Director, Finance in Arroyo at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/22/2019

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Job Description

Partner the strategic planning process that sets the financial direction for our Puerto Rico end to end value chain. Key member of global Instruments finance leadership team that drives improved business performance over time. Be a brilliant Finance co-pilot with a creative and transformative mindset as we expect from our site leaders. Display high commercial & business acumen. Be a tough negotiator, highly innovative and a strong leader.

Manages and coordinates reporting activities (i.e., planning, budgeting and actual results); ensures policy and procedural compliance regarding accounting, tax, internal audit and other matters; directs and coordinates the analysis and appraisal of business information intended to improve operating results;. Drives continuous improvement in our investment proposals, analysis and forecasting of operating results whilst also recommending margin expansion opportunities.

Business Strategist

  • Key member of Instruments global finance leadership and SPR site leadership teams that formulates & executes strategic objectives, to help drive results & future direction.
  • Define & drive commercial success measurable such as top line growth & margin expansion
  • Be a key opinion leader that influences widespread knowledge of the site.
  • Own innovative financial processes for monitoring the objectives and specific achievements related to each new strategic & margin transformation initiatives.
  • Build organizational capability to develop & constructively challenge business plans & financial models to identify key value drivers.
  • Develop relationships & influence key senior leaders across Stryker
  • Enable alternative commercial arrangements with strategic Vendors to lower cost of adoption.
  • Steer Technology investment strategy toward commercial success.
  • Challenge distribution models using site advantages to simplify supply chain.
  • Develop a global micro-spoke model for Patient Specific proliferation (mass customization)
  • Integrate deeply with commercial strategic plans.

Business Controller

  • Partner with the Operations Director to deliver set financial results.
  • Manage the site finance team including recruitment, training and development and performance management.
  • Design new product funding models to drive adoption
  • Direct Puerto Rico Government interactions, in partnership with Global Tax, Legal and Treasury.
  • Provide financial advice and partnership to the team leaders.
  • Provide financial inputs at the monthly business unit reviews.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the annual budget & standard setting.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the annual capital budget and ongoing capital spend projections throughout the year. 
  • Ensure adequate internal financial controls and their adherence
  • Drive process improvements to ensure the provision of information to key business owners is more efficient
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • A Degree in business or equivalent discipline is required.
  • Hold a recognized professional accounting qualification
  • 10+ years’ experience in a Finance leadership position supporting a high performance business.
  • The successful candidate will be customer focused with a strategic mind-set.
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills with the ability to manage several priorities at once.
  • High commercial & business acumen.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint


Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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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