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
Key Activities & Accountabilities
The Associate Finance Manager will be part of the Venlo finance team.
Main activities and responsibilities;
Manager the analysis and assessment of business results for ELC (non-inventory) and CDC (P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow)
Responsible for the Financial Statement activities including working with the auditors
Responsible for the month-end close cycle and related activities like Flash files (ELC non inventory related), Blackline review, Balance Sheet Review, monthly schedules, risk assessment submission and other corporate submissions.
Manage functional reporting and analysis (e.g. cost per unit, volumes, headcount, indirect spend)
Responsible for the preparation for the monthly business finance reviews including freight
Responsible for budget process and forecasting cycles
Responsible for the monitoring and coordination of the capital purchases and administration (PPE related)
Lead the needed financial assistance to projects / initiatives where needed
Manage the financial assistance where needed to RAQA and IS initiatives
Manage the project budgets in collaboration with the Program Management Office (PMO)
Manage cost center reporting and analysis (ELC/CDC)
Manage the relationships between the diverse stakeholders like the local CDC teams, Amsterdam Finance Center (AFC), Transportation team, Trade Compliance team, VAT team, countries, Corporate, European Medical Service Center in Maastricht
Responsible for the Internal Control activities under supervision of Internal Control Manager for ELC and CDC
Manage the Senior Finance Analyst
Support (Sr) Finance Manager where needed also on potentially other responsibilities more on European level
Other Essential Duties
Drive efficiencies in local processes and aim for standardization
Manage the work on a risk control matrix and associated documentation under supervision of IC Manager
Manage the work on setting up a controlled environment for freight, indirect purchases and fixed assets in close collaboration with IC Manager
Bachelor/Master degree in Finance, Business Administration or equivalent
Minimum 7 years' experience in a financial international environment.
Experience in people management is a preferred
Experience with Financial Statements is mandatory.
Experience in Supply Chain/CDC is a big plus, but not mandatory
Experience in project management is a preferred
Experience in procurement management is a preferred
Experience with International Standards is mandatory (e.g. US GAAP/SoX/ISO)
Familiar with Oracle and Hyperion and preferred and/or ERP/SAP
Knowledge on Power-Bi would be a preferred
High Level of competence on Microsoft Package, advanced user of Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, lookup formulas, etc.)
Able to manage a small team in a complex international and matrix oriented organisation
Resourceful self-starter requiring minimal supervision to meet tight deadlines
Detail oriented and analytical, but able to be practical to get things completed
Able to manage changing priorities
Willingness to learn and grow
Good interpersonal skills
Able to communicate at all levels both verbally and in writing
Focus on continuous improvement
Can work within a progressive/ growing business
Proficient in both spoken & written Dutch is highly desirable and English is required
Strong team player with good skills in building relationships
High ethical standards
Position in Organization
This role will report to the (Sr) Finance Manager ELC/CDC team and will be based in Venlo. Occasional travel might be part of the role (e.g. Amsterdam).
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