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Director, Internal Audit
Category: Health Care Industry
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Director, Internal Audit

**Requisition ID** 24249BR
**Job Title** Director, Internal Audit
**Group** Corporate
**Division** Corporate
**Business Function** Finance
**Country** United States
**State/Province** MI
**City** Kalamazoo
**Employment Category** Full Time
**Percent Travel Required** Up to 30%
**Shift** 1st
**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. 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.

Job Description / Information**

This position will allow the individual to gain broad exposure to financial and operations of Stryker divisions, and country locations globally through the execution of financial, operational and strategic audit projects. The IA Director will help drive the efficiency and effectiveness of Stryker's audit processes and service delivery model. This position will have significant exposure with Corporate, Divisional Finance, and Operations leadership, and regular interaction with personnel from various disciplines/functional areas.

+ Collaborate with Vice President, European IA Director, IT Audit Sr. Manager to align audit scope, testing approach/strategy and resource allocation.

+ Assist with the expansion of IA services beyond SOX compliance including operational reviews, pre- and post system implementations, acquisition integration, finance transformation programs, and/or other industry changes.

+ Act as a Center of Excellence to the Internal Audit team; develop effective communication and training programs to ensure consistency of approach

+ Support the annual SOX scoping and risk assessment process; analyze financial statements and ensure optimization of the annual Global SOX audit program

+ Support the Quarterly 302 Certification process, and other quarterly and annual reporting related to ICFR

+ Provide oversight of direct reports to ensure engagement/project risks and ensure that procedures are executed and issues concluded appropriately

+ Perform and enhance detailed risk assessment process including interviews with key business leaders

+ Clearly communicate plans and audit approach to auditees and collaborate with EY to minimize disruption to the business.

+ Ensure department adherence with Internal Auditing professional standards and Stryker IA policies.

+ Review audit work in a timely manner and ensure that audit program steps are effectively completed and the documentation adequately supports the engagement findings and conclusions

+ Prepare and communicate clear and concise reporting of audit findings and recommendations

+ Develop and manage department costs and coordinate US budget and forecasts

+ Effectively recruit and on-board new IA talent and provide robust development opportunities for audit team

+ Manage and develop a highly effective audit team spread across multiple Stryker locations

+ Drive continuous improvement in IA engagement (Q12 score)

+ Keep current on changes in US GAAP, Audit standards and regulatory changes and drive awareness across the department;

+ Instruct and teach IA team members on technical accounting and audit areas

+ Identify and share best practices across Stryker's organization

+ Participate in special projects and investigations, as needed

+ Actively participate in Stryer's Financial Compliance Committee

**Minimum Qualifications**

+ Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accountancy

+ Certified Public Accountant, CharteredAccountant or comparable professional certification

+ 15+ years of accounting, audit, or relevant industry experience of increasing responsibility.Public accounting experience is required. Operational auditing experience preferred. Life sciences experience preferred.

+ Demonstrates exceptional leadership ability

+ Demonstrates unquestionable integrity and professionalism

+ Highly motivated, self-starter has the ability to interface with all levels of management

+ Thrives in a team oriented collaborative environment

+ Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

+ Strong relationship building skills

+ Ability to understand and assess complex business processes and accounting issues

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills

+ Effective organizational and project management skills

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving ability

+ Must excel with driving process improvements and change

+ Highly proficient with technology including proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and flow charting/process mapping applications

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

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