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 General Accountant will be primarily responsible for executing account reconciliations and monthly closing activities related to assigned entities in Stryker's newly created Costa Rica Shared Service Center and additional support required per ad-hoc request.
Essential duties & responsibilities:
Perform Account Reconciliation for assigned entities.
Investigate and resolve unsupported balances.
Provide support to business on request related to journal/recon backups.
Escalate any unusual activity or aged items to management which enables a proactive response to potential risks and related losses.
Financial Statement analysis.
Prepare journal entries calculations.
Perform month end closing process and any request as necessary
Comply with Corporate accounting policies, US and local GAAP.
Performs other related work to accounting cycle.
Education & special training's:
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business or related field
SAP, Oracle or QAD systems knowledge is a big plus
Qualifications & experience:
2-3 years of relevant working experience in a finance/accounting function in matrixed international company (preferably American or Multinational company) with complex reporting practices and with exposure to various reporting systems
Experience of working in a shared service center across a global /large organization will be an added advantage
Physical & mental requirements:
Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and multi-task
Versatile, motivated, creative, intellectually curious, a good communicator and collaborator
Demonstrated ability to perform consistently under varying business pressure as well as ability to adapt to a quickly changing 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