Senior Internal Auditor in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

What we are looking for...

High performer. A self-motivated individual who can consistently meet or exceed expectations and is driven to complete projects within established time and budget guidelines.

Growth mindset. Growth-oriented individual who aspires to develop in their new role and take on additional responsibilities within internal audit and across Stryker.

Team player. Someone who collaborates effectively across the global audit team and enjoys digging into the details of processes while supporting project timelines.

Skilled Auditor. Someone can complete testing with minimal supervision and demonstrates a strong understanding of audit techniques, practices and procedures across financial accounts and processes.

Effective communicator. An experienced auditor who can concisely communicate both written and verbally with team members and stakeholders in a manner that establishes trust, builds relationships and promotes accountability.

What you will do

As a Senior Auditor, you will support all phases of audit engagements and consulting projects, taking ownership of your assigned areas from beginning to end. You will work alongside members of our global team under the direction of a Manager to scope and plan the audit, prepare for fieldwork and learn about the business being audited, travel to the location to execute the engagement, and report audit findings internally to the department and externally to stakeholders. Your role as a Senior also includes coaching staff and supporting various company initiatives in a consulting capacity.

Our Audit department is continually striving for excellence, and you will also play a role in designing and implementing departmental initiatives to continue to advance our department as a world-class Internal Audit function and business partner to Stryker. Our Amsterdam location is home to the European Office (branch of the Regional Headquarters) and the European Finance Shared Services Centre. Therefore, your networking and relationship building skills will be leveraged regularly as you interact with other departments across the company.

What you need

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in accounting or finance
  • 3-5 years in accounting, audit or other relevant industry experience
  • CPA, CIA, ACCA or CISA certification preferred
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Familiarity with US-GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley Act requirements, COSO framework of internal controls and the IIA Professional Auditing Standards
  • Solid understanding of general IS and computing controls with impact on financial reporting.
  • High proficiency in MS Office Package

Position Snapshot

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Responsibly paced workload compared to traditional “busy season” expectations
  • Work-Living travel compensation
  • “Dress for your day” dress code

The Company

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including orthopaedics, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology & spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries around the world.  For more information, please visit our website at

In February 2020, Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) announced that for the tenth consecutive year Stryker has been named one of the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking 8 out of 100. Click here to see the announcement.

Our Stryker mission

Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.

Our Internal Audit mission

To be a trusted advisor, business partner and recognized developer of talent, dedicated to enhancing value and the achievement of Stryker’s strategic imperatives.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 30%

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