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Director, Internal and External Reporting Job

Stryker

Date: Jul 31, 2014

Location: Kalamazoo, MI, US

Requidistion ID:322BR
Job Title:Director, Internal and External Reporting
Group:Corporate
Division:Corporate
Business Function:
Country:US
State/Province:MI
City:Kalamazoo
Employment Category:FullTime
Percent Travel Required:10
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About Stryker: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 medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries.
Job Description/Information:Summary of Position & Responsibilities

Director, Internal & External Reporting is responsible for developing and managing all SEC filings (including 10K's, 10Q's, 11-K's, debt and equity filings, etc.). Ensures disclosures included in SEC filings are appropriate to meet the SEC & FASB disclosure requirements. Assess and monitor financial reporting and disclosure controls. Assist independent accountants in the audit of annual report on Form 10-K and prepare and review of quarterly financial statements on Form 10-Q.

• Prepares all annual and quarterly financial reports filed with the SEC, including the preparation of financial statements and disclosure included in management's discussion and analysis
• Leads Disclosure Committee
• Manage annual and quarterly reviews by external auditors
• Ensures all reports and disclosures comply with applicable governmental regulations, professional standards, and organizational policies
• Manage stock compensation accounting
• Review annual and quarterly press releases
• Leads annual process for valuation of goodwill
• Manage 404 testing and attestations
• Manage XBRL filings
• Provide education and training to management on important accounting issues
• Performs other duties as required
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or relate discipline. CPA required (Master’s preferred)
• 8 to 10 years of job specific work experience with demonstrated professional growth and achievement in an organization of comparable size, business diversity, scope and complexity, experience must include:

Role Qualifications

• Demonstrated experience in SEC and U.S. GAAP
• Demonstrated experience developing efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems
• Experience working with Mergers & Acquisitions
• International accounting
• Demonstrated project management skills and experience, which includes project leadership in organizing, planning and executing projects from vision through implementation, across multiple internal and external reporting and organizational lines.
• Extensive knowledge of US GAAP, IAS and thorough knowledge of SOX compliance.
Minimum Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or relate discipline. CPA required (Master’s preferred)
• 8 to 10 years of job specific work experience with demonstrated professional growth and achievement in an organization of comparable size, business diversity, scope and complexity, experience must include:

Role Qualifications

• Demonstrated experience in SEC and U.S. GAAP
• Demonstrated experience developing efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems
• Experience working with Mergers & Acquisitions
• International accounting
• Demonstrated project management skills and experience, which includes project leadership in organizing, planning and executing projects from vision through implementation, across multiple internal and external reporting and organizational lines.
• Extensive knowledge of US GAAP, IAS and thorough knowledge of SOX compliance.

Education

• BBA in accounting and CPA required. MBA preferred.

Experience

10+ years of demonstrated management/leadership experience that include:

a. Demonstrated strategic thinking and leadership experience with an emphasis on relationship management with all levels within an organization of comparable size and structure.
b. Demonstrated experience leading multi-discipline, high-performance work teams/groups and managing resources to meet organizational goals across multiple projects.
c. Superior oral, written, presentation and interpersonal communications skills; ability to effectively exercise tact, discretion, judgment and diplomacy when interacting and/or negotiating with internal and external customers, and senior management, and ability to communicate with others in antagonistic situations using appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict and maintain professionalism in accordance with corporate standards.
d. Ability to act as a managerial adviser on professional and technical issues with a view towards reaching strategic decisions; ability to manage conflicting demands for resources through negotiation.
e. Ability to be perform in a non-hierarchical, flat organization and to thrive in a somewhat unstructured “hands-on” environment that demands a consultative approach and solutions that span multiple environments in a business area.
f. Ability and willingness to accept responsibility, willingness to challenge established practices and draw relevant conclusions, including the persistence and willingness to take calculated risk, and to market and sell new ideas within the organization.
g. Ability to perform in a high pressure environment and/or crisis situation and render good decisions to resolve the problems, maintain safety and ensure adherence to Corporate Code of Conduct.


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