Director, Finance

Stryker - Lakeland, FL4.0

Directs and reports on financial operations and activities of responsible SGS Plant including but not limited to maintaining of fiscal records, preparation of financial reports, and compliance to accounting practices, laws and regulations. Will work across Site to leverage on organizational structure optimization and lead and engage a team of finance professionals. May include business partnering with Business Unit at the Commercial Level.


Develops and implements accounting control procedures and provides staff management over accounting systems and control methods.
Reviews and controls some or all, cost accounting, accounts payable, payroll, accounts receivable, fixed assets, general accounting, and Hyperion functions of the Site/Campus
Provide leadership to the Finance team within the Site/Campus to ensure financial soundness and compliance.
Compiles and/or oversees the compilation of periodic financial statements and prepares and submits appropriate operating reports and/or budgetary input.
Reports to Regional Finance Director on monthly, quarterly and annual basis the financial performance of the Site/Campus and proactively anticipates opportunities and communicates efforts towards mitigation of financial risks.
Review and approves capital expense requests, which include providing appropriate financial justification for all capital investments and the alignment of these investments to the long term SGS strategy.
Acts as a liaison between the company and outside auditors in providing the required information and ensuring that the proper information is maintained for historical purposes.
May conduct periodic and/or special studies/ analysis.
Trains others in general accounting guidelines and procedures.
Updates and resolves accounting related issues for international divisions.
Submits periodic reports on assigned topics to management.
Coordinates the activities of 2 or more finance managers, accountants, analysts, or any other finance personnel
Evaluates the performance of 2 or more employees based on pre-established performance parameters.
Coaches and develops direct support subordinates.
Is responsible for subordinate compliance with company policy and corrective actions.
Supervisory Responsibilities

Blood Borne Pathogen Category A Position

Physical Requirements

Sedentary work : Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Generally involves sitting most of the time.
Must be able to review printed and handwritten materials.
Must be able to operate common office equipment (e.g. calculator, PC, telephone, etc.).
Must be able to communicate telephonically.
Mental Requirements

Must be able to understand and explain detailed and/or complex accounting guidelines and procedures.
Must be able to analyze and resolve non-routine accounting issues using independent judgment.
Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies and errors (e.g. in the printed word, accounting reports or statements, etc.).
Qualifications/Work Experience Preferred

Excellent mathematical and analytical skills.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Intermediate to Excellent PC skills.
10+ years related accounting experience.
Accounting related software experience.
Professional certification or related advanced course work in accounting.
Excel (spreadsheet applications).
General accounting knowledge.
Time management.
Written communication.
Human relations
Graphics (PowerPoint etc.).
Financial reporting.
Hyperion Consolidation Software.
Report analysis.
Performance review.
Presentation skills.
Gallup management and leadership understanding.
Education/Special Training Required

B.B.A. or B.S. in business with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance.
CPA or MBA equivalency
Work From Home: No
Travel Percentage: None
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.
Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.