Finance Manager in Seoul at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/26/2020

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Job Description

Main objective / purpose of the role:

Core objective of this position are

  • Managing and 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 accounting & 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. (including balance sheet reconciliation)
  • Ensure accurate tax reporting and compliance including transfer pricing.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Ensure managing cash-flow and hedging foreign exchange risks
  • Ensure the service from outsourced shared service center for GL and AP.
  • T&E expense analysis and control
  • Ensure daily banking requirements.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely processing of positive pay transactions.
  • Ensure the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Supports budget and forecasting activities.
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
  • Responds to inquiries from regional finance and the Corporate
  • Ensure internal & external audit process
  • Supervise the 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.
  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.

Knowledge / Skills / Attributes

Academic qualifications / degree & relevant prior experience:

Key strengths / personal attributes for the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with an emphasis in Accounting
  • Strong English communication skills (Reading/Writing/Speaking)
  • At least 8 years of progressive Finance experience 
  • Experience in accounting or audit
  • Strong understanding of USGAAP and/or IFRS required; CPA or equivalent preferred
  • Experience in budgeting, business analytics and variance analysis 
  • Strong familiarity with Excel and management reporting systems. 
  • 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 enthusiasm 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.


People mgmt. Describe the role’s people management / leadership responsibility (allocation of work, training, timelines, budget, recruitment):

  • Setting direction and have continuous conversation to support progression and provide feedback
  • Provide necessary training & coaching
  • Help individuals grow from both capability and career perspective
  • Evaluate and communicate the performance

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: None


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