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!
Key Activities & Accountabilities
The Senior Financial Analyst will be part of the Venlo finance team.
Main activities and responsibilities;
Take the lead in month-end close activities for both ELC and CDC
Analysis and assessment of business results for ELC and CDC (P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow)
Cost center reporting and analysis (ELC/CDC)
Support on Financial Statement activities
Functional reporting and analysis (e.g. cost per unit, volumes, headcount, indirect spend)
Prepare and lead monthly business finance reviews, mainly CDC
Coordinate budget process and forecasting cycles
Monitor and coordinate capital purchases and administration (PPE related)
Provide financial assistance to projects / initiatives where needed
Provide financial assistance where needed to RAQA and IS initiatives
Control project budgets in collaboration with the Program Management Office (PMO)
Act as a single point of contact for the Amsterdam Finance Center (AFC) for defined topics (e.g. AP, fixed assets, vendor management, freight management)
Perform (set) financial support to the European Medical Service Center in Maastricht
Support the Internal Control Manager on IC activities for ELC and CDC
Other Essential Duties
Drive efficiencies in local processes and aim for standardization
Initiate work on a risk control matrix and associated documentation
Initiate work on setting up a controlled environment for indirect purchases and fixed assets
Bachelor/Master degree in Finance, Business Administration or equivalent
Minimum 5 years' experience in a financial international environment. Experience in Supply Chain/CDC is a big plus, but not mandatory
Experience with Financial Statements is a preferred
Experience in project management is a preferred
Experience with International Standards (e.g. US GAAP/SoX/ISO)
Familiar with Oracle and Hyperion and preferred and/or ERP/SAP
Knowledge on Power-Bi would be a preferred
High Level of competence on Microsoft Package, advanced user of Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, lookup formulas, etc.)
Resourceful self-starter requiring minimal supervision to meet tight deadlines
Detail oriented and analytical
Able to manage changing priorities
Willingness to learn and grow
Good interpersonal skills
Able to communicate at all levels both verbally and in writing
Focus on continuous improvement
Can work within a progressive/ growing business
Proficient in both spoken & written Dutch is highly preferred and fluent English is essential.
Strong team player with good skills in building relationships
High ethical standards
Position in Organization
This role will report to the Associate Finance Manager ELC/CDC team and will be based in Venlo. Occasional travel might be part of the role (e.g. Amsterdam).
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