Stryker Sr. Financial Analyst in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Requisition ID 29658BR

Job Title Sr. Financial Analyst

Group Corporate

Division Corporate

Business Function Finance

Country United States

State/Province MI

City Kalamazoo

Employment Category Full Time

Percent Travel Required Up to 10%

Shift 1st

About Stryker

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 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Job Description / Information

Position Summary:

The Financial Analyst will support the Finance Manager, Global IS and Lead Financial Analyst, Corporate

Center in organizational reporting including non-standard management reports, operational analysis, statistical studies, and month end close procedures.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform financial analysis and provide key financial information and analysis in support of executive management decision making and strategy.

  • Participate in planning and forecasting processes working closely with the business partners for Global IS and Corporate Center organizations.

  • Analyze and communicate monthly results, leveraging core Stryker reports where possible. Monitor corporate and other cost allocations.

  • Review output from the shared service accounting function (e.g., general ledger, fixed asset ledger, pre-payments, journals and balance sheet) for accuracy and compliance with GAAP andregulatory reporting.

  • Support deployment of Hyperion products to standardize financial planning and reporting.

  • Provide modeling and analysis for initiatives (e.g., vendor contracts, cost efficiency plays, investments forgrowth).

  • Work collaboratively with corporate and division/group finance teams to drive continuous improvement in finance functions.

  • Support ad hoc analysis as needed

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Special Training:

BBA in Accounting or Finance; CPA/CMA desirable.

3-5 years Finance/Accounting experience required. Focus on FP&A desirable.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Proficient in MS Excel and PowerPoint, Hyperion experience preferred.

  • Financial Acumen – Demonstrates a strong understanding of financial concepts for the medical device industry, including reporting requirements under statutory and GAAP accounting.

  • Business Acumen – Able to understand the business and apply financial information to help lead the broader business towards continuous improvement.

  • Process Improvement – Able to develop and document work processes. Able to drive harmonization of processes and pursue continuous improvement.

  • Analytical Skills – Able to develop, analyze and effectively interpret financial information, including the effects of business initiatives, regulation and industry trends.

  • Communications – Sends, receives and interprets information clearly, accurately, thoroughly and effectively. Able to distill complex financial information to non-financial professionals in a way that is not condescending.

  • Prepares materials appropriate to the audience in Excel, PowerPoint or other formats.

  • Teamwork – Able to work collaboratively with colleagues, customers and stakeholders at various levels.

  • Builds strong relationships with key players.

  • Takes a proactive approach to meeting customer needs.

  • Able to work across a matrix organization, business cultures and geographies.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability