Intercompany Associate Manager in Heredia at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Intercompany Associate Manager will be supervising and leading Intercompany process in Stryker’s Costa Rica Shared Service Center. This position will:

  • Work with the Migration Team on the transition of Intercompany billing activities from the Americas region to Costa Rica
    • Lead, manage, and develop the process within the Intercompany team
    • Maintain an effective system of internal controls and to ensure compliance with Stryker policies and procedures and any applicable laws and regulations

Essential duties & responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop a team who assures the highest levels of customer satisfaction by meeting or exceeding customer expectations with closings/e-closings that occur in a timely and effective fashion for the Americas
  • Play a key role in the work migration activities from other Stryker locations, including knowledge transfer and documentation activities
  • Collaborate with other Share Service teams to deliver quality results
  • Train and supervise new Intercompany Specialists to ensure efficient operation
  • Support the research and resolution of Intercompany vendor disputes
  • Ensure complete, timely and accurate accounting for Intercompany transactions, reviewing Intercompany balance sheet reconciliations accurately and following up with stakeholders to resolve open items in the reconciliation
  • Execute intercompany month end closing process as deem necessary
  • Develop, measure and distribute result and efficiency drive metrics / KPI’s
  • Comply with Corporate accounting policies, US and local GAAP
  • Performs other related work as assigned by management
  • Develops and maintains productive team-oriented staff, and manages relationships with internal Stryker customers

Education & special trainings:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or related field preferred.
  • MS Office Suite
  • Fluent spoken and written English and Spanish. Portuguese is a plus
  • SAP, Oracle or QAD systems knowledge is a big plus

Qualifications & experience:

  • 5-7 years of relevant working experience in a finance function in matrixed international company (preferably American or Multinational company) with complex reporting practices and with exposure to various reporting systems.
  • Experience of working in a shared service center across a global/large organization.
  • CPA or other accounting certification preferred.

Physical & mental requirements:

  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and multi-task
  • Good communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and ability to communicate complicated issues effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to perform consistently under varying business pressure as well as ability to adapt to a quickly changing environment
  • Computer or technical knowledge
  • Effective problem-solving skills

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

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