Lead Financial Analyst in Flower Mound, TX at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/29/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Stryker is implementing a transformative program focused on optimizing the Finance function to support business growth and functional scalability.  The Center of Excellence (COE) for the Americas region will focus on supporting countries and product divisions in the region in a variety of specialized finance and accounting areas, including:  leases, inventory, planning and reporting, finance systems, and other complex accounting areas.     
In the early stages of building out the COE, the Lead Financial Analyst will focus on implementing processes around Inventory and Lease accounting. As the COE continues its expansion into other accounting/finance areas, the Lead Financial Analysts will have the opportunity to assist in a variety of projects and complex accounting topics.


The ideal candidate for this role will have a background in technical accounting/GAAP, coupled with the ability and desire to apply the concepts to “hands-on,” operational processes.

Inventory Responsibilities

•         Calculate, reconcile, and analyze Inventory and Inventory reserves for period close.

•         Support business on implementation and monitoring of Internal Controls and other Compliance requirements.

•         Ensure all Inventory reports generated by SAP are accurate, complete, and reconcile to the General Ledger.

•         Implement and validate product cost updates and financial statement impact.

•         Coordinate and manage Budget and Forecast input, validation, and review.

Lease Accounting Responsibilities

•         Partnering with divisions to develop process for reconciling lease expense in Nakisa to GL.

•         Establishing internal controls around lease accounting processes.

•         Designing, stream-lining and documenting efficient operating processes for new function.

•         Maintaining Nakisa for new leases, modifications and terminations

•         Assisting divisions with proper lease classification

•         Reporting ROU assets and Lease Liabilities for accurate balance sheet reporting - monthly

•         Reconciling lease expense in Nakisa SLAN to GL - monthly

What you need

  • Bachelor's Degree: Required
  • CPA:  Preferred
  • Experience researching and applying GAAP:  Preferred
  • 5 years experience in Audit, Accounting, or Finance
  • Big 4 experience preferred
  • Proficiency with Excel
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data accurately and efficiently
  • Fluency in English required
  • Strong ability to coordinate action across dispersed workforce and highly matrixed organization
  • Strong written and verbal skills enabling effective communication with all levels of management
  • Effective problem-solving skills

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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