Senior Financial Accountant in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/3/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Senior Financial Accountant:  Do you enjoy Working in a fast-paced 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?
  • Do you feel thrilled by overcoming challenge?
  • Can you manage multiple priorities at the same time?

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

 What you will do 

  • Lead the Accounting and Reporting for your portfolio of countries.
  • Ensure accurate and complete financial accounting and reporting (US and Local GAAP).  
  • Lead the Month-End close activities.
  • Perform monthly reconciliations between the General Ledger and the Subledger in Blackline.
  • Maintain and perform an effective system of Internal Controls (SOX). 
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors.
  • Support local taxation.
  • Prepare financial and tax quarterly packages.
  • Prepare KPIs.
  • Train, coach and monitor Junior Accountants. Participate in their engagement and commitment.

What you need

  • Minimum Bachelor/HBO in Accounting or equivalent certification.
  • Minimum of 4 or 5 years of relevant experience in an accounting role in a multinational firm or Big four firm.

Required competencies

  • Familiar with US-GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley Act.
  • Strong excel skills.
  • Experience in ERP systems and Hyperion.
  • Fluent English.
  • Proactive communication with Management, local team and all levels of the organization.
  • Quick learner, flexible, collaborative and proactive to enhance processes or solve problems.
  • Accustomed to working under pressure and with deadlines.

 Valuable competencies

  • German or French languages.
  • Shared Service experience is preferred.
  • A recognized post graduate financial qualification is valuable (MBA, ACCA, CMA, CPA)
  • French and Swiss GAAP.

Our offer

  • This role is based in our offices in Amsterdam.
  • 40 working hours/week.
  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunity.
  • holiday allowance.
  • 27 holidays per year on full time basis.
  • NS Business Card.

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 0%

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