Stryker Corporation

What You Will Do

The Financial Reporting Analyst is responsible for providing financial reporting and analysis on a monthly basis. This will include preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements and various financial and account analysis. This role will also provide analytical support within the Finance team during the budget and planning processes. This individual must serve as a contributing member of the Finance team while championing Stryker’s Mission and Values.

Individual Responsibilities:

  • Proactively collaborates with internal teams/departments to promote a culture of inclusiveness and cooperation
  • Responsible to live and exemplify Stryker’s Values: Integrity, Accountability, People, and Performance

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accounting for inventory and other financial statement accounts follow GAAP/Stryker policies, and processes on inventory comply with SOX requirements
  • Perform reconciliations, detailed financial analysis and follow-up on monthly performance versus budget or forecast related to inventory adjustments, days-in-inventory, and gross/net inventory with Operations
  • Analyze data at sku level to determine trends and driving factors for inventory levels / adjustments
  • Responsible for ad-hoc analysis and information requests from business unit leaders
  • Prepare flash and forecast commentary around inventory adjustments (demos, loaners, purchase price variance, etc.)
  • Work collaboratively with business partners in preparation and distribution of standard monthly reports and dashboards
  • Active participant in monthly Operational inventory meetings to ensure effective management of inventory
  • Assist with preparation of budgets, projections, and strategic plans related to inventory adjustments/provisions and inventory levels
  • Participate in annual Sarbanes Oxley testing of internal controls
  • Key finance representative in cross-functional projects on continuous improvement, efficiencies or new initiatives
  • Work closely with Operations and Shared Services to resolve intercompany inventory disputes and returns to manufacturers
  • Participate in validation and accuracy of annual cost update
  • Assist with monthly margin analysis
  • Other duties as assigned by manager

Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • Strong Microsoft Excel/Power BI skills (designing, building, and maintaining files)
  • Capable of analyzing and resolving complex accounting issues of a broad scope using independent judgment
  • Strong organizational skills with a proven ability to handle multiple priorities and manage projects to a timely conclusion
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; comfortable dealing with all levels of management and building relationships with key stakeholders
  • The ability to think outside the box in relation to process improvement and data integrity

What You Need

  • Degree required (preferred concentration in accounting/finance)
  • Working towards the completion of professional accounting designation CPA required
  • 2+ years finance/accounting experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Oracle 11i ERP, Danube and Hyperion Financials would be an asset
  • Internal applicants with an equivalent combination of education, experience, and performance over time at Stryker will be considered
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