The Intercompany Associate Manager will be supervising and leading Intercompany process in Stryker’s Costa Rica Shared Service Center. This position will :
Work with the Migration Team on the transition of Intercompany billing activities from the Americas region to Costa RicaLead, manage, and develop the process within the Intercompany teamMaintain an effective system of internal controls and to ensure compliance with Stryker policies and procedures and any applicable laws and regulations
Essential duties & responsibilities :
Lead and develop a team who assures the highest levels of customer satisfaction by meeting or exceeding customer expectations with closings / e-closings that occur in a timely and effective fashion for the Americas
Play a key role in the work migration activities from other Stryker locations, including knowledge transfer and documentation activities
Collaborate with other Share Service teams to deliver quality results
Train and supervise new Intercompany Specialists to ensure efficient operation
Support the research and resolution of Intercompany vendor disputes
Ensure complete, timely and accurate accounting for Intercompany transactions, reviewing Intercompany balance sheet reconciliations accurately and following up with stakeholders to resolve open items in the reconciliation
Execute intercompany month end closing process as deem necessary
Develop, measure and distribute result and efficiency drive metrics / KPI’s
Comply with Corporate accounting policies, US and local GAAP
Performs other related work as assigned by management
Develops and maintains productive team-oriented staff, and manages relationships with internal Stryker customers
Education & special trainings :
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or related field preferred.
MS Office Suite
Fluent spoken and written English and Spanish. Portuguese is a plus
SAP, Oracle or QAD systems knowledge is a big plus
Qualifications & experience :
5-7 years of relevant working experience in a finance function in matrixed international company (preferably American or Multinational company) with complex reporting practices and with exposure to various reporting systems.
Experience of working in a shared service center across a global / large organization.
CPA or other accounting certification preferred.
Physical & mental requirements :
Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and multi-task
Good communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, attention to detail and ability to communicate complicated issues effectively
Demonstrated ability to perform consistently under varying business pressure as well as ability to adapt to a quickly changing environment
Computer or technical knowledge
Effective problem-solving skills
Work From Home : OccasionalTravel Percentage : 10%