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 areas of responsibility:
Direct oversight of team that ensures accurate and timely completion of monthly reporting, projections, and annual cost standard development
Lead and provide monthly analyses and concisely communicate results to senior management, executives and project teams
Deliver high-quality, concise narratives of significant variances to prior year, budget, and forecast.
Highlight trends and significant drivers of forecast (tell the story).
Communicate projections and budgets.
Provide financial partnership to the business and ensure results consistent with budget and projections, challenge spending to reduce total costs, and provide visibility to spending and key metrics to drive performance improvements and standardization.
Provide technical expertise and advice on financial issues to functional or operational areas managers to help them develop budgets, understand financial reports, and manage their financial responsibilities.
Ensure that adequate internal financial controls exist and are adhered to within the facility
Work closely with financial accounting team to ensure that the financial accounts and the payroll are prepared within the set timelines.
Qualifications, Skills, & Knowledge:
A Degree in Accounting or equivalent discipline is required.
8+ years progressive Finance / Accounting experience with expertise in US GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley Act, and Financial Modeling.
Excellent English speaking / communication skills
Excellent mathematical and analytical skills
Excellent organizational skills
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