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 one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
The Manager, Acquisitions and Integration Accounting will be responsible for supporting Stryker's purchase accounting and integration for acquisitions to help ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP, as well as adherence to Stryker's global accounting policies. This person will work closely with members of Stryker's global accounting and finance organization, the broader finance organization, Stryker's finance and training team, and business divisions in supporting Stryker's initiatives in the overall training and related communication of the applicable accounting guidance and processes. This person will also be responsible for the preparation, communication and adherence of Stryker's global accounting policies. This person will be the primary contact person for all business development activities, including the documentation of such transactions, and the coordination and follow-up with Stryker's third party valuation firm. This is a management level role.
What you will do
Assist Stryker's various business development and divisional finance teams with merger and acquisition (M&A) activities (including due diligence, deal model review, valuation, purchase price accounting and related documentation of such transactions).
Documenting, researching and resolving technical accounting issues in accordance with U.S. GAAP
Preparing, updating and ensuring adherence of Stryker's global accounting policies.
Consider implication of new accounting pronouncements on Stryker's current accounting policies.
Monitoring and communicating relevant information regarding new and emerging accounting standards; and assistance in implementing new standards as appropriate.
Periodic training to update Stryker's global finance and accounting teams on new and emerging accounting standards
Collaborate with Stryker's external auditors on technical accounting topics, new accounting pronouncements, and their respective impact and application.
What you need
Bachelor's degree in Accounting
Active CPA required
A combined 6+ years of experience is required (preferably at least 3+ years of experience with a Big 4 public accounting firm and additional 3+ years at a global Fortune 500 company, preferably in the medical device and/or life sciences industries is desired).
Substantial experience in and working knowledge of authoritative U.S. GAAP technical accounting research and application
Strong analytical, problem solving skills and collaborative skills
Must be able to make judgment calls regarding the resolution of issues
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; proficient in technical accounting writing ability
Ability to multi-task on competing and deadline sensitive priorities
Ability to work effectively with all levels in the organization.
Strong organizational skills and process orientated.
Ability to effectively manage process and collaborate across multi-functional dotted-line relationships.
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