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
Senior Management Accountant,
Manager Finance, R&D, AO
The individual will have a broad dynamic role in a Finance team based in Cork. This individual is part of a team who is a key partner in supporting the business partners R&D & Advanced Operations teams, providing meaningful business analysis on financial and business-related issues.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Incentives to Innovate Program Lead
Lead the annual Stryker Ireland R&D Tax credit claim, coordinating all input owners both Finance and Technical partners across multiple locations, performing detailed analysis and manage the process to ensure audit Revenue readiness. Key point of contact with Revenue relating to all queries in relation to tax changes.
Lead IDA R&D Grant audit readiness schedules and drawdown submissions.
Business Partner R&D/AO
Support the divisional R&D/AO teams as the key finance partner for new product development (NPD) project expenses
Collaborate with the cross-functional NPD teams to build financial business case models, utilize industry and financial knowledge to challenge assumptions and ensure the financial viability and accuracy of all aspects of the NPD business case and launch plan and calculate NPV, IRR, and Payback period for key projects
Present business case models to senior leadership to gain alignment on funding and performance metrics for each project
Manage the capital investments across Stryker Ireland, partnering with Project owners to ensure due diligence of investment process, developing tracking models, and control and report spend
Develop and manage a capital review forum with key stakeholders and control/monitor asset compliance issues such as tagging and cycle counting
R&D/AO Reporting & Intelligence
Prepare new technology, new products, base spend, resources and capital investment budgets for all R&D/AO teams
Support the monthly projection process for all R&D/AO departmental spend, headcount and capital and comment on main drivers and spend activity.
Responsible for monthly close activities, including journal entries, actual vs budget/projection commentary, and business partner reporting
Support project accounting process to track R&D/AO projects by location.
Raise attention to mitigate business and financial risks & exploit potential opportunities.
Ensure compliance with statutory requirements across all international reporting regions.
Qualification and Experience required:
A recognised professional accounting qualification and preferably a broad business qualification.
5 Years + post qualification experience working in a multi-national.
A thorough understanding of accounting and financial principals, budgeting, reporting, financial analysis and forecasting.
Professional Knowledge :
Be able to consume and synthesize large amounts of information and present relevant points concisely.
Working with all disciplines at every level in promoting the development of services, business plans, budget management and cost control.
Ability to manage multiple financial projects, adjust priorities as needed, and meet deadlines.
Technically strong in compliance and financial reporting acumen.
Ability to build and sustain collaborative relationships at all levels both within the organisation and with third parties.
Self-directed and ability to influence across the organisation at multiple levels.
Excellent financial ERP knowledge, Power BI, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.
Must be comfortable in a matrix-management environment.
A 'can-do' attitude to all business challenges.
Target driven with proven ability to motivate.
Superior communication skills both quantitative and qualitative
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