Business Controller MENA

5-7 years
a month ago 3 Applied
Job Description

Why finance at Stryker

Are you looking for a profitable and growing company with a great culture and reputation Stryker was recently named one of the Best Workplace in the WORLD by Fortune! Here, you will have many opportunities to learn and grow as we offer development opportunities unique for each employees needs including training, certifications, mentorship, leadership programs, tuition reimbursement, one-on-one coaching and more!

Our Business Controller position in Dubai is an exciting opportunity for a financial professional looking to make a difference in the world at one of the World's Best Workplaces. Ready to take a next step in your career at a Fortune 500 organization and support Stryker's growth journey

What you will do :

You will be responsible for assisting in financial planning, analysis, and reporting activities within the organization. This role involves collaborating with cross-functional teams, managing financial data, and providing insights to support strategic decision-making. The individual in this position plays a crucial role in ensuring financial stability, compliance, and efficiency.

  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Partnering closely with Stryker's Financial Shared Service Center.
  • Providing updates on journal entries, monthly accruals, and adjustments to the Financial Shared Service Center.
  • Supporting the group monthly closing process including quarter and year-end packages.
  • Deliver and monitor all relevant and local reporting/filing requirements.
  • Responsible for all accounts payable activities (providing invoices and booking instructions to the Financial Shared Service Center). Following up to ensure payments are done on time.
  • Conducting general accounting analysis and ad hoc reporting as required by the Finance Manager.
  • Conducting or assisting in ad hoc projects.
  • Work with internal VAT team to finalize quarterly VAT filing in FTA portal.
  • Support with CIT (Corporate Income TAX) preparation and filing
  • Support any regular or ad-hoc internal and external audits of the company books, including the annual financial year end audits.
  • Ensure Balance Sheet Integrity
  • Ensuring the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Partner with the Financial Shared Service Center to maintain schedules and registers (fixed assets/depreciation, Employee related accruals, etc...)
  • Finance Planning & Analysis (FP&A) activities
  • Providing input and comments on monthly actuals vs. forecast variances
  • Follow up on weekly sales forecast updates & report to changes to the Finance Manager
  • Support in the preparation of the yearly sales budget & quarterly forecast updates
  • Providing input for the yearly OPEX budget & quarterly updates

Is this you

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field. MBA or professional certifications (e.g., CPA, CMA) are a plus.
  • 5 to 7 years of relevant experience working for a multinational organization (Pharma or Medical industry preferred).
  • Experience in working with shared service centers is a plus.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English.
  • Proven experience in financial analysis, planning, and reporting.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, financial regulations, and compliance.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in financial software (ERP's) and Microsoft Excel.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

About Stryker

Stryker is a global leader in medical technologies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in MedSurg, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 130 million patients annually. More information is available at





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