Financial Planning & Reporting, Associate Manager in Allendale, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/9/2019

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Job Description

Stryker's MedSurg & NeuroTechnology (MSNT) Group is committed to designing products focused on performance and safety throughout the continuum of patient care.  Comprised of six Divisions, the Group has experienced tremendous growth and greater than 2x the market rate in many product groupings.  Growth continues to be achieved through equal contribution from acquisitions as well as organically and is poised for further success. This growth has created a need for an Associate Finance Manager to join the team to contribute to driving the business to new heights in this continually expanding organization. The Associate Finance Manager position will be a key support member of the Group providing direct financial reporting, template construction and support with consolidation of periodic (weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual) reporting, direct business support for the Group Headquarters organizations and contributes in various planning activities.  In this role, the individual will provide direct support to the Director of Financial Reporting for the MSNT Group along with liaising with Divisional level VPs/controllers/analysts & Corporate Finance Group members on a regular basis.  Responsibilities are time sensitive and execution of this function occurs in a fast paced environment requiring ability to organize activities, sound financial and accounting principles knowledge, acute attention to detail, MS Office (Excel) skills and proficiency working with financial reporting systems.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting

  • Prepares and analyzes operating performance and profit projections for reporting: Weekly Orders/Sales/Op. Income Reporting, Projections, as well as ad-hoc reporting for Group President, Group CFO, and Corporate Finance team
  • Serve as financial point person supporting Group Headquarters organization (HQ).
  • Assists in the monthly P&L reporting and projection process for the Group. Assists in analyzing and summarizing results at the Group level for Group leadership and Corporate
  • Will support development and ongoing maintenance of Monthly Management Financial Packet containing critical reports providing one stop data package for Group leaders to understand drivers, metrics and overall financial performance of the Divisions and Group
  • Monitor performance against bonus objectives, bonus accrual management and administer final bonus percentage achievement schedules 
  • Effecting reporting changes for organizational changes in growing business environment
  • Review and provide analysis and commentary on European and Canadian organizational allocation performance
  • Ad-hoc reporting as required  

Financial Systems & Reporting Tools

  • Through use of best practices be responsible for maintaining efficient reporting templates inclusive of impact of acquisitions, performing modifications necessary to meet Corporate requirements as well as incorporating Divisional and Group leaders considerations
  • Formulate subject matter expertise in the use of financial reporting systems and databases
  • Perform financial system reporting administration for the Group
  • Generate standard financial reports from reporting system along with working with Corporate Hyperion team in design, developing, resolving system issues and validating customized reports

Planning & Forecasting

  • Participates in monthly forecasting process, annual Strategic Plan and Budget processes for the MSNT Group including pro-forma template generation, modeling, consolidating, department expense build-up, MSNT Group presentation and analysis
  • Provide management summary level insights into divisional submissions along with proposed change recommendations

Other Miscellaneous

  • Assist in creation of executive presentation materials for variety of periodic meetings including Board of Directors
  • Participation in shifting of processes to new company standardized platforms
  • Provide financial support and analysis on ad-hoc projects and reporting requests
  • Formulates and communicates timelines with Divisional finance teams for variety of deliverables


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Accounting / Finance and relevant work experience in related field required
  • CMA or CPA preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office tools, particularly Excel. Sound accounting knowledge, understanding of GAAP and SOX principles 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • 5+ years of Finance/Accounting experience
  • Experience with Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) software and SAP are a plus.
  • Must be analytical and possess a high degree of attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple deliverables simultaneously and meet tight deadlines with a high degree of accuracy
  • Capable of working independently and utilizing sound judgement in executing responsibilities
  • Ability to work with all levels of management and navigate deliverable criticality with divisional finance personnel
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Collaborative, flexible and ability to maintain focus with a willingness to work within a fast paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Through use of business acumen possess ability to convey key points based on data analysis
  • Excellent organization skills

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: 0%

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.

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