Associate Finance Manager - Johannesburg, South Africa in Johannesburg at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • The Job’s Mission

    As a Stryker Associate Finance Manager, you will support the Finance Director in providing support to the business for all finance related projects. This role will also act as a support and cover to the Finance Manager to ensure continuity of key processes.

    Key Activities & Accountabilities

  • Shadow the Finance Manager and understand the roles and responsibilities of this function to act as cover when needed.
  • Assists the Finance Manager with month end and year end closes and preparation of supporting schedules.
  • Development of training guides relating to all reporting duties to ensure continuity and appropriate succession planning.
  • Assists on new deals that could impact revenue recognition principles, asset accounting and other governance controls.
  • Act as the project lead for all finance related projects with the support of the rest of the finance team.
  • Leads the preparation of quarterly forecasts and annual budgets for all cost centres and business units, sales, orders and margins.
  • Provides guidance to junior team members on monthly activities and requests from the business.
  • Perform ad hoc requests and queries as requested by management, the business, regional and corporate team.
  • Development of dashboards for management and the business to assist with cost savings and inventory analysis.
  • Education


    One of these qualifications is required


    7+ Years in commerce or in a similar role

  • Automate as much of the day to day activities to assist the Finance team with more value adding tasks.
  • Support of internal controls with testing and filing of evidence where appropriate.
  • Providing supporting documentation and assisting with external audit queries.
  • Excel modelling to identify any opportunities and improvements in processes.
  • Ensure that Stryker’s Compliance and Ethics program is always followed and that there is strict adherence to the Code of Conduct in all interactions.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%


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