Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.
We are proud to be named the #5 World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Why finance at Stryker?
Are you looking for a profitable and growing company with a great culture and reputation?Stryker is the only company with 40 consecutive years of sales growth and was recently named the #5 Best Workplace in the WORLD by Fortune! Here, you will have many opportunities to learn and grow as we offer development opportunities unique for each employees needs including training, certifications, mentorship, leadership programs, tuition reimbursement, one-on-one coaching and more!
Who We Want
Collaborative partner. Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships, influence and partner with business leaders in multiple functional areas
Action oriented. Takes action to improve organizational capabilities, processes, products or services
Effective communicators. Can analyze and synthesize data/information for insights and communicate them in a consumable way for decision making
What You Will Do
The inventory accounting team is part of the Finance Operations Group, who support the divisional business units in a variety of complex accounting areas, including inventory accounting, enterprise accounting, product costing, master data stewardship, planning & reporting, finance systems, and other complex accounting areas. The Senior Finance Manager will be responsible for overseeing the team executing the transactional accounting processes, for nominated divisions, to ensure the financial statements are complete, accurate and in compliance with Stryker accounting policies. They will also work closely with the Finance Director in communicating with the business units on resolving any operational challenges, continuous improvement to the inventory processes and supporting project work that may arise from time to time.
Sets direction as key member of the inventory accounting leadership team
Direct oversight of team providing technical assistance, and employee development which includes hiring, communicating company policies, coaching, and counseling, administering performance appraisals, and enforcing company policies through appropriate disciplinary measures.
Directly responsible for accurate and timely completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual closing process including journal entry reviews, postings, blackline account reconciliations and explanations of aged balances.
Maintain balance sheet accounts associated with inventory to include gross and net accounts and complete balance sheet reconciliations in accordance Stryker policies
Analyzes financial statements and reports for monthly and quarterly financial reporting, tax reports, and other internal and external reports as required.
Lead the accurate and timely delivery of financial results with high-quality, concise narratives of significant variances including underlying drivers
Lead and provide monthly analyses and concisely communicate results to senior management, executives, and project teams.
Maintain an environment of strong collaboration with commercial partners and provide financial partnership to the business and provide visibility to key metrics and trends to drive performance improvements and standardization.
Act as Subject Matter Expert and provide technical expertise and advice on financial issues to functional or operational area managers to help them manage their financial responsibilities.
Ensure that adequate internal financial controls exist and are adhered to. Maintain up-to-date process documentation and coordinate with Internal and externals auditors
Oversight and accountability for special projects from inception to execution
Performs other duties as assigned by management.
What You Need
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Business-Related Field required
10+ years progressive Finance / Accounting experience with expertise in US GAAP required
Demonstrated experience in supply chain, inventory, standard costing, cost accounting required
Experience in US multinational Med Tech company strongly preferred
Strong ability to coordinate action across dispersed workforce and highly matrixed organization
Demonstrated strategic thinking and leadership experience with an emphasis on relationship management with all levels within an organization of comparable size and structure
Demonstrated experience leading multi-discipline, high-performance work teams/groups and managing resources to meet organizational goals across multiple projects
Superior oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills; ability to effectively exercise tact, discretion, judgment, and diplomacy when interacting and/ or negotiating with internal and external customers, and senior management, and ability to communicate with others in antagonistic situations using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict and maintain professionalism in accordance with corporate standards
High level of PC skills required. The successful candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint packages.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK