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Associate Finance Manager - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract in St Leonards at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/1/2019

Job Snapshot

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    St Leonards
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Job Description

Stryker - Proud to be recognised as one of Australia's Best Places to Work again in 2018!

We help to change and save people's lives through teamwork, dedication and innovative technology. We care about our customers, patients and each other which is why we are consistently recognised as a great place to work. We are looking for exceptional people who truly want to make a difference…. because at Stryker we do.

The Role:

In this 12 month fixed term Associate Finance Manager role, you will act as our business advisor for all Stryker’s operations across the Australia and New Zealand region supporting Financial reporting, Financial Control, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Tax.

Who We Want:

  • Data translators. Highly effective communicators who can transform data findings into recommendations to compose reports and executive level presentations.
  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.
  • Business-oriented evaluators. People who effectively interpret information to demonstrate the effects of business initiatives, regulation and industry trends for sales, management and leadership teams.
  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
  • Self-starters. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

What You Will Do:

  • Support the business with inventory accounting for Australia which includes month-end accounting, forecasting, reporting & analysis
  • Act as the conduit between Stryker APAC Finance Centre of Excellence and the SSP Business for inventory analysis and accounting.
  • Ensure business is operating in line with key controls to ensure accuracy of the inventory balance.
  • Act as the go to person locally in respect to accounting and operational processes of inventory within the business.
  • Provide training and education on Travel and Entertainment policies and Accounts Payable processes to provide greater autonomy and visibility to the business
  • Support the Financial Controller as required with financial reporting, financial controls, accounts payable and an internal audit
  • Produce monthly and quarterly analysis and reporting on expenses including Compliance Committee reporting to drive accountability
  • Support the Tax Manager in respect to managing and preparing the following: Income Tax, GST/BAS, FBT and Transfer Pricing

What You Will Need:

  • Proven ability to use initiative and drive to achieve results
  • Natural talent to influence and build relationships across an organisation
  • Aptitude and desire to master business systems and process
  • Advanced Excel and high proficiency with all other Microsoft Office applications
  • Completed or nearly completed professional certification in accounting, CA or CPA
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines with a focus on results

If this sounds like you, click apply now!

Please note, this opportunity is a 12 month fixed term contract.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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