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!
Main objective / purpose of the role:
This position is responsible for the financial reporting for a small sized legal entity or be part of a team responsible for large complex legal entity that is managed in Asia Pacific Centre of Excellence office. He/she will be responsible for the preparation of monthly financial statements for submission to International Division and Corporate office. He/she will perform a variety of regular and recurring professional accounting functions for one or more legal entities, including monitoring accounts, reviewing and analyzing documentation, transactions and reconciliation, managing legal entity month end closure and reporting process.
Critical success factors / key deliverables:
Capture, track, and report revenue and expenses; determine appropriate procedures for accounting record preparation, research of transactions and reporting for a small sized legal entity
Full knowledge of balance sheet of small entities or a regular recurring process
Working with BPO, oversee, reconcile and resolve problems relative to accounting entries requiring judgement
Maintain and review accounting process controls, implement any approved modification as directed by management.
Develop and maintain desktop procedures and process documentation for Stryker processes or review DTP's prepared by BPO
Test, execute and document internal controls audit programs in accordance to SOX and Corporate policy
Working with BPO, perform accounting month end close procedures, run and analyses financial reports, prepare financial reports for submission to Corporate for consolidations
Participate as a member of a project team and contribute to change management strategy through communication and collaboration with others.
Recommend, assist, test, or implement process streamlining, system improvements or work flow changes.
Serve as a liaison to local finance and BPO.
Identify and resolve incorrect journal entries, data anomalies, deviations from established procedures, and unusual issues
Collect data, information, policies and perform research on details of transactions. Ensure work complies with complex corporate and accounting policies which may require interpretation
Knowledge / Skills / Attributes:
Degree holder in Accounting or Finance.
Attained or working on a qualified Accountant with a designation from a recognized accounting body
Minimum 3 years audit experience in a Big 4 or 5 years of commercial experience in Finance;
US GAAP, SOX 404 experience preferred.
Strong skills in MS Excel.
Practical knowledge in Hyperion /JDE would be an advantage.
Excellent language skills with proficiency in spoken and written English.; additional language other than Cantonese preferred
Good relationship management abilities (ability to manage through influence)
Good communication skills, including the ability to clearly and effectively communicate information to business partners and outsourced service provider.
High ethical standards and integrity.
High sensitivity to numbers and details.
Quick learner and resourceful self-starter who does not require close supervision to meet tight deadlines and enjoy a fast-paced environment.
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