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Sr. Financial Analyst in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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    Portage, MI
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Job Description

Who we want

  • Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing financial data for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, and sales opportunity identification.
  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive when working within high performance teams. Dynamic relationship skills enabling them to secure buy-in, cooperation, and loyalty.
  • Data translators. Highly effective communicators who can transform data findings into recommendations to compose reports and executive level presentations.
  • Relationship-builders. People who create genuine, trusting relationships with internal team members, business partners, leadership and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.
  • Mission-driven finance professionals. Dedicated professionals to the purpose of supporting our organization that changes people’s lives and makes healthcare better.

You Have These Qualities:

  • The ability to learn quickly, define problems, and understand the big picture
  • You enjoy influencing and provide sound recommendations to create opportunities for future success.
  • You can tell a story across all mediums that is clear and well thought out. You have an ability to influence business partners at all levels in the organization
  • You like change and a fast paced environment; you are calm, patient, and level-headed
  • ​You enjoy working with great people and building strong relationships

Role Details:    

  • Perform financial analysis and provide key financial information and analysis in support of executive management decision making and strategy. 
  • Participate in planning and forecasting processes working closely with the business partners for Global IS and Corporate Center organizations. 
  • Analyze and communicate monthly results, leveraging core Stryker reports where possible. Monitor corporate and other cost allocations. 
  • Review output from the shared service accounting function (e.g., general ledger, fixed asset ledger, pre-payments, journals and balance sheet) for accuracy and compliance with GAAP andregulatory reporting. 
  • Support deployment of Hyperion products to standardize financial planning and reporting.
  • Provide modeling and analysis for initiatives (e.g., vendor contracts, cost efficiency plays, investments forgrowth).
  • Work collaboratively with corporate and division/group finance teams to drive continuous improvement in finance functions.
  • Support ad hoc analysis as needed

What You Need:   

  • BBA in Accounting or Finance; CPA/CMA desirable.
  • 3-5 years Finance/Accounting experience required. 
  • Focus on FP&A desirable.  
  • Proficient in MS Excel and PowerPoint; Hyperion experience preferred. 
  • Financial Acumen – Demonstrates a strong understanding of financial concepts for the medical device industry, including reporting requirements under statutory and GAAP accounting. 
  • Business Acumen – Able to understand the business and apply financial information to help lead the broader business towards continuous improvement. 
  • Process Improvement – Able to develop and document work processes. Able to drive harmonization of processes and pursue continuous improvement. 
  • Analytical Skills – Able to develop, analyze and effectively interpret financial information, including the effects of business initiatives, regulation and industry trends.
  • Communications – Sends, receives and interprets information clearly, accurately, thoroughly and effectively. Able to distill complex financial information to non-financial professionals in a way that is not condescending.
  • Prepares materials appropriate to the audience in Excel, PowerPoint or other formats. 

What We Offer:

  • A culture driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results
  • Coworkers committed to collaboration and winning the right way
  • Quality products that improve the lives of our customers and patients
  • Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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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