Fixed Asset Accountant - German Language is a plus
Internal Number: R456679
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 the #5 World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Why finance at Stryker?
Are you looking for a profitable and growing company with a great culture and reputation?Stryker is the only company with 40 consecutive years of sales growth and was recently named the #5 Best Workplace in the WORLD by Fortune! Here, you will have many opportunities to learn and grow as we offer development opportunities unique for each employees needs including training, certifications, mentorship, leadership programs, tuition reimbursement, one-on-one coaching and more!
The Job's Mission
The responsibilities of the Fixed Asset Accountant include but are not limited to the following:
Ensuring that fixed assets are properly accounted for and depreciated in accordance with corporate policy and local laws
Ensuring that fixed asset transactions are posted in a timely manner
Preparing fixed asset reports and maintaining documentation in a manner that facilitates the efficient audit review
Monitoring construction in progress accounts and following up with local Finance partners as required
Supporting standardization of processes and tasks across the team
Acting as a key contact for local teams for fixed asset related questions
Ensuring that accounting books and records comply with accounting policies and regulations such as Sarbanes Oxley Act (SOX)
Education & Experience
Fluency in English is mandatory and Fluency in German is a nice to have
Minimum Bachelor/HBO in Accounting or equivalent certification
Minimum 2-3 years of relevant experience in accounting (e.g., GL, Fixed Assets)
Knowledge of USGAAP would be an advantage
Familiar with Sarbanes Oxley Act and/or other internal control concepts
Strong Excel Skills, experience in ERP systems
Accustomed to working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment: experience in a multinational firm or shared service center is a plus
Energetic, team-oriented and proactive
High level of honesty, commitment and responsibility
Able to effectively communicate across different levels within the company
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