Senior Accountant in Tempe, AZ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/21/2020

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Job Description

This professional -- to be based in Tempe, AZ -- will be a critical department resource for Stryker Sustainability Solutions. This professional will process journal entries, complete account reconciliations, and review department sub-ledgers as well as other tasks within the Accounting Department. Essential duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing journal entries, monthly balance sheet reconciliations, and financial reporting.
  • Maintaining records of assets and liabilities in the areas of prepaids, fixed assets, intercompany accounts, sales tax, and accrual accounts.
  • Managing the division’s CER process.
  • Participating in division and cross-divisional accounting matters including financial transactions or procedures.
  • Reconciling intercompany balances.
  • Executing ad-hoc reporting on assigned topics; adding accounting insight and acumen.
  • Maintaining and updating documentation including SOX narratives as applicable to remain compliant to regulations.
  • Evaluating federal, state, and property tax information, collaborating with corporate tax and governmental stakeholders and ensuring compliance with established deadlines.
  • Identifying and remediating reconciling items.
  • Preparing quarterly and year-end schedules.


  • B.A. or B.S. in business with an emphasis in accounting or related curriculum.
  • 1-2 years general accounting or related experience preferred.
  • CPA preferred
  • Familiarity with general accounting and financial reporting (including knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley).
  • Experience in JDE/HFM preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to analyze and resolve routine accounting issues using independent judgment.
  • Demonstrated communication, customer service and analytical skills.
  • Excellent mathematical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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