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Job Title:  Internal Auditor

Req ID:  15141
Job Category:  Government Affairs
Country:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Zip:  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.


  • Conduct 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.
  • Perform testing to evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls, business processes, and procedures at STERIS Corporation.
  • Performs 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 of 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 Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills.Strong analytical/quantitative skills.
  • Strong analytical/quantitative skills.


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 and proven ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organization and facilitate the implementation of corrective action


STERIS is a $2B+, 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: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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