Business Process Lead/ Finance

  • San Antonio
  • Stryker Corporation

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As a Business Process Lead/ Finace, you will be responsible for leading critical processes within the Finance workstream for the JR implementation of the “Accelerate” Program which will implement a new complex ERP system for three critical divisions of Stryker. This role will also support T&E and Spine’s Finance workstreams. You will ensure the local teams are represented and engaged throughout all program phases (Scope, Design, Process Harmonization, Final Preparation, go live and hyper care), help identify change impacts, and help derive solutions for these change impacts. You will partner with a team of cross-functional SMEs throughout planning and execution of the Finance workstream and will support your assigned workstream objectives to be delivered on-time and within budget.

You will be a vital part of the Accelerate Program team responsible for delivering a new ERP solution that is not only crucial for the success of the Division but also imperative to the organizational efficiency and profitability of Stryker as a whole. This role requires you to work closely with Division and Business Unit leadership stakeholders to ensure project objectives are appropriate, required project resources (budget and people) are allocated, and project risks are mitigated.

Who we Want :

  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
  • Goal-oriented :Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes - finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.

What you will do :

  • Partner with corporate team to ensure that the business needs are met while aligning to the Accelerate overall vision & design. Attend and actively participate in workshops with the Accelerate & business team to agree future state design & processes.
  • Be a change leader, supporting communications and change management activities arising from the program.
  • Guidance of Workstream Power Users, deployment of a strategy for use development and execution of the appropriate Risk Mitigation Plans for continuing business. Support and direct data cleansing.
  • Support configuration feedback in a timely manner, play a key role in business simulations, and support User Acceptance Testing (UAT) as requested by the Accelerate team.
  • Build a solid understanding of ERP System requirements, limitations and constraints in order to help lead your workstream areas in planning and executing necessary deliverables and tasks.
  • Outline a process to delineate the Ortho/Oracle balance sheet between JR and T&E. Quantify divisional balances to appropriately map to SAP profit centers and establish go-forward accounting and responsibilities for these areas. Identify GQO balances and activity to ensure the proper split between balances that will move to SAP (commercial) versus what stays in the legacy ERP (GQO).
  • Identify combined commercial and GQO activity and balances in Oracle & Expandable and outline a plan to parse out activity/balances through coordination with shared service, GQO and division. Coordinate with GQO Finance to ensure alignment on go-forward reporting responsibilities. Identify and communicate potential budget shifts based on realignment between divisions and GQO.
  • Review finance master data based on the Accelerate checklist. Review account reconciliations to identify reconciling items and sub-ledger issues/concerns (lack of subledger, negative or unsupported balances). Complete periodic reviews up until go-live, and coordinate, with the Group Controller’s team, account reconciliation and journal entry preparers for awareness and critical nature of maintaining clean data.
  • Work closely with the COE to identify potential challenges with moving to future state (commercial owned FG) from an inventory reporting, E&O and cash flow standpoint (potential budget shifts). Gain granular understanding of the Global Cube E&O calculat