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
Main objective / purpose of the role:
Core objective of this position are
Overseeing the daily operations in accounting, tax and internal control
Monitoring and analyzing accounting data and produce financial reports or statements
Establishing and enforcing proper methods, policies and principles for accoutning & controlling
Critical success factors / key deliverables:
Main responsibilities are but not limited to:
Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
Ensure accurate tax reporting and compliance including transfer pricing.
Lead internal control activities and perform SOX testing(US SOX, K-SOX)
Ensure internal & external audit process
Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
Ensure the service from outsourced shared service center for GL
Ensure general ledger group to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met.
Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
Responds to inquiries from regional finance and the Corporate
Bachelor's degree or equivalent with an emphasis in Accounting
Strong understanding of GAAP & Tax are required
At least 8 years of progressive Finance(accounting/tax/audit) experience
CPA or equivalent preferred(at least 3 years of expirence if worked in Big4 accounting firms)
Strong English communication skills (Reading/Writing/Speaking)
Strong familiarity with Excel and management reporting systems.
Key strengths / personal attributes for the role:
Communication: Able to work closely with other functions and clearly explain the analysis with rationales
Integrity: Understand and enforce compliance with Stryker guidance and accounting standards. Work with sense of urgency and strive to meet deadlines required.
Initiative: Able to work from the big picture perspective, highlighting risks and potential actions when necessary
Leadership: Work with enthusiam to contribute as a finance in various finance areas (Accounting, FP&A, etc.) beyond current team/position/geographic boundary. Act as a role model in develping self & others by proactive learning & sharing.
Leadership/ People mgmt.
Describe the role's people management / leadership responsibility (allocation of work, training, timelines, budget, recruitment): Indivisual contributor
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