Manager, Global Inventory Accounting - Business Support (remote)

12 Jan 2024

Why finance at Stryker?Are you looking for a profitable and growing company with a great culture and reputation? Stryker was recently named one of the 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!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.comIn this role, you will support the director(s) within the Global Inventory COE for your designated business areas (O&S, MSNT, Europe, international or GQO). Your primary role will be managing the financial impact of inventory specific to your business area (one or more divisions), which includes having a full understanding of technical inventory accounting, advanced analytics, financial reporting, variance analysis, and forecasting. Additionally, you will support for all stakeholder management within your business area, along with quarterbacking and resolving accounting issues, policy disputes, and/or business changes leading to financial impacts As the primary point-of-contact for your area, you will support in leading all inventory related business support, during and at month end cycles, including all Flash call support and commentary, Balance Sheet reviews, Cash Flow comments and analysis, projections/budget cycles, and any business initiatives related to optimizing inventory, supporting transitions of accounting or inventory work, or system implementations.Who we wantEffective communicators. Can analyze and synthesize data/information for insights and communicate them in a consumable way for decision makingDedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure business goals and objective are met.Collaborative partners. Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships, influence and partner with business leaders in multiple functional areasWhat you will do

Business Support:

Supporting the director(s) for setting direction together with higher management within the Global Inventory COE for the business partnering role and strategy

Responsible for one or more specific groups or business areas (NV, Medical, Ortho, Spine, Endo and others).

Responsible for building a close relationship/partnership with your allocated division on topics like: market insights, PLCM, new initiatives supporting inventory optimization (also in collaboration with Operations), being the point-of-contact for business and rest of Global Inventory COE, leading the flash calls from an Inventory standpoint, provide timely awareness to business or to COE teams, supporting inventory related decisions, attend or supporting business reviews, and participating on mergers/acquisitions

Responsible for understanding the accounting world behind inventory and the specific business processes in place in your area of responsibility in order to bridge real-world inventory movement with specific accounting transactions and adjustments

Supporting the director(s) for identifying and defining all reporting needs to precisely and effectively report on metrices, KPI’s, variances and progress, and the story behind the inventory numbers

Month end:

Supporting and driving the monthly closing comments on actuals and where possible any deviations towards projections/budget with Divisional Finance, Operations, Supply Chain and Global Finance Service Centers (GFS) teams


Responsible for effectively communicating relevant information to all stakeholders, with as main stakeholders the divisional business, being single point of contact for the business versus other departments of the Global Inventory COE

Proactively communicate changes in business trends, local business decisions or other issues that may have a financial impact and are accounting related

Informing and aligning with the director(s) in the US and Europe (and other regions) for the business partnering part for the respective divisions


Support the planning process with the internal Inventory COE team for the divisions on preparing forecast models, consolidations, and coordination of projection calls where applicable

Provide quality inputs into business projections and budget processes


Supporting the Global Inventory Business support team by setting direction, developing talent, and empowering their development to support the strategy for the Global Inventory COE


Manager will support where needed/applicable for Internal and External Audits (mainly SOX related)

Responsible for supporting compliance related activities based on the daily tasks within Business Support for Global Inventory COE (like last time buys, bridge buys, exceptions on policies etc.) in close collaboration with Compliance Inventory COE team and Technical Accounting team

What you need

Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance required (Master’s preferred)

8+ years experience required in a complex inventory and/or other complex accounting functions in global organizations

CPA qualification preferred

Excellent working knowledge & understanding of US GAAP is required

Oracle/SAP/MFG/JDE experience preferred

$95,100 - 204,000 salary plus bonus eligible + benefits. Actual minimum and maximum may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience, and other relevant factors.About StrykerOur benefits:

12 paid holidays annually

Health benefits include: Medical and prescription drug insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, hospital indemnity insurance, personalized healthcare support, wellbeing program and tobacco cessation program.

Financial benefits include Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), 401(k) plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), basic life and AD&D insurance, and short-term disability insurance.

For a more detailed overview of our benefits or time off, please follow this link to learn more: US Stryker employee benefits ( StrykerStryker 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 Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 130 million patients annually. More information is available at (http:)Know someone at Stryker?Be sure to have them submit you as a referral prior to applying for this position. Learn more about our employee referral program on our referral page ( is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. Employees and new hires in sales and field roles that require access to customer accounts as a function of the job may be required, depending on customer requirements, to obtain various vaccinations as an essential function of their role.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.

  • ID: #50857240
  • State: Texas Dallas / fort worth 75201 Dallas / fort worth USA
  • City: Dallas / fort worth
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-01-12
  • Deadline: 2024-03-13
  • Category: Et cetera