Sr. Financial Analyst in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 12/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Sr. Financial Analyst will assist in maintaining the general ledger and develop ways to improve the company’s financial reporting and forecasting abilities.

What you will do:

  • Assists in 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.
  • Creates, maintains, and maps general ledger accounts to improve the company’s financial reporting abilities.  Ensures that all activity is properly recorded in the general ledger.
  • Interfaces with management to develop recommendations regarding business planning, operating forecasts, and financial plans.
  • Prepares ROI analysis on projects and capital purchases.
  • Analyzes the company’s expenses against budgeted and historical activity.  Assists in the preparation of annual operating budgets and monthly forecasts.
  • Records, develops, and tests internal controls to ensure the company’s proper compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 regulations.
  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis to ensure accurate reporting and sound financial controls.
  • Develops, prepares, analyzes, and distributes financial reports upon request.
  • Reviews accounts payable invoices to ensure proper coding of expenses.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Researches and reports on industry benchmarks; analyzes and compares the company’s results to best practices.
  • Assists with related special projects as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent.
  • 2+ years related experience preferred.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word or equivalent.  Hyperion Enterprise experience a plus.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and scientific method.
  • Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages.
  • Ability to analyze statistical and financial data, and calculate figures/ amounts.
  • Sedentary work: exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a minimal amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, etc.  (Generally involves sitting most of the time).
  • Effective reading and writing skills.
  • Ability to review printed documents.

Work From Home: Not available

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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