Financial Accountant in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Amsterdam
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/1/2018
  • Job ID:
    R404398

Job Description

As the Financial Accountant you are a key member of the Accounting to Reporting (A2R) team in the European Finance Shared Service Centre (EFSSC). 


In addition to A2R activities, the EFSSC is servicing Purchase to Pay, Master Data, Intercompany, Internal Controls and VAT services with in total about 140 FTEs. The EFSSC is the preferred business partner to support Stryker’s mission and vision for the European business. This will require Finance to focus on the basics of providing financial services and support, deliver value added finance service and support to Stryker Europe. It is Finance’s responsibility to assist the business in taking unnecessary costs out of its healthcare delivery system, achieve better economies of scale in the utilization of resources and leverage activities across functions and geographies to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Finance will be a best in class function, comprised of ethical, talented and engaged people, with efficient processes and effective controls that support our functions and customers.
 

Your key responsibilities

  • Accurate and complete Financial Accounting and Reporting, including all financial close activities
  • Being an active member of the A2R Team
  • Actively support the Shared Service vision in Stryker
  • A Continuous Improvement mindset
  • Support and maintain an effective system of Internal Controls, including Internal/External audit support
  • 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 an A2R manager in the EFSSC. 

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in accounting or similar field
  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years of experience in an Accounting or audit role, preferably in a multinational (preferably US based) or an auditing company (one of the big four)
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Shared Service experience is preferred
  • Familiar with USGAAP, Sarbanes Oxley Act
  • Knowledge and hands on experience with SAP and Hyperion is an advantage
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive
  • High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility
  • Accustomed to working under pressure and with deadlines
  • Team player

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 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

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including Reconstructive, Medical and Surgical, and Neuro Technology and Spine products to help people lead a more active and more satisfying lives.

Stryker’s products and services are available in over 100 countries.


Over the last number of years, we have made significant investments throughout its extensive manufacturing facilities across Europe. It has also invested in building a regional support structure in the Netherlands with the creation of a European Regional Head Office, expansion of the Regional Distribution Centre, and building of the European Finance Shared Service Centre (EFSSC) in Amsterdam. This is an exciting opportunity for a high-reaching Financial professional looking to make a difference, through the development of this new internal organization. The environment is one that is fast paced and dynamic.


Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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