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Job Title:  Supplier Master Data Coordinator

Req ID:  18729
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 AP Supplier Master Data Coordinator is responsible for processing all requests for supplier additions and updates for US, Canada , Costa Rica and Mexico Operating Units.  This includes ensuring that all required data/signatures are obtained from suppliers, internal requestors, and/or Supply Chain.  Obtained data must be verified for accuracy. Awareness of data specifications for and/or relevancy to internal/external audits, reporting to government/private agencies, and internal surveys is required.  (i.e.  W-9 information, reporting to U.S. Small Business Administration, etc.)   

Responsible for notifying suppliers of, and evaluating exceptions to, our standard payment terms, freight terms, and billing requirements.  Once supplier data is obtained, determination of internal classifications for supplier type, payment priority level, and level of tax reporting must be made. 

Supplier data includes but is not limited to:  legal supplier name, alternate supplier name(s), tax identification number, tax registration number, tax reporting address, organization type, principle NAICS code, business information- minority/women/foreign/veteran owned, parent company information, purchasing addresses, remittance addresses, purchasing contact information, accounts receivable contact information, billing/payment currency including banking information (ACH banking information, SUA (Single Use Account) forms and Wire forms), negotiated payment/FOB/freight terms, item(s) being supplied, supplier utilization of union labor, supplier insurance requirements, FDS registration information.

Responsible for supplier credit applications, management of data storage/retrieval, and special projects/other duties as assigned.

What you will do:
  1. Coordinate with A/P Supervisor to maintain policies and procedures related to supplier data.
  2. Keep up-to-date records of government reporting requirements.
  3. Ensure that vendor data is complete, accurate and complies with policies and procedures.
  4. Process supplier setup and update requests by obtaining required information and inputting into Oracle.
  5. Analyze, summarize, and/or report data for internal/external use as required.
  6. Provide credit information to suppliers as requested.
  7. Maintain company and employee confidence by keeping information confidential.
  8. Review and correct invoice image upload errors for Canada, Mexico and the US Operating Units.
  9. Perform other accounting functions as necessary.
  10. Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing related results in a cooperative and supportive manner.  Support team environment by working to attain overall departmental goals.
  11. Perform duties within the Company’s business conduct guidelines.
  12. Perform all other duties as assigned.
What you will need to be successful:
  1. A High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.  Associate’s degree in accounting preferred.
  2. One-year prior experience maintaining supplier data and working with accounts payable processing.  Previous office work experience preferred.
  3. This position requires a detail-oriented individual, who strives for accuracy, with knowledge of basic accounting principles, computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft Office software, Internet software, and accounting software.  Good mathematical skills; organizes effectively and efficiently; demonstrates the ability to maintain stable performance under stressful conditions.  Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, comprehensive correspondence, and memos. Confidentiality is critical. This individual must be able to handle multiple deadlines efficiently.  Fine finger dexterity is required; 10-key by touch.  Ability to maintain a courteous, businesslike manner when interfacing with outside contacts and other employees; ability to use good judgment and common sense when interfacing with outside contacts and performing job functions; analytical ability; ability to comprehend A/P procedures; ability to meet deadlines.



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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Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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