Senior Financial Analyst in Flower Mound, TX at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Job Description

General Description:

The Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for general ledger accounting and reconciliation, financial reporting and analysis for assigned functional areas. The Senior Financial Analyst will work closely with internal customers cross-functionally to ensure accuracy and communication of financial results.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead the month-end close process, including but not limited to preparation of journal entries, consolidation of financial statements, and detailed analysis of general ledger accounts.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis to ensure accurate reporting and sound financial controls.
  • Ensure activity is properly recorded in the general ledger.
  • Development and support of monthly forecasts, strategic plans, annual operating budgets, and other financial initiatives.
  • Compile data and develop, prepare, and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
  • Analyze actual expenses and prepare expense analysis and variance commentary against budgeted, projected and historical activity.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements, and implement efficiencies.
  • Prepare ROI analysis on projects and capital purchases.
  • Record, develop, and test internal controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 regulations.
  • Lead the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Complete projects, duties, and ad-hoc analysis as requested.
  • Able to routinely make a decision which may affect immediate operation and have a company- wide impact.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting, or equivalent.
  • 2+ years of demonstrated successful related professional experience.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy and reliability.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to take ownership of projects and tasks with high quality results.
  • Self-motivated with a commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work effectively as a team player.
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task and proactively communicate.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills.  Hyperion Enterprise, Oracle Business Suite and SAP experience a plus.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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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