Job Title:  Senior Accountant

Req ID:  44777
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

Senior staff accounting position responsible for various activities in General Accounting Group including:
•    Assist the coordination, administration, and execution of the accounting process on a monthly basis including analysis of balance sheet & profit & loss accounts. 
•    Perform accounting activities including journal entries, account reconciliations and sub-ledger maintenance.
•    Identify opportunities to improve internal controls, process flows, communication, and effectiveness of accounting area.
•    Special projects as required by the department manager. 
•    Participate in the monthly closing process for assigned tasks and special projects


•    Profit and loss account analysis and review to assigned accounts
•    Balance sheet account analysis and review to assigned accounts
•    Journal entry creation and input through management of schedules and statements
•    Communication and interaction with other business departments and foreign entities
•    Serve as an integral part of the monthly close process; complete balance sheet reconciliations and record journal entries as needed
•    Analyze data to identify inaccuracies and drive corrections to processes as needed
•    Assist  in gathering information for audits
•    Foreign account analysis, templates, and communication
•    Assist with acquisitions and mergers with financial account analysis and input entries
•    Assist with financial reporting requirements including footnotes.
•    General account analysis and reconciliations on a monthly basis; corrections as necessary
•    Special projects as required
•    Perform all other duties as assigned

Required Experience

  • Bachelors Degree required, Accounting or Finance focus preferred
  • 5+ years experience in financial analysis/accounting position
  • Experience with Excel. 
  • Experience working in framework of monthly closing processes.
  • Employee must possess a thorough knowledge of accounting theories and practices.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills are necessary.
  • Strong computer skills, including Excel, are required.  Oracle experience preferred.
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple and competing tasks must be shown.
  • Proven ability to implement procedures and controls.
  • Attention to detail, plus strong analytical and time management skills required.
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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:  44777
Job Category:  Finance

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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