Lead Financial Analyst in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/10/2020

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Job Description

The Lead Financial Analyst -- to be based in Kalamazoo, Michigan -- will play a lead role in the business unit month end close process.  This individual will be responsible for the management P&L accounts across various cost centers, and will also be 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. Further responsibilities will include:

  • Manage preparation of annual budget and monthly projections
  • Assess and take 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
  • Partner with 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 assist 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

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferred field of accounting or finance.
  • Minimum experience of 5 years in related field.

Work From Home: Occasional

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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