Job Title:  Financial Analyst I - Manufacturing, SG&A + R&D

Req ID:  42332
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 Financial Analyst I is responsible for the financial analysis and support of Global Business Unit activities within the Company.  These activities include budgeting, forecasting, monitoring and directing journal transactions, tracking P&L performance and providing explanations, and providing analytical research support as needed. Responsibilities will span across manufacturing, SG&A and R&D.


*This position is located in Mentor, Ohio and is eligible for a hybrid work schedule after 90 days. New graduates will be considered.


Financial Accounting and Analysis – 90%
•    Review and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual revenue, gross margin, operating expenses, and profit margin results, providing explanations along with performance reporting.  This would include pricing/new products analysis, trends, margin analysis, etc.
•    Review results with finance members, working to identify issues and solutions.
•    Create, maintain, and produce daily/weekly/monthly financial and operational reports and packages. Create business unit scorecards and related executive presentations/monthly reports.  
•    Participation in the consolidation of monthly close for the business unit, coordinating re-class/correcting/necessary journal entries.  
•    Measure actual performance results against forecast/plan/prior year and identify issues that require further action.  Highlight areas of business unit underperformance and recommend solutions.
•    Create Business Unit capital requests, working with BU management team, and creating business return analysis.
•    Create and maintain monthly reporting regarding capital spending within the business unit.
•    Coordinate with the BU Controller on issues/analytics/data manipulation as needed.
•    Utilize knowledge of internal systems to provide insightful, accurate and timely analytical information.
•    Develop and maintain procedural documentation, including database creation and maintenance, data entry rules, and reporting requirements.
•    Perform ad hoc reporting as requested for variety of needs throughout the Business Unit.
•    Support internal Customers across business areas overall as required.
•    Manage the manufacturing payroll processing

Financial and Internal Controls – 10% 
•    Assist with the monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial close processes in accordance with corporate guidelines and policies. 
•    Prepare and enter financial journal entries into the general ledger system in accordance with corporate policy.
•    Manage internal control documentation and associated requests

Required Experience

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
•    0 -2 years of financial accounting, analysis and reporting 
•    Knowledge and/or demonstrated use of business reporting and financial systems (i.e. Oracle, Excel, Informatica, Cognos, Microsoft Access, etc.)


•    Strong resolution and problem solving skills. 
•    Strong analytical skills and business acumen.  
•    Excel, and PowerPoint skills. 
•    Knowledge of and skilled in manipulating large amounts of data into meaningful information.
•    Ability to be a self-starter; excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. 
•    Excellent attention to detail; ability to work as a team member, as well as independently; ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment; ability to successfully execute many tasks simultaneously.
•    Customer service orientation is mandatory.

What we offer

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.    

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STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 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:  42332
Job Category:  Finance

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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