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Financial Accountant in Amsterdam at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Amsterdam
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/1/2018
  • Job ID:
    R404094

Job Description

Your key responsibilities

  • Performs general accounting activities, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements such as balance sheets, profit-and-loss statements and capital expenditure schedules.
  • Prepares, records, analyzes and reports accounting transactions and ensures the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles.
  • Provides financial support, including forecasting, budgeting and analyzing variations from budget. Analyzes and prepares statutory accounts, financial statements and reports. Conducts or assists in the documentation of accounting projects. This is an individual contributor role that requires the use of judgement in applying professional expertise and is expected to work independently with minimal supervision.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor or Master Degree on Accounting 
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in an accounting position
  • Fluent spoken and written English. Any other European language is a plus.
  • Familiar with US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley Act regulations
  • Familiar with Dutch GAAP is preferable but not necessary
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive
  • High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility
  • Accustomed to working under pressure and with deadlines
  • Team Player
  • Preferable living in the Amsterdam area

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

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: No

    Travel Percentage: None

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