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Financial Analyst, Finance & Accounting Rotational (FAR) Program

Stryker, a global leader in medical technology, takes great pride in their people, and that’s why we are looking to expand our talent with our Finance and Accounting Rotational Program (FAR). We are looking for the best and brightest graduates at the start of their career to strengthen our team and drive our business forward. Stryker FAR analysts will have the opportunity to:
  • Apply finance and accounting principles in a fast-paced and growing industry through three one-year rotations, including a geographic relocation​ (relocation financial assistance provided)
  • Obtain structured development through job shadows, product showcases, formal training, mentoring, and personal coaching​
  • Develop meaningful relationships with senior leadership
  • Gain global exposure and finance visibility with business partners from around the world​
  • Build technical, leadership and systems capabilities at an accelerated pace​
  • Be a part of an innovative team and culture​
  • Work on challenging and meaningful assignments that span multiple areas of Stryker, directly impacting the bottom line
  • Core rotations offered in Michigan, New Jersey, and Texas, developing new skills and competencies while exploring multiple finance career paths
  • Obtain coaching and guidance from leadership advisors, managers and mentors to grow professionally and maintain continued support throughout the program 
  • A bright future – commit to a leadership path early in your career, accessing accelerated learning opportunities and diverse experiences to become a great future finance leader

Opportunities available:
FAR Analysts will have the chance to build a strong career path by gaining diverse experience in three or more of the following areas:  

  • Financial Planning and Analysis​
  • Treasury​
  • Internal Audit​
  • Financial Reporting 
  • Technical Accounting
  • Cost Accounting​
  • Financial Systems

  • Pursing a bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a business-related field, completion date achieved between December 2023 and June 2024
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 grade point average scale​
  • •Must be eligible to work on a permanent basis in the United States during and after your rotations​
  • A commitment to temporarily relocate within the United States for a rotational assignment​ (relocation financial assistance is provided)
  • Willingness to pursue a certified professional designation (CPA or CMA)​
  • No prior related business full-time experience, excluding internships

  • Concentration in Accounting, Finance, Business analytics or Economics​
  • Progress towards Master's degree with an emphasis in Finance or Accounting or other business-related field encouraged, but not required as a prerequisite for our entry level leadership program
  • Academic excellence in Financial Acumen – demonstrate a strong understanding of financial concepts​
  • History of leadership experience – participation in on-campus or off-campus leadership activities including volunteerism, service in an executive board of a student organization, etc.​
  • Internship experience – either at Stryker or another company in a finance or accounting capacity​
  • Process improvement – able to develop and document work processes. Able to drive harmonization of processes and pursue continuous improvement​
  • Systems expertise – demonstrated proficiency in applications such as Excel, PowerBI, SAP certification, etc.​

Additional expectations:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills​
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills and ability to manage priorities and workflow​
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work under constantly changing priorities​
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment​, adapt to new professional collaborative environments, perform within ambiguity and achieve results
  • Proficiency in basic computer programs: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Proven leadership and business acumen skills​
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines​
  • Strong interpersonal skills​