Stryker Financial Accountant – Accounting to Reporting in Amsterdam, United States

Your key responsibilities

Shared Services

  • Support a Shared Service mindset within the department

  • Support a continuous process improvement focus

Accounting and Reporting

  • Maintains a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure

  • Ensures all transactions are in compliance with US and local GAAP and are posted in a timely manner

  • Ensures accounts are properly reconciled and properly documented on a timely basis

  • Maintains documentation to support account balances in a manner that facilitates the efficient review and audit of books and records

  • Ensures all financial transactions are properly recorded with sufficient documentation to support the business purpose of the transactions

  • Supports month-end processes to ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close

  • Provides support as necessary to facilitate forecasting and budget processes

  • Responds to inquiries regarding accounting requests

  • Supports the audit process and provides documents as necessary to facilitate the completion of audit requests

Month-end and Year-end Close

  • Prepares financial reports to satisfy Division and Corporate reporting requirements

  • Ensures financial information is reviewed to identify any issues that would impact the accuracy and reliability of financial information presented

Fixed Assets

  • Ensures fixed assets are properly accounted for and depreciated in accordance with Corporate policy

  • Manage the approval and accounting for the retirement and disposition of fixed assets


  • Ensures accounting entries are posted in a timely manner to ensure account balances are properly stated

  • Performs analysis and supports the accounting requirements for all payroll related balance sheet accounts

Internal Controls

  • Ensure accounting books and records comply with Corporate accounting policies, Sarbanes Oxley, US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and local equivalent laws

  • Performs related work as assigned by management

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Accounting with 3 to 5 years of experience in an accounting position

  • Familiar with USGAAP and Sarbanes Oxley Act regulations

  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive

  • High level of honesty, integrity, commitment and responsibility

  • Accustomed to working under pressure and with deadlines

  • Team Player

  • Fluent spoken and written English. Any other European language is a plus.

  • Preferable living in the Amsterdam area

If you’re a results-driven person looking to make a difference in the world, consider why Stryker may be right for you:

  • This role is based in our newly established offices in Amsterdam;

  • 40 working hours/week;

  • Competitive salary depending on experience with 10% bonus opportunity

  • 8,5 % holiday allowance

  • 27 holidays per year on full time basis;

  • Travel allowance

  • Subsidized lunch

  • Collective Health insurance available through Stryker with OHRA

  • Free Accidental Death & Disability Insurance for all employees

  • Free insurances for long term disability

  • Discount on gym membership and bicycle

  • Meaningful innovation, growth and opportunities

  • International working environment (30+ nationalities);

  • Dynamic and fast paced work environment;

  • Social Committee activities: Holiday party, free gym classes on site, monthly after work drinks, free fruit, foosball table etc

  • Fortune named Stryker a 2017 World’s Best Workplace and Great Place to Work for the Netherlands 2018

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at