Junior Financial Accountant in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/16/2020

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Job Description

Junior Financial Accountant: Do you thrive in a challenging environment?

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 on a daily basis?
  • Can you manage multiple priorities at the same time?

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

Your key responsibilities:

The Junior Financial Accountant performs responsibilities related to the monthly and quarterly accounting and reporting activities of Stryker Europe. These responsibilities include but are not limited to the following. 

  • Supporting the Accounting and Reporting for your portfolio of countries 
  • Month ends close
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Maintain and perform an effective system of Internal Controls (SOX) 
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors
  • Support statutory financial statement close
  • Support local taxation compliance  

What are we looking for?

  • Minimum Bachelor/HBO in Accounting or equivalent certification
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience in an accounting or audit role
  • Shared Service experience is preferred
  • Preferably familiar with US-GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley Act
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience in ERP systems
  • Communication, be able to effectively interact with all levels within the company
  • Energetic, collaborative and proactive

Our offer:

  • 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 a full-time basis;
  • Commuting allowance/NS Business Card;
  • Subsidized lunch;
  • Collective Health insurance available through Stryker with ONVZ;
  • Discount on gym membership and bicycle;
  • Meaningful innovation, growth and opportunities;
  • International working environment (30+ nationalities);
  • Social Committee activities: Holiday party, monthly after work drinks, free fruit, Foosball table, etc.
  • Fortune has named Stryker a World's Best Workplace

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