Intern - Finance in Tempe, AZ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Finance Intern will work closely with internal customers cross-functionally to ensure accuracy and communication of financial analyses.  The role will prepare forecasts and project trends using financial, economic, and other data to provide accurate and timely information for strategic and operational decisions. The intern will conduct and document financial projects, valuations, and identify continuous improvement opportunities. The intern will be required to have knowledge and skills to interpret financial information on costs, prices, expenses, and revenues to analyze data and provide recommendations to management.

What you will do:

  • Assists with identification and implementation of continuous improvement projects to achieve business financial outcomes. 
  • Assists with improving the quality of financial information through ever improving timeliness, accuracy, clarity, and transparency. 
  • Prepares and assists in preparation of monthly financial projections, including Profit & Loss (P&L) Statements and various monthly reports and presentations.
  • Prepare monthly analyses for department leaders with regard to financial control of company assets and spending.
  • Leads financial analysis of business development opportunities through detailed stakeholder meetings and research of acquisition targets.
  • Assist where needed to help build infrastructure within Finance and other departments to prepare the division for scalable growth without incremental spending. 
  • Ensures processes are created to perform repeatable results and to provide explanations for future use in accordance with business needs. 
  • Focuses on customer satisfaction by providing teamwork to solve problems while operating with honesty and integrity to provide highly responsive and timely results for the customer. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

What you need:

  • In pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field of study.
  • Advance Excel experience required.
  • Shows solid grasp of data fundamentals and possesses the technical skills necessary to adequately support business needs.
  • Must understand processes and procedures and be able to represent this information in financial/statistical format.
  • Must be able to consistently apply GAAP to all activities and functions.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to use independent judgment effectively.
  • Exceptional inter-personal communication skills.
  • Self-starter and ability to work with limited direction.
  • Ability to challenge existing processes to better the financial performance of the organization
  • Open-minded and curious

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.

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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