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
The IT Solution Manager, Finance is responsible for build governance and execution of the Finance solutions/applications in accordance with Enterprise Architecture guidelines. The IT Solution Manager, Finance is responsible for the delivery of capabilities and other supporting technologies within the Finance Applications area into Stryker sites. The IT Solution Manager, Finance is responsible for the production of detailed technical documents, configuration and/or development within the assigned applications, understanding of the overall design and architecture of a platform, and delivery of the end to end solutions.
Perform activities following Stryker's Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) framework and processes
Responsible for the build and technical delivery activities for all products/applications/technologies assigned to the team
Responsible for the delivery of capabilities across the SAP Finance application platform including other Finance integrating systems like Vertex or banking solution SWIFT
Working with Demand Review Board to manage supply and demand into Build group
Responsible for all planning and execution activities for the Build group in Finance applications
Responsible for the overall systems architecture and design in the larger context of complex heterogeneous systems.
Manages and coordinates with external suppliers and deployment partners to ensure they meet their contracted deliverables, agreed upon timelines, and metrics.
Lead/champion new generation of technologies in the SAP and finance applications arena
Accountable for choosing the right technology platform for implementing an architected solution
Formulates deployment strategies to ensure reliability and scalability for Stryker systems
Assesses technological risks that could jeopardize the growth and/or operations of the organization; makes recommendations on applications retirement
Leads and directs the work of Technical Solution Leads, Technical Solution Analysts and Solution Architects within SAP area or programs.
Provides consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top-level contributor/specialist.
Writes specifications, develops architectural concepts and artifacts.
Works closely with vendors through the entire system development lifecycle and ultimately accountable for their performance against measured KPIs
Accountable for smooth transition to Service Delivery
Manages the HR designated tasks for the people within their team
Financial focus on delivering activities on budget, leveraging time on value-driven activities and ensuring external resources meet contractual deliverables.
Special projects/assignments as required.
Education & special trainings:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in the areas of Computer science, Engineering, Information Systems, Business, or equivalent field of study required.
Master's degree in MIS, MBA or related disciplines preferred
Qualifications & experience:
Minimum 10 years of professional experience required, preferred 5 years deploying or delivering SAP Finance solutions, specifically focused on SAP Accounts Receivable, SAP FSCM (Dispute and Collection Management), SAP Banking (BCM, EBS, Lockbox), and Vertex (Sales and Use Tax, VAT).
Strong understanding of SAP integration with other SAP S/4 functions and applications
Experience in owning and building SAP S/4 and ECC Finance applications and products
Experience in leading resources in projects and programs
Strong commercial awareness and acumen and dealing with vendors
Deep understanding and knowledge of enterprise systems including but not limited to Finance Applications platform
Extensive knowledge of medical devices and/or pharmaceutical industry and basic knowledge of adjacent areas in terms of processes, organization, products and IT requirements
Ability to consider upstream and downstream process impacts and implications
Exhibits acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges
Versatility and willingness to work with constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
Experienced in enterprise solution methodologies, preferably in both traditional waterfall and agile approaches preferred
International experience and/or exposure working in other business functions preferred
Knowledge of Lean, ITIL, PPM, PMO, etc. standards and processes preferred
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with Senior Management
Must be able to generate, explain, and present detailed schedules, objectives, reports, and other documentation accurately
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a matrix organization structure with significant emphasis on collaboration and persuasion, rather than relying entirely on command and control.
Experience developing strategic business process methodologies to drive collaboration and business results
Demonstrated understanding of business-wide needs and processes and ability to work strategically with multiple facets of a global business
Strong data analysis and problem-solving skills
Ability to drive initiatives and projects independently from start to finish
Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills to a diverse set of audiences
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