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
As a member of the Internal Controls Team this position will be responsible for maintaining an effective system of internal controls and ensuring compliance with Stryker policies and procedures and applicable laws and regulations. Also, this role will support internal organizational processes and programs for mitigation of financial risk.
Essential duties & responsibilities:
Assess the internal controls environment and framework for improvement opportunities
Ensure key risks are appropriately identified for all operational areas, documented, and mitigated by appropriately designed internal controls
Support controls scheduling and performance monitoring
Perform the assessment of internal controls over financial reporting to ensure compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002
Coordinate testing and audits with internal and external audit teams
Review, follow-up, and report on issues and associated management remediation action plans
Interact with process and control owners to maintain current knowledge of business, organizational and technological changes and to ensure controls and process documentation are updated as needed.
Train new staff to comply with internal controls requirements and Corporate Finance Policies
Administer internal control systems including SharePoint and GRC
Assist the teams to ensure internal control narratives, standard operating procedures and desktop procedures are kept up to date
Education & special trainings:
Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
Certified Internal Auditor or similar certification preferred
Qualifications & experience:
2-4 years of experience in a finance function in a matrix international company (preferably American or Multinational company) or public accounting
Fluency in English required and Spanish preferred
Public Accounting Experience a plus
ERP technology (SAP and GRC) experience an advantage, including ERP implementations
Physical & mental requirements:
Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and collaborate across multi-functional dotted-line relationships
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines consistently
Good communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and ability to communicate complicated issues effectively
Demonstrated ability to perform consistently under varying business pressure as well as ability to adapt to a quickly changing environment
Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
Attention to detail in making evaluative judgements based on the analysis of information
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