Senior Technical Accounting Analyst in Flower Mound, TX at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/26/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Stryker is implementing a transformative program focused on optimizing the Finance function to support business growth and functional scalability.  The Center of Excellence (COE) for the Americas region will focus on supporting countries and product divisions in the region in a variety of specialized finance and accounting areas, including:  leases, inventory, planning and reporting, finance systems, and other complex accounting areas.     

Who we want

  • Accounting/Finance professionals.  People with a background in technical accounting/GAAP, coupled with the ability and desire to apply the concepts to “hands-on,” operational processes.
  • Passionate achievers. People who thrive when working on high-performance teams with an unyielding commitment to quality and integrity.
  • Enthusiastic players.  People who are excited by the opportunity to be part of designing and building new processes for the future.
  • Relationship-builders. People who create genuine, trusting relationships with internal team members, business partners and leadership.
  • Strong communicators.  People who clearly and proactively reach out to others to collaborate on effective solutions.

What you will do

In the early stages of building out the COE, the Lead Analyst, Technical Accounting will focus on applying ASC 842 Lease Accounting using the Nakisa application, as well as refining and implementing processes for Inventory accounting in SAP. As the COE continues its expansion into other accounting/finance areas, the Lead Analyst, Technical Accounting will assist with GAAP research and its application to a variety of Stryker transactions.  The Lead Analyst, Technical Accounting will also have opportunities to participate in various Corporate-wide projects involving complex accounting topics.

Lease Accounting Responsibilities

  • Reconcile monthly lease expense from Nakisa to Hyperion and investigate differences in a timely manner. 
  • Partner with divisions and Global Real Estate to ensure new leases, lease modifications and terminations are recorded timely and accurately.
  • Apply ASC 842 guidance and partner with divisions to ensure lease term, variable rent, tenant improvement incentives etc. are properly recorded in Nakisa and in the GL in accordance with ASC 842.
  • Collaborate with Corporate and other regional COEs to report lease information for disclosure requirements and support audit requests.
  • Assist in design and establishment of internal controls around lease accounting processes.
  • Partner with divisions to determine proper lease classification for both lessee and lessor contracts.

Inventory Responsibilities

  • Calculate, reconcile, and analyze Inventory and Inventory reserves for period close in SAP.
  • Analyze and prepare journal entries for Unrecognized Profit in Inventory.
  • Manage product costing for new products and annual cost roll.
  • Implement and maintain internal controls around inventory processes.
  • Coordinate and manage Budget and Forecast input, validation, and review.


  • Responsibilities will evolve and change as the COE continues to grow and expand.  The Lead Analyst, Technical Accounting will have opportunities for ongoing learning and development both within the initial areas of Lease and Inventory accounting, as well as outside of this initial scope in the future. 

What you need

  • 1-2 years experience in Audit, Accounting, or Finance
  • CPA preferred
  • Big 4 experience preferred
  • Experience researching and applying GAAP preferred
  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data accurately and efficiently
  • Fluency in English required
  • Strong ability to coordinate action across dispersed workforce and highly matrixed organization
  • Strong written and verbal skills enabling effective communication with all levels of management
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and lead projects to completion.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: 20%

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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