Financial Analyst - 26318BR - EN in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

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    San Jose, CA
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Job Description

General Description:
Maintains the general ledger and develops ways to improve the company’s financial reporting and forecasting abilities.
Essential Functions:
  • Assists in the month-end close process, including but not limited to preparation of journal entries, consolidation of financial statements, and detailed analysis of general ledger accounts.
  • Creates, maintains, and maps general ledger accounts to improve the company’s financial reporting abilities. Ensures that all activity is properly recorded in the general ledger.
  • Interfaces with management to develop recommendations regarding business planning, operating forecasts, and financial plans.
  • Prepares ROI analysis on projects and capital purchases.
  • Analyzes the company’s expenses against budgeted and historical activity. Assists in the preparation of annual operating budgets and monthly forecasts.
  • Records, develops, and tests internal controls to ensure the company’s proper compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 regulations.
  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis to ensure accurate reporting and sound financial controls.
  • Develops, prepares, analyzes, and distributes financial reports upon request.
  • Reviews accounts payable invoices to ensure proper coding of expenses.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Researches and reports on industry benchmarks; analyzes and compares the company’s results to best practices.
  • Assists with related special projects as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent.
  • One to two years related experience preferred.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word or equivalent. Hyperion Enterprise experience a plus.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and scientific method.
  • Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages.
  • Ability to analyze statistical and financial data, and calculate figures/ amounts.
  • Sedentary work: exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a minimal amount of force
frequently or constantly to lift, carry, etc. (Generally involves sitting most of the time).
  • Effective reading and writing skills.
  • Ability to review printed documents.