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Lead Financial Analyst in Plymouth, MN at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/25/2019

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    Plymouth, MN
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Job Description

Founded in 2006, Entellus Medical delivers innovative, high quality, minimally invasive therapeutic solutions to healthcare providers and their patients who suffer from sinusitis.  What makes Entellus Medical great?  Our employees and the great products we offer. 

It’s a great time to join our organization.  We are now a part of Stryker.  Leveraging the unique competencies of our strong organizations to better serve the industry will continue to set us apart from the competition.  This type of growth enables us to truly address our customer’s needs and will help to position us as the market leader in the ENT space.

Together, with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.  Join us…you have the opportunity to make significant impact with us!

Lead Financial Analyst

Basic Function

Our newly created Lead Financial Analyst  will lead the business unit month end close process.  Responsible for the management of inventory balance sheet and P&L accounts.  Also responsible for headcount management across the plant.  This role partners with the Finance Manager and Business Unit Operation Team Leads for all annual financial planning and analysis activities.


  • Manage preparation of annual budget and monthly projections for all inventory adjustment expenses as well as gross/net inventory balances
  • Assessment and necessary corrective action of key reserve and accrual account balances
  • Own financial database and provide business intelligence for all business unit performance indicators—update/modify with the ever-changing business unit needs
  • Primary analyst supporting manager in annual internal controls (SOX) evaluations, including facilitation of sample testing
  • Partner with materials Team Leaders on all Fixed/Variable expenses, provide analytical explanations of actual to budget, actual to projection, and actual to prior year variances, and direct manager’s attention to opportunities for corrective action
  • Host monthly Business Reviews with key stakeholders providing expense analysis and trends
  • Develop and document all monthly, quarterly, annual, and audit-related business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal (SOX) controls and support external assessments
  • Provide feedback as the subject matter expert in the development of Corporate financial policies and assist in policy implementation
  • Prepare reports, analyses, and special studies as needed and assists management with general and financial accounting projects
  • Focus on customer satisfaction, solve problems through a consultative approach, operate with honesty and integrity, and provide a highly responsive level of customer service
  • Commit to quality by continuously searching for ways to enhance performance while meeting all training and documentation criteria


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent in one of the following disciplines:  Finance, Accounting, Information Systems (with Cost Accounting electives), Mathematics (with Cost Accounting electives), Computer Science (with Cost Accounting electives)
  • Pursuing MSA, MSF, MBA, and /or CMA or CPA
  • 4+ years related industry experience
  • Intermediate level of industry (GAAP/SOX) and operations manufacturing knowledge
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Hyperion Enterprise, JD Edwards (ERP), and Microsoft Query experience
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Must be versatile, flexible, and willing to enthusiastically work with ever-changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and influence others
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines without compromising accuracy

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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