Senior Accountant in Heredia at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/3/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

he Accountant will be primarily responsible for executing Account reconciliations related to assigned entities in Stryker’s newly created Costa Rica Shared Service Center and additional support required to meet Month End Close activities or any ad-hoc request.

This is a Shared Services role related to standing up the Finance One optimization program.

Essential duties & responsibilities: (detailed description)

  • Perform Account Reconciliation for assigned entities
  • Investigate and resolve unsupported balances with main customers
  • Provide support to business on request related to journal/recon backups
  • Escalate any unusual activity or aged items to management which enables a proactive response to potential risks and related losses
  • Prepare cash flow analysis and FEER reports
  • Financial Statement analysis
  • Prepare inventory calculations (UPI, revenue, E&O reserves)
  • Drive month end closing process and any request as deem necessary
  • Control and validate WBS activity.
  • Comply with Corporate accounting policies, US and local GAAP
  • Performs other related work as assigned by management

Education & special trainings:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or related field
  • MS Office Suite
  • Fluent spoken and written English and Spanish. Portuguese is a plus
  • SAP, Oracle or QAD systems knowledge is a big plus

Qualifications & experience:

  • 4-5 years (minimum) of relevant working experience in a finance function in matrixed international company (preferably American or Multinational company) with complex reporting practices and with exposure to various reporting systems
  • Experience of working in a shared service center across a global /large organization will be an added advantage

Physical & mental requirements:

  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and multi-task
  • Versatile, motivated, creative, intellectually curious, a good communicator and collaborator
  • Demonstrated ability to perform consistently under varying business pressure as well as ability to adapt to a quickly changing environment
  • Computer or technical knowledge
  • Effective problem-solving skills

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: None


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