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 one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
What You Will Do
Heavy involvement, including process management, in the monthly accounting cadence in a manufacturing plant environment. Develops, implements, maintains and evaluates accounting systems and procedures and ensures the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of accounting data. Also manages standard costing including overhead application, product routings and BOMs, inventory, prepare and review account reconciliations in BlackLine, headcount management, and support business partners.
Leads monthly and yearly closing process
Leads annual cost roll
Lead and/or support strategic business projects including process improvements, cost reductions and ERP enhancements
Manages team of analysts/associates, identifies top talent, and mentors growth
Ensures financial statements and account reconciliations comply with company policy and GAAP
Interacts with site leadership to ensure effective communication and collaboration
Provides analysis of key business issues to senior management
Oversees cost structure and P&L and collaborates and communicates with manufacturing, materials, sourcing, quality assurance and other functions concerning budgeting, projections and variances
Identifies and implements process improvements and controls that enhance efficiency and financial integrity
Forecasts staffing needs to meet business demands; trains, motivates, coaches, rewards, and disciplines employees being managed; resolves personnel issues
Assists management with development and implementation of policies and procedures; ensures all established policies and procedures are followed by employees
Performs other duties as assigned by manager/director
What You Need
B.B.A. or B.S. required. Preferred with an emphasis in accounting. Master's degree in related field preferred.
Intermediate capabilities with remainder of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
Professional certification or related advanced course work in accounting
6+ years of relevant experience
2+ years of cost accounting experienced preferred
SAP experience preferred
Excellent mathematical and analytical skills
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent Microsoft office application skills
Accounting related software experience (Oracle and/or SAP)
Excel (spreadsheet applications)
Advanced analytical and data interpretation capabilities, including advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access (preferred, not required).
Ability to interact with and influence others to drive change.
Highly organized and able to prioritize tasks.
High standard of integrity and accuracy.
Strong communication skills, including interpersonal and data delivery.
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