Order to Cash Optimization Analyst in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Order to Cash Process Optimization Analyst is responsible for supporting the design of a global Order to Cash optimization strategy (process and technology) and coordination of deployment of activities.

What you will do

As a member of the Finance One team, the Order to Cash Process Optimization Analyst will support the Optimization Lead within the order to cash processes and work with a global cross functional team to:

  • Complete end to end process review workshops across Stryker’s Local business markets and Shared Service Centers, identifying areas for standardization.
  • Identify and work with key stakeholders in the order entry and accounts receivable cycles (e.g. sales, customer service, accounts receivable) to understand issues and find ‘best practice’ outcomes
    • Identify root causes of collections and disputes and work to solve (i.e. pricing discrepancies, sales tax exemption  certificates, invoices not received, etc)
    • Develop perspective on customer discounts, payment terms and rebate structures and determine the best way to streamline choices and implementation within ERP systems
    • Evaluate tools/systems to improve global process including but not limited to SAP Central Finance, Model N and RPA solutions. 
  • Partner with Accelerate to ensure SAP, Model N and other adjacent solutions align with global processes
  • Partner as a subject matter expert to create training material on ideal processes within the OTC cycle
  • Partner with stakeholders to develop and issue new Finance Policy for order to cash process (i.e. Credit policy, etc.)
  • Help establish a strong working relationship between the Shared service center teams and the commercial teams
  • Ensure that the collections processes followed are in adherence with Sarbanes/Oxley procedures
  • Help identify ways to measure collections targets and other KPIs, establishing a robust monitoring process, and proactively identify areas of continuous improvement
  • Develop improvement projects / ideas for processes linked to Order to Cash
  • Support the Finance One timeline and migration plans

What you need

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in accounting, business or finance required
  • 3-5 years of relevant working experience in international company (preferably American or Multinational company)
  • Ability to work independently, capable of handling multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Previous experience in Order Entry or Accounts Receivable is preferred
  • Strong attention to detail; ability to write detailed procedures and work instructions
  • Strong ability to coordinate action across dispersed workforce
  • Competent in Microsoft Office, advanced Excel skills (v-lookup, pivot table etc.) 
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and management
  • Strong written and verbal skills enabling effective communication
  • ERP technology experience an advantage, including ERP implementations

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 50%

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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