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
Who We Want
Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes - finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.
Data managers. People who enjoy compiling, organizing and consolidating large volumes of data, financial statements, and reports.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in finance functions
What You Will Do
This a primarily project focused role responsible for leading and executing on Communications GQO (Global Quality Operations) Finance projects and Communications site business initiatives. Business growth, compliance elevation and enhanced reporting requirements have resulted in a significant need to develop process improvements, system enhancements and align policies and procedures all of which need to be effectively managed, communicated and executed. This includes supporting cross divisional initiatives such as New Product Development (NPD)/product launches, Product Life Cycle Management (PLCM), ERP Consolidation, and BD Integrations. This role will also develop and oversee projects aimed at streamlining the close cycle and reducing complexity which will require process improvements and potential ERP Enhancements with a heavy focus on SAP. This individual will also support cost reduction projects in partnership with the Cost Improvement SQOP Team and partner with LSO and operations to develop process improvements and strengthen inventory controls. This individual will also provide ad-hoc data analysis and support routine finance deliverables such as month-end close, reporting and cost roll as necessary to achieve finance team objectives.
Lead and support process improvements and SAP ERP enhancements; provide testing and analysis to verify process effectiveness, accuracy and alignment with Stryker policies and GAAP
Develop project plans, timelines and outcome measures for initiatives working closely with initiative sponsor(s) and working groups
Process MCO/ECOs requiring part setup, cost roll and ERP/GIM maintenance as related to business projects, product launches and routine daily requests
Provide Finance training to stakeholders as necessary to enhance finance acumen, raise awareness and increase likelihood of successful outcomes for business process changes
Support cost reduction initiatives through data analysis, system changes and enhanced reporting to other functions.
Interacts with site leadership to ensure effective communication and collaboration
Provides analysis of key business issues to senior management
Identifies and implements process improvements and controls that enhance efficiency and financial integrity
Assists management with development and implementation of policies and procedures; ensures all established policies and procedures are communicated to employees and other stake holders
Experience with diverse / cross functional teams
Performs other duties as assigned by manager/director
What You Need
B.B.A. or B.S. required. Preferred concentration in business with an emphasis in accounting Master's degree in related field preferred
5+ years of relevant finance experience.
2+ years of cost accounting experienced strongly preferred
SAP experience required
Strong quantitative and analytical skills for creating insightful and actionable reporting and analysis
Ability to go beyond the numbers, discern trends, determine the root cause of variances, and consider the broad business implications in helping identify opportunities and improve performance
Advanced analytical and data interpretation capabilities; strong proficiency with MS Excel (VLOOKUP, pivot tables, formulas, etc.)
Accounting related software experience (Oracle and/or SAP)
Intermediate capabilities with remainder of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
Professional certification or related advanced course work in accounting
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