Financial Analyst, Finance & Accounting Rotational Program (FAR)
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Internal Number: R455910
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 the #5 World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Why finance at Stryker?
Are you looking for a profitable and growing company with a great culture and reputation?Stryker is the only company with 40 consecutive years of sales growth and was recently named the #5 Best Workplace in the WORLD by Fortune! Here, you will have many opportunities to learn and grow as we offer development opportunities unique for each employees needs including training, certifications, mentorship, leadership programs, tuition reimbursement, one-on-one coaching and more!
Who we want
Self-starters.Individuals who seek out the challenging projects and work to find just the right solutions.
Teammates.Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.
Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally build connections with both internal partners and external contacts.
Strategic thinkers. Analysts who propose innovative ideas and consistently exceed their performance objectives.
Customer-oriented achievers. Individuals with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.
Game changers. Persistent people who will stop at nothing to live out Stryker's mission to make healthcare better.
Why choose to go FAR?
Stryker, a global leader in medical technology takes great pride in their people, and that's why we are looking to expand our talent. As a result, we are looking for the best and brightest graduates at the start of their career to strengthen our team and drive our business going forward. Stryker FAR analysts will have the opportunity to:
Apply finance and accounting principles in a fast-paced and growing industry setting over three one-year rotations including a geographic relocation
Obtain structured development through exposure job shadows, plant visits, product showcases, formal training, volunteer opportunities and personal coaching
Develop meaningful relationships with senior leadership
Gain global exposure and finance visibility with business partners from around the world
Build technical, leadership and systems capabilities at an accelerated pace
Be a part of an innovative team and culture
Work on challenging and meaningful assignments that span multiple areas of Stryker, directly impacting the bottom line
Core rotations offered in California, Michigan, New Jersey, and Texas, developing new skills and competencies while exploring multiple career paths
Obtain coaching and guidance from leadership advisors, managers, and mentors to grow professionally and maintain continued support throughout the program
A bright future - commit to a leadership path early in your career, accessing accelerated learning opportunities and diverse experiences to become a great future leader
FAR Analysts will have the chance to help shape their own unique career path by gaining diverse experience in three or more of the following areas:
Enterprise and Divisional Financial Planning and Analysis
SEC External Reporting
Division Accounting & Finance
Pursing a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a business related field, completion date achieved between December 2021 or July 2022
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 grade point average scale
Must be eligible to work on a permanent basis in the United States during and after your rotations
Ability to temporarily relocate to different states within the United States for a rotational assignment
Committed to minimum of one geographic relocation
Committed to pursue a certified designation (CPA or CMA)
No prior full time experience post degree, excluding internships
Concentration in Accounting, Finance, Business analytics or Economics
Progress towards Master's degree with an emphasis in Finance or Accounting or other business related field encouraged, but not required as a prerequisite for our entry level leadership program
Academic excellence in Financial Acumen - Demonstrates a strong understanding of financial concepts
History of leadership experience - Participation in on-campus or off-campus leadership activities including volunteerism, service in an executive board of a student organization, etc.
Internship experience - either at Stryker or another company in a finance/accounting capacity
Process improvement - Able to develop and document work processes. Able to drive harmonization of processes and pursue continuous improvement
Systems expertise - demonstrated proficiency in applications such as Access, PowerBI, Tableau, SAP certification, etc.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills and ability to manage priorities and workflow
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work under constantly changing priorities
Ability to exercise independent judgment, adapt to new professional collaborative environments, perform within ambiguity, and achieve results
Proficiency in basic computer programs: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Proven leadership and business acumen skills
Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
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