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Lead Senior Internal Auditor in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Amsterdam
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/1/2019
  • Job ID:
    R416164

Job Description

Lead Senior Internal Auditor

Stryker’s Internal Audit department is searching for a Lead Senior Internal Auditor to compliment the European team located in the Netherlands (Amsterdam). The experienced Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for leading the effective planning and execution of financial, operational & compliance audits and other special projects. In this capacity, the experienced Senior Auditor will be expected to independently assess risks, develop audit work programs, and conduct and document procedures in accordance with professional standards (US GAAP or similar Accounting Principles, SOX and IIA standards). The experienced Senior Auditor will provide supervision and coaching to audit staff/seniors and/or external resources assigned to the engagement.

Internal Audit is looking for a senior auditor with a passion for auditing, working in teams and travelling. As the position will be in Amsterdam the team member will be required to travel for work and perform audits abroad (approximately 25% travel). 

This position provides visibility to Stryker operations, regular interaction with personnel from various disciplines/functional areas, and exposure to division and corporate management. 

About Stryker…

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We produce and offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

Stryker is a constantly growing Fortune 500 company and has been ranked again as being one of the Best Places to Work by Fortune (2018: #12).

About our Internal Audit department…

Stryker’s Internal Audit department is a high performing internal audit function that collectively provides assurance services and guidance to Stryker’s management to increase the likelihood that Stryker will accomplish its business objectives. The IA department is:

  • A global, corporate department with 20+ auditors across the globe with experience in finance, accounting, audit and IT.
  • Located in both the US, Europe and Asia and covers Stryker activities worldwide.
  • Dedicated to developing talent and focused on the career developments of its team members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Function as in-charge auditor, providing high quality, professional execution of IA engagements from beginning to end.
  • Work with (senior) manager and engagement team to drive completion of all project planning, execution and reporting activities.
  • Track/monitor engagement budgets for time and expenses and proactively communicate changes to management.
  • Clear communication to auditees regarding audit approach, project status, findings and recommendations to ensure efficiency and strong business partnership.
  • Ensure audit procedures are performed and documented in accordance with professional audit standards and Stryker policies.
  • Track and monitor implementation of management's action plans.
  • Demonstrate networking skills and the ability to develop and sustain effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders at various and increasing levels of staff and management within the company.
  • Supervise and provide appropriate direction and coaching to staff, seniors and external resources regarding accounting matters, auditing methodology and evaluation of risks/controls.
  • Conduct audit interviews of company personnel and senior management, together with project manager, and demonstrate ability to understand complex business processes.
  • Utilize data analytics tools and techniques to increase testing coverage and ensure high quality audit results.
  • Represent the department in a way that promotes a positive image of Internal Audit at Stryker.
  • Contribute to IA's positive and engaging working environment.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA, ACCA, CIA or other equivalent certification preferred
  • 4 - 8 years auditing, accounting or other relevant industry experience
  • Public accounting/auditing experience (BIG-4) preferred
  • Strong verbal and written (English) communication skills, including active listening, presentation and report writing skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to quickly understand and assess business processes and identify accounting/compliance issues
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Strong project/time management skills
  • Demonstrates unquestionable integrity and professionalism
  • Highly motivated, self-starter that leads by example
  • Positive attitude, desire to learn, self-motivated and effective teamplayer
  • Enjoy travelling and perform work in multiple locations
  • Expresses a "can do" attitude and is comfortable driving process improvements and change
  • Highly proficient computer skills, including proficiency with Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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