Sr. Cost Accountant

Essential Job Functions:

  • Continuously comply with all regulatory related requirements.
  • Ensure full compliance SOX
  • Stop further processing in the event of encountering non-conforming product condition.
  • Comply with the Stryker Corporate Guidelines regarding Cost & Inventory Process and the recording in the General Ledger.
  • Responsible for developing, maintain and analyze the annual Standard Cost Process.
  • Perform Cost related monthly financial closing in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Prepare and validate inventory accounts reconciliation.
  • Support the coordination of Physical Inventory Process, internal and external audits and is responsible for its reconciliation with the General Ledger.
  • Prepare Inventory & Cost Reporting, as required.
  • Analyze metrics results and drive for action.
  • Analyze and validate cost savings in Cost Improvement Projects.
  • Support New Products and Operations Team with financial analysis.
  • Responsible for new products standard cost and all related costing validations.
  • Provide financial support to all users as required.
  • Prepare budget schedules and required analysis
  • Prepare P&L and inventory and projections
  • Assist in the fulfillment of all requirements for Internal and External Audits.
  • Provide Cost Accounting training to others as required.
  • Ensure Cost Accounting transactions are recorded in compliance with GAAP.
  • Management and reporting of fixed assets.
  • Audit and control of fixed assets
  • Commit to the environmental policy.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in  Accounting or relevant field
  • At least 5 years of cost experience in a manufacturing industry
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Able to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced, high growth environment
  • Results-focused, team-oriented and a strong work ethic
  • Proficient in MS Office with advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish)


Job Type: Full-time

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