Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
In our Amsterdam Finance Center, we strive to deliver excellent customer service to our internal and external partners. Daily, we are responsible for Stryker's European Business Services - serving more than 20 countries.
Do you want to be part of a driven and multicultural working environment?
Do you want to join a company which improves people's lives on a daily basis?
Yes? So, we probably have a career opportunity for you!
Key activities & responsibilities:
As a Financial Accountant (GL) your main responsibilities include the following:
Performs accounting activities including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of general ledger accounts and financial statements such as balance sheets and profit-and-loss statements
Prepares, records, analyzes and reports accounting transactions and ensures accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles
Analyzes and prepares statutory accounts, financial statements and reports
Liaises with internal and external auditors
Prepares and submits VAT declarations and other compliance filings
Conducts or assists in the documentation of accounting projects
Supports Junior Accountants
What are we looking for?
Minimum Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent certification
Preferably 2-3 years of experience in accounting
Fluency in English is mandatory
Familiar with US GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX) regulations
Strong Excel skills
Experience in a multinational firm and shared service center is a plus
Energetic, team-oriented and proactive
High level of honesty, commitment and responsibility
Experience with ERP systems
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 + bonus opportunity
8,5% holiday allowance
27 holidays per year on full-time basis
Commuting allowance or NS Business Card
Collective Health insurance available through Stryker with ONVZ
Being part of a Finance Center in Amsterdam with career possibilities in several financial areas. Opportunities to learn and develop your career in a direction which you aspire
International working environment (30+ nationalities)
Social Committee activities: Holiday party, free gym classes on-site, monthly after-work drinks, free fruit, foosball table etc.
Fortune has named Stryker a 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 products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK