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Job Title:  Associate Internal Auditor - HYBRID

Req ID:  32424
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 Internal Audit Department’s mission is to provide independent, objective assessment of the Company’s system of internal control and underlying business processes.  Internal Audit provides consulting activities designed to add value and improve the organization’s operations. 


Internal Audit will employ the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) 2013 Internal Control – Integrated Framework for the assessment of the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting.  Furthermore, Internal Audit will conform to the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) which encompasses a series of principle-focused standards to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.


  • Support financial and operational audits at corporate and remote locations.

  • Gain an understanding of business processes, and evaluate potential risks during audit planning.  Assess the procedures and controls.

  • Develop the audit approach to address risks identified during the planning.

  • Support testing to evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls, business processes, and procedures at STERIS Corporation.

  • Assist in the testing and walkthrough procedures to determine company compliance on assigned Sarbanes Oxley processes: reviews and analyzes the control structure, performs walkthrough and testing procedures, documents testing results that are reviewed and often relied upon by our external auditors, and finally communicates results to the process owners.

  • Under the guidance of audit supervision, assist in the preparation of audit reports with concise recommendations presented to and agreed by management indicating management’s response and timeframe for implementation.

  • Assist in the evaluation of materiality for the audit deficiencies.  Provide perspective for evaluating the audit deficiencies against evolving industry best practices.

  • Evaluates the adequacy and timeliness of management’s response and the corrective actions taken on significant audit recommendations.

  • Conduct work in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors.


Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

Required Experience

  • Recent college graduate with an understanding of the profession of internal audit including risk management activities.
  • Working Knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. 
  • Understanding of both current accounting (GAAP) and auditing (GAAS) principals. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills – ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organization and facilitate the implementation of corrective action.
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical/quantitative skills.

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.




Req ID:  32424
Job Category:  Finance

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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