Lead Financial Analyst in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are a great place to work. Fortune, in association with Great Place to Work, named us among the World’s Best Workplaces. We ranked #10 out of the 25 companies on the list. This list highlights companies that have gone above and beyond to create a great workplace for employees all over the world. Fortune also named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the United States. This is the seventh consecutive year we have been on the list, and we ranked 16 out of 100.

Who We Want

  • Hard-working winners. Confident, competitive and results-oriented finance professionals who create a track record of success.
  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive when working within high performance teams. Dynamic relationship skills enabling them to secure buy-in, cooperation, and loyalty.
  • Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
  • Relationship-builders. People who create genuine, trusting relationships with internal team members, business partners, leadership and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.
  • Mission-driven finance professionals. Dedicated professionals to the purpose of supporting our organization that changes people’s lives and makes healthcare better.

You have these qualities

  • A passion for accounting and financial planning
  • The ability to learn quickly, define problems, and understand the big picture
  • You can tell a story across all mediums that is clear and well thought out.
  • You have an ability to influence business partners at all levels in the organization
  • You like change and a fast paced environment; you are calm, patient, and level-headed
  • You are self-motivated , energetic and can step up and take the lead
  • You enjoy working with great people

What You Will Do

You will...

  • Performs business functions, coordinates activities for department and executes specified business projects for the Global Service business.
  • Work closely with internal and external customers to provide exceptional communication, coordination, gathering and analyzing data and metrics to provide meaningful data insights to the Global Service business leaders.
  • Work closely with internal and external customers to review actual spend, and forecasts of future expenditures.
  • Analyze month-end variances.
  • Provide performance reporting and analysis, including recovery plans.
  • Vet financial projections for business excellence initiatives.
  • Provide project specific financial analysis and make recommendations in the selection of projects.
  • Analyze trade-offs in spending and project schedules.
  • Produce reports on labor and hours related to projects and development.
  • Support monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close activities.
  • Ensure GAAP principles are adhered to.
  • Prepare journal entries with auditable support.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts.
  • Analyze variances and provide explanations to management.
  • Support Sarbanes-Oxley compliance testing as required.
  • Capital investment analysis and financial modeling.
  • Advise business partners on capital vs. expense guidelines.
  • Perform complex Excel modeling and NPV & ROI calculations.

What You Need

  • BA or BS in Business, preferably Finance, Accounting or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in financial analyst or related role.
  • Comfortable extracting and manipulating large amounts of data with MS Access or similar tool.
  • Detailed knowledge of ERP system transactional flow and resulting financial entries.
  • Familiarity with SAP, Hyperion, Host Analytics or similar tools preferred.
  • Cost accounting and financial analysis experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

What We Offer

  • A culture driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results.
  • Coworkers committed to collaboration and winning the right way.
  • Quality products that improve the lives of our customers and patients.
  • Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: 10%

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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