Accounting Supervisor in Heredia at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/30/2020

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Job Description

The Supervisor is a key member of the RTR Team, reporting directly to the RTR Associate Manager. The person in this role is responsible for leading all the operational aspects of the team, being the first escalation point for internal and external customers and tracking, evaluating and correcting the operational performance of the general accounting Analysts.

Essential duties & responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the performance of the team, KPI’s
  • Ensure a high level of employee engagement on their team.
  • Supervise month-end close activities and communicate risks and opportunities to Associate Manager.
  • Responsible to ensure timely and quality completion of period close processes and account reconciliations
  • Play a key role in the work migration activities from other Stryker locations, including knowledge transfer and documentation activities
  • Manage analysis of balance sheet and P&L transactions.
  • Review, control and approve account reconciliations and journal entries
  • Find opportunities to improve accounting activities and drive process improvement
  • Ensure Sox controls are properly completed
  • Take leadership role for accounting related issues and ensure company adherence to policies and procedures, US GAAP and local GAAP
  • Maintain business partnerships with other client departments, locations and regions, and internal customers/suppliers.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.
  • Performs other related work as assigned by management
  • Work with Internal and external audit teams to review and enforce policies

Education & special trainings:

  • University degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or other related areas is preferred.
  • Fluent spoken and written English; other language is a plus
  • Intermediate to advanced skills on the MS Office Suite

Qualifications & experience:

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience as Team Lead or Supervisor of business-to-business RTR  teams.

Physical & mental requirements:

  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and multi-task
  • Versatile, motivated, creative, intellectually curious, an excellent communicator and collaborator
  • Demonstrated ability to perform consistently under varying business pressure as well as ability to adapt to a quickly changing environment
  • Highly organized with demonstrated ability to meet commitments within strict deadlines
  • Effective problem-solving skills

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%


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