Flower Mound, TX, United States
Stryker is implementing a transformative program focused on optimizing the Finance function to support business growth and functional scalability. The Center of Excellence (COE) for the Americas region will focus on supporting countries and product divisions in the region in a variety of specialized finance and accounting areas, including: leases, inventory, planning and reporting, finance systems, and other complex accounting areas.
In the early stages of building out the COE, the Lead Technical Accounting Analyst will focus on establishing processes and controls around ASC 842 – Lease Accounting. Working closely with divisions and Global Real Estate, the position will be responsible for reconciling contract data from the Nakisa lease accounting application and ensuring accurate financial reporting for lease-related accounts and metrics. The Lead Technical Accounting Analyst will work with Corporate Worldwide Reporting to ensure external reporting requirements are met. As processes are established, additional divisions will be onboarded as part of the Americas COE, and this position will play a key role in leading the transition. As the COE continues its expansion into other accounting/finance areas, the Lead Technical Accounting Analyst will have the opportunity to assist in a variety of projects and complex accounting topics.
The ideal candidate for this role will have a background in technical accounting/GAAP, coupled with the ability and desire to apply the concepts to “hands-on,” operational processes
Responsibilities will evolve as this new function is established.
Partnering with divisions to develop process for reconciling lease expense in Nakisa to GL.
Establishing internal controls around lease accounting processes
Designing, stream-lining and documenting efficient operating processes for new function
Maintaining Nakisa for new leases, modifications and terminations
Assisting divisions with proper lease classification
Reporting ROU assets and Lease Liabilities for accurate balance sheet reporting - monthly
Reconciling lease expense in Nakisa SLAN to GL - monthly
Technical accounting research (revenue recognition, purchase accounting, etc.)
Special projects as COE expands into other areas
Bachelor's Degree: Required
Experience researching and applying GAAP:Preferred
5 years experience in Audit, Accounting, or Finance
Big 4 experience preferred
Proficiency with Excel
Ability to interpret and analyze data accurately and efficiently
Fluency in English required
Strong ability to coordinate action across dispersed workforce and highly matrixed organization
Strong written and verbal skills enabling effective communication with all levels of management
Effective problem-solving skills
Work From Home: No
Travel Percentage: Up to 25%
Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. 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.
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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.