Handles expense invoices which include matching invoices to purchase order and packing slip.  Verifies invoice quantities, pricing and correct state/sales use tax.  Routes information to the appropriate individual or works with other departments to gain approvals or resolve discrepancies and enters into computer system.
  • Handles inventory invoices which include matching invoice to packing slips, and purchase orders.  Compares quantity and pricing to P.O. and routes information to appropriate individual to process or works with other departments to verify and discrepancies and enters into computer system.
  • Ensure that data input is complete, accurate and complies with department policies and procedures.
  • Minimizes expense by processing invoices in a timely manner and taking advantage of discounts offered by suppliers.
  • Verify vendor information on the invoices against the vendor screen information.  Follow prescribed procedures to initiate necessary changes to vendor screen information such as address, term, and special note changes.  Request setting up of new vendors and divisions.
  • Handles all vendor, employee and internal inquiries regarding invoices and/or payments.
  • Maintains company and employee confidence by keeping information confidential.
  • Performs other accounting functions as necessary.
  • Contributes to team efforts by accomplishing related results in a cooperative and supportive manner.  Supports team environment by working to attain overall departmental goals.
  • Performs duties within the Company’s business conduct guidelines.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Required Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 year of prior experience within accounts payable or equivalent.


Preferred Experience

  • Associate degree in accounting
  • Previous office work experience
  • 1 year of experience with Microsoft office, internet & accounting software 


  • Detailed-oriented individual who strives for accuracy
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles, ability to comprehend A/P procedures
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Organizes effectively and efficiently
  • Demonstrates the ability to maintain stable performance under stressful conditions
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, comprehensive correspondences, and memos. 
  • Confidentiality is critical.
  • The individual must be able to handle multiple deadlines efficiently. 
  • Fine finger dexterity is required, 10-key by touch
  • Ability to maintain a courteous, businesslike manner when interfacing with outside contacts and other employees
  • Ability to use good judgement and common sense when interfacing with outside contacts and performing job functions
  • Analytical ability


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers 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.

Req ID:  35867
Job Category:  Finance

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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