Stryker Tax Intern in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Requisition ID 24437BR

Job Title Tax Intern

Group Corporate

Division Corporate

Business Function Finance

Country NETHERLANDS

City Amsterdam

Employment Category Full Time

Percent Travel Required None

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

Stryker Corporation is one of the world's leading medical technology companies with 2016 revenues of $11,325k and net earnings of $1,647k. Stryker's products include implants used in joint replacement and trauma surgeries; surgical equipment and surgical navigation systems; endoscopic and communications systems; patient handling and emergency medical equipment; neurosurgical, neurovascular and spinal devices; as well as other medical device products used in a variety of medical specialties.

Stryker was incorporated in Michigan, US, in 1946 as the successor company to a business founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer H. Stryker, a prominent orthopaedic surgeon and the inventor of several orthopaedic products. In the United States, most of our products are marketed directly to doctors, hospitals and other healthcare facilities. Internationally, our products are sold in over 100 countries through company-owned sales subsidiaries and branches as well as third-party dealers and distributors.

In July 2014, Stryker opened its European Headquarters in Amsterdam. The Tax Team responsible for the EMEA & LATAM region is also located in Amsterdam. The internship offers a great opportunity for students to work in an international, dynamic company, getting to know the day-to-day activities of the Stryker Tax Team in Amsterdam which is part of the Global Stryker Tax Team. The activities include assistance with tax compliance, transfer pricing, accounting for income tax, controversy and tax planning.

Proposed activities of the intern: assisting the Stryker Tax department with the following activities for the Stryker entities in the EMEA region, reporting to Eline Wegerif:

  • Corporate income tax provision review;

  • Corporate income tax return review and coordination;

  • Review and approval of corporate income tax payments;

  • Quarterly provision review;

  • Review of Transfer Pricing documentation;

  • Assist with filing of documents required by international legislation;

  • Assist with completing several US tax compliance forms, e.g. “reportable transactions”, “boycott questionnaire” and “foreign bank account reporting”

Assist in specific topics in relation to the Dutch tax returns:

  • Article 10a analysis;

  • Article 13L analysis

Assist in special projects, if possible and available:

  • Merger;

  • Liquidation;

  • Dividend repatriation;

  • Tax audits;

  • Keep track completeness of intercompany agreements within Europe.

Minimum Qualifications

The intern should at least have passed the following exams:

  • Income Tax – Profit;

  • Corporation Tax; and

  • International Tax Law.

Preferred: VAT and English speaking and writing.

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