Controller in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/4/2019

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Job Description

The Controller manages and appraises operating results in terms of sales, operating profit, budgets, projections, trends and profit opportunities.  You will manage business accounting practices, the maintenance of fiscal records and the preparation of financial reports.  The Controller will be a financial partner to business leaders, enabling the business strategy and objectives.  You will create and execute the business’s financial strategy.  You will also lead projections and annual budgeting process consolidation and reporting.

What you will do:

  • Acts as strategic business partner for the business, representing the finance function on the leadership team. 
  • Prepares and interprets operating results as they affect the financial aspects of progress toward financial objectives in annual budgets, projections and strategic plans.
  • Manages and/or administers any or all of the following activities general accounting, cost accounting, internal auditing, forms control and records retention programs.
  • Will complete timely and accurate business financials. 
  • Partners with cross-functional business leaders to drive financial strategy to enable business strategies, goals and outcomes. 
  • Directs staff supervision over consolidation, reporting and general accounting.
  • Consolidates, analyzes and tracks company operating budgets and exercises accounting control to ensure that expenditures so not exceed amounts budgeted.
  • Sets and manages annual budgets, projections and reporting of budgeted and actual financial results.
  • Partners with HR partner to create the headcount strategy that supports the Division’s growth strategy.
  • Prepares and interprets operating results as they affect the financial aspects of the business.
  • Sets overall departmental goals and priorities and evaluates subordinate’s performance based on those goals and priorities.
  • Is responsible for complying with Sarbanes-Oxley and all other applicable financial laws and regulations, company policies and corrective actions.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • CPA or CMA preferred
  • 10+ years relevant experience required.
  • Advanced understanding of business strategy, financial strategy, financial projections, reporting and consolidations preferred

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 20%

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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