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Job Title:  Senior Financial Analyst

Req ID:  23385
Job Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  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 Senior Financial Analyst will assist in the preparation, evaluation and interpretation of past, budgeted and projected financial results for global Supply Chain operations, including US & foreign warehouses, Corporate Purchasing, S&OP and the Logistics department. You will be responsible for coordinating the Monthly General Ledger Close for all AS400 locations.  You will be responsible for the reconciliation of Inventory and reserves.  Also, you will maintain capital expenditure analysis on a higher business level and work with Operations to assist with the process of submitting new projects.

What You Will Do

  • Assists in the month, quarter and year-end financial close process
  • Creates and submits various journal entries in support of the close process.  
  • Analyze and reconcile various accounts to the General Ledger; including inventory, accounts payable and accruals.  Initiate corrective action where appropriate.
  • Performs analysis and prepare support schedules/reports of monthly operating results vs. budgets/projections; includes PPV, inventory and reserves.
  • Develop and maintain financial templates and analysis to improve the financial accounting and internal/external financial reporting on acquisition and other business units.  
  • Gathers and provides backup documentation to management and business units for requested financial information. 
  • Creates and provides reporting to management on a monthly, quarterly and year end basis, various financial reports including both internal and external reporting.  
  • Develop financial templates, models and analysis tools in Excel, Khalix and Cognos
  • Provides information to management by assembling and summarizing data; preparing reports; making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations
  • Recommend, interpret and enforce the internal control policies, procedures, and practices of the Company.  
  • Prepares financial assessments/analysis as needed to support posted activity.
  • Analysis to support development of strategies to optimize the utilization of distribution center resources.
  • Prepare plan and forecast for all areas of the distribution centers; includes staffing plan, capital expenditure plan and expense accounts.
  • Work with plant operations to submit for new capital projects. Track, maintain and forecast existing capital project expenditures.
  • Investigates, reviews and analyzes the accounting flow, controls and procedures. Maintain control documentation. Initiate corrective action where appropriate.
  • Gather and maintain the Capital Project Portfolio, including creating and maintaining support of actual capital expenditures 
  • Create and maintain worksheets / charts to quickly analyze Capital Project Portfolio versus plan. 
  • Process Capital Approval Request forms
  • Review capital requests in compliance with the STERIS capital policy, suggest changes as required, secure approvals and submit the approved capital requests to the project coordinator for set up in Oracle Financials. 
  • Prepares financial assessments/analysis to support post investment reviews.
  • Prepare quarterly forecasting and annual planning/budget process. 
  • Tracks financial status by monitoring variances from plan. 
  • Determines financial status by comparing and analyzing plans and forecasts with actual results. 

What You Need to be Successful

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of 5  years of financial accounting, analysis and reporting experience 
  • Knowledge and/or demonstrated use of business reporting and financial systems (i.e. Oracle, Excel, Longview, Cognos, 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.
  • Must be able to diagnose and identify discrepancies and issues in financial reporting
  • Process Improvement skills.




Offering You in Return

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.


STERIS is a $3B, 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.

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