Stryker Financial Analyst in San Jose, California

Requisition ID 26318BR

Job Title Financial Analyst

Group MedSurg and Neurotech

Division Endoscopy

Business Unit Shared Service

Business Function Finance

Country United States

State/Province CA

City San Jose

Employment Category Full Time

Percent Travel Required Up to 10%

Shift 1st

About Stryker

Stryker 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 Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Job Description / Information

General Description:

Maintains the general ledger and develops ways to improve the company’s financial reporting and forecasting abilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists in the month-end close process, including but not limited to preparation of journal entries, consolidation of financial statements, and detailed analysis of general ledger accounts.

  • Creates, maintains, and maps general ledger accounts to improve the company’s financial reporting abilities. Ensures that all activity is properly recorded in the general ledger.

  • Interfaces with management to develop recommendations regarding business planning, operating forecasts, and financial plans.

  • Prepares ROI analysis on projects and capital purchases.

  • Analyzes the company’s expenses against budgeted and historical activity. Assists in the preparation of annual operating budgets and monthly forecasts.

  • Records, develops, and tests internal controls to ensure the company’s proper compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 regulations.

  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis to ensure accurate reporting and sound financial controls.

  • Develops, prepares, analyzes, and distributes financial reports upon request.

  • Reviews accounts payable invoices to ensure proper coding of expenses.

  • Assists with the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures.

  • Researches and reports on industry benchmarks; analyzes and compares the company’s results to best practices.

  • Assists with related special projects as needed.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent.

  • One to two years related experience preferred.

  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to work with all levels of management.

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.

  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.

  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.

  • Acute attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects.

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word or equivalent. Hyperion Enterprise experience a plus.

  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.

  • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and scientific method.

  • Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages.

  • Ability to analyze statistical and financial data, and calculate figures/ amounts.

  • Sedentary work: exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a minimal amount of force

frequently or constantly to lift, carry, etc. (Generally involves sitting most of the time).

  • Effective reading and writing skills.

  • Ability to review printed documents.

All 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