Associate Manager International Taxation Michigan

Full time
Based on experience
michigan 08/01/2018   Full time Based on experience


  • Competitive compensation including annual target bonus, 401k and Employee stock purchase plans
  • Great Relocation Assistance and Services
  • Generous Tuition Reimbursement Program (up to $15K per year)
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits
  • Wellness Program and onsite fitness facility free to employees
  • The Kalamazoo Promise (free college education at Michigan’s public colleges, universities and community colleges for every student who graduates from the district’s high schools).
  • See more on benefits of location below!

A Fortune 400, $11B Company, Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. Our innovation creates life-changing solutions that enable people to live more active, fulfilling lives. We offer a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products. Our over 26,000 talented and engaged employees help to ensure medical professionals in over 100 countries have the tools they need to return patients to lives that are more active and more satisfying.

We give back - $38.9M worth of financial and product support worldwide in 2016 alone. 
Partnerships, like the one we have with Operation Smile, allows us to advance healthcare through medical education initiatives as well as medical missions that directly serve those in need. With our partners we alleviate suffering, restore function and bring hope to some of the most under resourced people in the world.



Reporting directly to Senior Manager, International Tax Strategy, you will assist with various international tax planning projects in cooperation with other Tax personnel while managing the execution of certain projects.  Key responsibilities will include:

  • Strong project management including coordinating and reviewing Tax Staff’s work as they support the Tax Strategy area.
  • Collecting, reviewing and maintaining all necessary documentation regarding transactions.
  • Researching and documenting various tax issues related to tax planning, tax return preparation, audit support, etc.
  • Analyzing the tax effect of current or proposed transactions, including reorganizations, acquisitions, and divestitures.
  • Review results of Transfer Pricing adjustments to ensure there are no adverse International Tax consequences.
  • Support Business Unit Tax Managers as need on tax planning and operational projects.
  • Support the Global Tax Accounting and Reporting team.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field (CPA and/or MST preferred)
  • 4 years’ minimum of relevant tax experience (combination of large global corporation and Big4 public accounting preferred)
  • Must be strong communicator, both written and verbal as you will collaborate and interface with Legal Counsel, outside firms and advisors as well as internal leadership.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products required (Corptax, HFM, and/or SAP a plus)
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Proven ability to thrive in fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

Lower cost of living than the national average with housing being the greatest contributor (about 50% lower!) is just one of the reasons to love quality of life in Kalamazoo.  You will have short easy commutes, easy access to shopping, dining and year-round outdoor sports and activities. We are a Midwestern town with several colleges and a music, arts and cultural scene that is unparalleled for a city of our size.  Here are 30 Things You Need to Know About Kalamazoo.