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Lead FP&A Analyst in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

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Job Description

Who we want

As the EMEA FP&A analyst you will be responsible for supporting the financial reporting and projection process delivering the necessary insights to the senior management on the performance of the division in the EMEA area.

In this role you will need to coordinate with various stakeholders in a matrix organization, including the divisional finance, sales & marketing teams, as well as Stryker local finance and central FP&A teams. The tasks will include FP&A activities covering reporting of results (month-end-close and dashboard), planning and forecasting preparation, and a day-to-day support to the Sales & Marketing functions. In addition, you will work as a referent to the exiting internal process and reporting tools, to maintain and develop.

What you will do

  • Support the month-end close process, working with regional and central Stryker’s team as well NV sales & marketing teams to ensure accurate and timely reporting.
  • Participate to the Strategic and Operating Plan, and quarterly projection, to formulate an accurate and detailed support to the business
  • Design and prepare key management reports including sales analysis and monthly regional pack.
  • Commissions calculation for the EMEA sales force
  • Focus on continuous improvement in efficiency and quality projects
  • Partner with Senior BFM‘s to provide financial support and analytics to the entire EMEA region (Direct and Indirect Sales organization)
  • Understand and leverage the infrastructure in use across the organization (e.g. Hyperion; Sales Force) to develop insightful tools to Business teams
  • Undertake ad hoc analysis and project work as required by the business to support key decisions
  • Ensure key analysis/reports are delivered timely with accuracy and presented to management
  • Develop and implement solutions to improve efficiency on reporting or process
  • Add quality insight into sales performance and identify potential areas of opportunity and leverage
  • Build effective relationships with Stryker Finance, Divisional Finance, Regional Marketing and Sales leadership and country teams
  • Participate in ad hoc process improvement and finance related projects.

What you need

  • A Master degree in Finance / Business 
  • Fluent spoken and written English. Any other European language is a plus
  • Strong Excel skills, Power BI, Oracle systems and HFM knowledge appreciated
  • 3 to 5 year of relevant working experience in a FP&A function in matrixed international company (preferably American or Multinational company) with complex reporting practices and with exposure to various reporting systems.
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and ability to communicate complicated issues effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to work across levels within the organization
  • Team player, ability to foster strong relationships with others
  • Effective problem-solving skills and ability to resolve conflict
  • Demonstrated ability to perform consistently under varying business pressure as well as ability to adapt to a quickly changing environment
  • Financial management skills
  • Commercial focus and financial acumen
  • Demonstrated track record of success in finance or commercial roles providing reporting, analyzing information and providing assistance in building business growth.
  • Strong understanding of information systems, ideally, experience in dealing with important volume of data (data mining, Big Data).
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects that will significantly impact the business and including working with senior leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, and develop processes & analytics tools

Our offer to you:
If you’re a results-driven person looking to make a difference in the world, consider why Stryker may be right for you:

  • This role is based in our newly established offices in Amsterdam;
  • 40 working hours/week;
  • Competitive salary depending on experience with 10% bonus opportunity
  • 8,5 % holiday allowance
  • 27 holidays per year on full time basis;
  • Travel allowance
  • Subsidized lunch
  • Collective Health insurance available through Stryker with OHRA
  • Free Accidental Death & Disability Insurance for all employees
  • Free insurances for long term disability
  • Discount on gym membership and bicycle
  • Meaningful innovation, growth and opportunities
  • International working environment (30+ nationalities);
  • Dynamic and fast paced work environment;
  • Social Committee activities: Holiday party, free gym classes on site, monthly after work drinks, free fruit, foosball table etc
  • Fortune named Stryker a 2017 World’s Best Workplace

Wo we are

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including Reconstructive, Medical and Surgical, and Neuro Technology and Spine products to help people lead a more active and more satisfying lives. 
Stryker’s products and services are available in over 100 countries. 
Over the last number of years, we have made significant investments throughout its extensive manufacturing facilities across Europe. It has also invested in building a regional support structure in the Netherlands with the creation of a European Regional Head Office, expansion of the Regional Distribution Centre, and building of the European Finance Shared Service Centre (EFSSC) in Amsterdam. This is an exciting opportunity for a high-reaching Financial professional looking to make a difference, through the development of this new internal organization. The environment is one that is fast paced and dynamic. 

Work From Home: Yes

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%


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