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Financial Accountant - Accounting to Reporting in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

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Job Description

As the Financial Accountant you support one of our sites and be part of our Accounting and Reporting team. This team is part of the European Financial Shared Services department based in Amsterdam.

This is a stand-alone role in the team and you will perform accounting and reporting activities with primary focus on delivering accurate and complete financial accounting, including all financial close activities. Your main accountabilities will be:

  • Being an active member of A2R Team
  • Actively support the Shared Service vision in Stryker
  • Support a Continuous Improvement mindset
  • Accurate and Complete Financial Accounting and Reporting, including all Financial Close activities
  • Support an effective system of Internal Controls, including Internal/External audits
  • Full Compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, Stryker policies and procedures and any applicable laws and regulations
  • Support the business

The role is reporting to the Associate Manager A2R in the EFSSC. 


  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Accounting with 3 to 5 years of experience in an accounting position
  • Fluent spoken and written English. Any other European language is a plus.
  • 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
  • Preferable living in the Amsterdam area

Our offer:
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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