Physio-Control - Lead Financial Analyst - Operations - Redmond in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

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Job Description

Summary: This Lead Financial Analyst role will be an integral partner to the Physio-Control Quality Operations team. Provide financial analysis and business support for the Quality Ops organization including project planning, budget planning & forecasting, business analysis and ad hoc reporting. Responsible for analysis of new product development and sustaining spend along with resource allocations. Support the transition of new products from the development team into the factory. Analyze trade-offs in project schedule vs. spending. Also responsible for capital investment analysis and financial modeling for business initiatives.


  • Meet with department heads on a regular basis to review actual spend, and revise where necessary, forecasts of future expenditures.
  • Analyze spending and month-end variances
  • Provide performance reporting and analysis including recovery plans
  • Vet financial projections for business excellence initiatives

Project planning and support

  • Partner with department VP, managers and project leaders to establish forward looking plans and quarterly spending forecasts
  • Support planning of project resources
  • Provide project specific financial analysis and make recommendations in the selection of projects
  • Analyze trade-offs in spending and project schedules
  • Support the labor charging/project systems
  • Produce reports on labor and hours related to projects and development

Support monthly, quarterly, and annual financial close activities

  • Ensure GAAP principles are adhered to
  • Prepare journal entries with auditable support
  • Prepare fluctuation analyses for quarterly review audits
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts
  • Analyze variances and provide explanations to management
  • Support Sarbanes-Oxley compliance testing as required

Capital investment analysis and financial modeling

  • Advise business partners on capital vs. expense guidelines
  • Work with business partners to establish & vet forecasts for recurring costs to support business case analysis
  • Perform complex Excel modeling and NPV & ROI calculations

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in Business, preferably Finance, Accounting or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in financial analyst or related role

Preferred qualifications:

  • Cost accounting and financial analysis experience in a Manufacturing environment
  • Comfortable extracting and manipulating large amounts of data with MS Access or similar tool
  • Proven Microsoft Excel skills and experience in modeling/data analytics
  • High integrity and self-confidence
  • Detailed knowledge of ERP system transactional flow and resulting financial entries
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated strength in building strong business partnering relationships
  • Familiarity with QAD, Hyperion, Host Analytics or similar tools
  • Experience in a high technology or medical device manufacturing environment

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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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