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Stryker
Data aktualizacji: 2024-07-17
Warszawa, mazowieckie
Księgowość, BPO/SSC
angielski
Praca hybrydowa
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Lead Accountant (Inventory)

Lead Accountant (Inventory)

Warszawa

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Key Activities & Accountabilities

Month end activities:

  • Calculate, reconcile, and analyze Inventory and Inventory related balance sheet and P&L items for period close; heavily utilizing advanced Excel techniques and Power Bi
  • Prepare month-end journal entries and formulate required accruals in accordance with GAAP
  • Maintain balance sheet accounts associated with one of the sub processes (GRNI/GIT, Costing, E&O, Assets) to include gross and net accounts and complete balance sheet reconciliations in accordance Stryker policies
  • Ensure all Inventory reports generated are accurate, complete, and reconcile to the General Ledger, including the required IPE procedures.
  • As requested, perform ad-hoc analytical support, such as: analyzing inventory trends at various data levels, testing inventory reserve levels for appropriateness
  • Support business on implementation and monitoring of Internal Controls and other Compliance requirements.
  • Ensure all Company policies are followed completely and accurately. Responsible for complying with Sarbanes-Oxley and all other applicable financial laws and regulations, company policies and implement corrective actions
  • Maintain up-to-date process documentation that incorporate changes in the business; may require updating or creating advanced Excel formulas and/or Power Bi workspaces or reports

Communication/relationships:

  • Responsible for effectively communicating relevant information to all stakeholders, with main stakeholders as the internal team members within business support but also the stakeholders where the input files are received from
  • Proactively communicate changes/proposals in local business decisions or other issues that may have a financial impact and are accounting related
  • Informing and aligning with Technical Accounting team in the US and Europe (and other regions) with a focus on business partnering for the respective divisions

Compliance:

  • Lead Analyst 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 Technical Accounting team for Global Inventory COE (like last time buys, bridge buys, exceptions on policies etc.) in close collaboration with Compliance Inventory COE team and Business Support team

Other:

  • Support in process improvements (use of BOTS/RPA/Alterix/Others)
  • Participate in inventory project related items and actively deliver input, such as, furthering integrations, transitions, and system implementations
  • Responsible for ad-hoc questions related to Technical Accounting for the sub department

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or equivalent is required (Master’s required)
  • Fluent in English
  • Other languages such as Spanish/Polish/Dutch are nice to have
  • CPA qualification preferred
  • Excellent working knowledge & understanding of US GAAP is required

Experience 

  • 3-5+ years experience in a complex inventory and/or other complex accounting functions in global organizations
  • ​Experience navigating and influencing in a matrix organization or working in a COE is preferred
  • Experience with complex and detailed inventory accounting is required
  • Should have the ability to see the ‘big picture’ and yet able to resolve day to day issues if required
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel (required) and Power Bi
  • Oracle/SAP/MFG/JDE experience is a nice to have.

Competencies:

  • The ability to build working relationships
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to interact with other stakeholders
  • ​Experience communicating and articulating an issue or point of view to a varied audience both verbally and in writing
  • High level of honesty, integrity, commitment, and responsibility
  • Able to resolve problems and conflicts in a professional and tactful manner
  • Able to identify and implement innovative solutions to meet business requirements
  • Ability to work independently with limited guidance
  • Ability to meet the rigorous deadlines of a growth company; ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities, coordinate and manage multiple projects
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and define business problems and identify appropriate operational or process solutions

Stryker is a global leader in medical technologies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in MedSurg, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 150 million patients annually.