Accountant - Accounts Receivable based in Moscow, Russia in Moscow at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/12/2020

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Accountant – Accounts Receivable based in Moscow, Russia


In this role the Accountant will be mainly be responsible for AR accounting, sales recognition and bank transactions and will be reporting to the Associate Finance manager.


As a Stryker Accounts Receivable Accountant, you will prepare, record, verify, analyze and report accounts receivable transactions and posts customer payments on a timely basis. Maintains and reconciles accounts receivable ledger accounts, financial statements and reports. Reviews and evaluates accounts receivable policies and procedures and ensures external and internal controls and policies are adhered to. Produces reports of accounts that are in arrears and analyses of bad debt. Prepares analyses and reconciliations of bill runs to detect fraud. May be responsible for low-volume customer billing, including preparation, delivery and responding to resulting queries.

Will also be responsible for:

  • AR subledger to GL reconciliation
  • Customer Master file management
  • Credit limits / payment terms management
  • Revenue recognition (reserve/unrecognized sales/return sales allowance)
  • Bad debt allowance US GAAP + RUS GAAP + TAX
  • Ensure that effective collection processes are used (Cash Collection)
  • Analysis, preparation and Communication of analytical data: country exposure, planned and actual DSO, AR overdue trends and analysis for the country
  • Ensuring that all Corporate and local policies are reflected in Local credit Processes, narratives implemented, improved and followed, Align credit and sales initiatives
  • Participate in monthly closing US GAAP + RUS GAAP + TAX
  • Manage full cycle of banking process (payments/receivables, currency control, reconciliations, approvals) 
  • Support and participation in corporate projects
  • Proactively answer on ad hoc inquires when required and provide necessary information
  • Reconciliations with customers
  • Interaction with customers to prevent overdues issues
  • Internal control performance
  • Other ad-hoc accounting support & book keeping
  • VAT confirmation
  • Price list management
  • ICO Reconciliation


  • University degree with majoring in Finance & Accounting.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Accounting and taxes
  • Experience in credit control positions
  • Strong knowledge and demonstrable experience with Russian GAAP, Tax legislation, statutory requirements and Russian Laws.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, 1C, Excel
  • English skills: Upper-intermediate
  • Organized and result-driven
  • Fast-learning and able to grow as specialist
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills.
  • Ability to remain flexible and adapt to changing priorities with promptness, efficiency and ease.
  • Comfortable with, complexity, change and process improvement.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None


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