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 Director, Finance directs and reports on financial operations and activities of responsible GQO Plants (2) including but not limited to maintaining of fiscal records, preparation of financial reports, and compliance to accounting practices, laws and regulations. Will work across Site to leverage on organizational structure optimization and lead and engage a team of finance professionals. May include business partnering with Business Unit at the Commercial Level.
Participates as a key member of site leadership team in driving results and formulating the financial strategy of the sites
Builds organizational capability to develop & constructively challenge business plans & financial models to identify key value drivers
Develops relationships & influences key senior leaders across Stryker
Develops and implements accounting control procedures and provides staff management over accounting systems and control methods.
Reviews and controls some or all: cost accounting, accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable, fixed assets, general accounting, statutory accounting, and Hyperion functions of the Sites/Campus
Directs and is responsible for preparation of projections, budgets, and standard cost setting.
Provides leadership to the Finance team within the Sites/Campus to ensure financial soundness and compliance.
Compiles and/or oversees the compilation of periodic financial statements and prepares and submits appropriate operating reports and/or budgetary input.
Reports to Franchise Finance Senior Director regularly the financial performance of the Sites/Campus and proactively anticipates opportunities and communicates efforts towards mitigation of financial risks in projection and budget processes.
Reviews and approves capital expense requests, which include providing appropriate financial justification for all capital investments and the alignment of these investments to the long term GQO strategy.
Assists with and/or directs special projects with the sites.
Acts as a liaison between the company and outside auditors in providing the required information and ensuring that the proper information is maintained for historical purposes.
Trains others in general accounting guidelines and procedures.
Updates and resolves accounting related issues for international divisions.
Submits periodic reports on assigned topics to management.
Coordinates the activities of 1 or more finance managers, accountants, analysts, or any other finance personnel
Evaluates the performance of 4 or more employees based on pre-established performance parameters.
Coaches and develops direct support subordinates.
Is responsible for subordinate compliance with company policy and corrective actions.
Ensures adequate internal financial controls and their adherence
Education / Special Training Required:
B.B.A. or B.S. in business with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance.
CPA or MBA equivalency
Qualifications / Work experience preferred:
Excellent English speaking / communication skills
Preferred candidate will be bilingual in Spanish and English
Excellent mathematical and analytical skills
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Intermediate to Excellent PC skills
10+ years related accounting experience.
3-5 years proven experience in leadership roles
Proven experience working in a multinational manufacturing organization
Accounting related software experience.
Professional certification or related advanced course work in accounting.
Excel (spreadsheet applications).
General accounting knowledge.
Graphics (PowerPoint etc.).
Hyperion Consolidation Software.
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Generally involves sitting most of the time.
Must be able to review printed and handwritten materials.
Must be able to operate common office equipment (e.g. calculator, PC, telephone, etc.).
Must be able to communicate telephonically.
Must be able to understand and explain detailed and/or complex accounting guidelines and procedures.
Must be able to analyze and resolve non-routine accounting issues using independent judgment.
Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies and errors (e.g. in the printed word, accounting reports or statements, etc.).
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