Sr. Manager, Finance in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 8/25/2018

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    San Jose, CA
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Job Description

General Description:
Act as the Finance manufacturing site leader.  Manage team of accountant(s)/ analyst(s) and mentor their growth. Follow established accounting practices; ensure the proper and accurate reporting within the company. Align plant resources with the needs of commercial business and cost targets of the organization.  Provide analysis of key business issues to senior management. Close books on a monthly basis and provide projections. Consolidate books for multiple legal entities for statutory and management reporting.  

  Essential Functions:

  • Reports on key financial performance measures to operations and senior management on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Participates in monthly and yearly closing process including journal entry preparation and review.
  • Prepares and analyzes financial statements and reports for monthly and quarterly financial reporting, tax reports, and other internal and external reports as required.
  • Analyzes monthly operating performance and profit projections for reporting and developing action items.
  • Sets direction as key member of the Operations leadership team
  • Ensure familiarity and correct application of Corporate and Division cost accounting policies and principles.
  • Evaluates system requirements with an eye toward automating different aspects of the accounting cycles.
  • Acts as a champion for key company initiatives
  • Personnel management including scheduling, providing technical assistance, and employee development which includes hiring, communicating company policies, coaching and counseling, administering performance appraisals, and enforcing company policies through appropriate disciplinary measures.
  • Ensuring compliance with established regulatory and quality, legal, corporate, and human resources policies and procedures.
  • Maintain an environment of strong collaboration with commericial partners
  • Heavy involvement and leadership in Integrated Business Planning (S&OP) process.
  • Customer satisfaction:  Perform with honesty and integrity instituting a highly responsive and unsurpassed level of customer service.  Promote an environment emphasizing teamwork, empowerment, and problem resolution with a consultative approach. 
  • System innovation: Listen, participate, and contribute to enhancement of current processes and new system innovations.
  • Quality: Adhere to standards of training and providing documentation, continuous performance enhancement, and reliability.
  • Employee engagement: Responsible and accountable for actions promoting an environment that fosters personal growth and development.
  • Ensure accuracy of GIM costs.
  • Assist with the development and tracking of annual budgets.
  • Drives cost changes throughout the organization.
  • Generates data and analysis to assist in key business decisions for the division.
  • May assist in development and transmissions of operating plan and strategic plan.
  • Assists with related special projects as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in related field or equivalent.
  • 7-10 years of accounting experience (CPA preferred).
  • MBA preferred.
  • Previous management experience is preferred, specifically in manufacturing accounting.
  • Proficient in Hyperion Financial Management, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Oracle.
  • Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially to senior management.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Occasional travel required.

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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