Financial Accountant (GL) - English & French speaking in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/26/2020

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Financial Accountant (GL) – English & French speaking

In our world class Financial Shared Service Center, we strive for delivering excellent customer service to our internal and external partners. Daily we are responsible for Stryker’s European Business Services, serving more than 20 countries.

  • Do you want to be part of a driven and multicultural working environment?
  • Do you want to join a company which improves people’s lives daily?

Yes? So, we probably have a career opportunity for you!

Your key responsibilities:

  • Performs accounting activities including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of general ledger accounts and financial statements such as balance sheets and profit-and-loss statements.
  • Prepares, records, analyzes and reports accounting transactions and ensures accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles.
  • Analyzes and prepares statutory accounts, financial statements and reports.
  • Liaises with internal and external auditors.
  • Prepares and submits VAT declarations and other compliance filings.
  • Conducts or assists in the documentation of accounting projects.
  • Supports Junior Accountants.

What are we looking for?

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent certification
  • Preferably 2-3 years of experience in accounting
  • Fluency in English and level B1 of French is required
  • Familiar with US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) regulations
  • Strong Excel skills

Valuable Competencies:

  • Experience within a multinational firm or Shared Service Center is a plus
  • Energetic, team-oriented and proactive
  • High level of honesty, commitment and responsibility
  • Experience with ERP systems and Hyperion

If you’re a results-driven person looking to make a difference in the world, consider why Stryker may be right for you:

  • This role is based in our newly established offices in Amsterdam
  • 40 working hours/week
  • Competitive salary + bonus opportunity
  • 8,5% holiday allowance
  • 27 holidays per year on full-time basis
  • Travel allowance or NS Business Card
  • Subsidized lunch
  • Collective Health insurance available through Stryker with ONVZ
  • Discount on gym membership
  • Meaningful innovation, growth and opportunities
  • International working environment (30+ nationalities)
  • Social Committee activities: Holiday party, free gym classes on-site, monthly after-work drinks, free fruit, foosball table etc.
  • Fortune has named Stryker a World’s Best Workplace

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. Stryker offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies including Reconstructive, Medical and Surgical, Neuro Technology and Spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Our products and services are available in over 100 countries.

Over the last number of years, we have invested in building a regional support structure in The Netherlands by creating an European Regional Head Office, expanding the Regional Distribution Centre and establishing the European Finance Shared Service Center (EFSSC) in Amsterdam. This is an exciting opportunity for a high-reaching financial professional looking to make a difference in the world.

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