Financial Accountant – Accounting to Reporting in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Amsterdam
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/5/2018
  • Job ID:
    R405809

Job Description

Your key responsibilities


Shared Services

  • Support a Shared Service mindset within the department
  • Support a continuous process improvement focus

Accounting and Reporting

  • Maintains a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Ensures all transactions are in compliance with US and local GAAP and are posted in a timely manner
  • Ensures accounts are properly reconciled and properly documented on a timely basis
  • Maintains documentation to support account balances in a manner that facilitates the efficient review and audit of books and records
  • Ensures all financial transactions are properly recorded with sufficient documentation to support the business purpose of the transactions
  • Supports month-end processes to ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Provides support as necessary to facilitate forecasting and budget processes
  • Responds to inquiries regarding accounting requests
  • Supports the audit process and provides documents as necessary to facilitate the completion of audit requests

Month-end and Year-end Close

  • Prepares financial reports to satisfy Division and Corporate reporting requirements
  • Ensures financial information is reviewed to identify any issues that would impact the accuracy and reliability of financial information presented

Fixed Assets

  • Ensures fixed assets are properly accounted for and depreciated in accordance with Corporate policy
  • Manage the approval and accounting for the retirement and disposition of fixed assets

Payroll

  • Ensures accounting entries are posted in a timely manner to ensure account balances are properly stated
  • Performs analysis and supports the accounting requirements for all payroll related balance sheet accounts

Internal Controls

  • Ensure accounting books and records comply with Corporate accounting policies, Sarbanes Oxley, US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and local equivalent laws
  • Performs related work as assigned by management

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Accounting with 3 to 5 years of experience in an accounting position
  • Familiar with USGAAP and Sarbanes Oxley Act regulations
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive
  • High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility
  • Accustomed to working under pressure and with deadlines
  • Team Player
  • Fluent spoken and written English. Any other European language is a plus.
  • Preferable living in the Amsterdam area

If you’re a results-driven person looking to make a difference in the world, consider why Stryker may be right for you:

  • This role is based in our newly established offices in Amsterdam;
  • 40 working hours/week;
  • Competitive salary depending on experience with 10% bonus opportunity
  • 8,5 % holiday allowance
  • 27 holidays per year on full time basis;
  • Travel allowance
  • Subsidized lunch
  • Collective Health insurance available through Stryker with OHRA
  • Free Accidental Death & Disability Insurance for all employees
  • Free insurances for long term disability
  • Discount on gym membership and bicycle
  • Meaningful innovation, growth and opportunities
  • International working environment (30+ nationalities);
  • Dynamic and fast paced work environment;
  • Social Committee activities: Holiday party, free gym classes on site, monthly after work drinks, free fruit, foosball table etc
  • Fortune named Stryker a 2017 World’s Best Workplace and Great Place to Work for the Netherlands 2018


Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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