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Solutions Architect Record to Report

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States
  • Not Remote
  • Information Technology & Systems
  • JOB7776

Company Description

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.

As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible.

Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.

Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care.

Job Description

Primary Function of Position:

If you exemplify our values and want to be part of Company that is really passionate about providing value for the patients and customers we serve, this is the role for you.

The Solutions Architect – Record to Report is responsible for defining the vision and roadmap, leading the prioritization of initiatives and overseeing the solution architecture for IT applications supporting Accounting and Finance Business function. The right candidate for this role will have significant experience aligning desired business outcomes to a roadmap of IT initiatives and communicating the plan and the achievement of those outcomes to business and IT management. To be successful in this role, the candidate will need to utilize his / her deep understanding of finance processes & systems and should have worked in a manufacturing company which utilizes make to stock, make to order, reconstruct to order, and project accounting for R&D / NPI business scenarios.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with senior business stakeholders to assess the maturity, criticality, and state of business capabilities for accounting and finance business function.
  • Assess the use of existing and emerging technologies in supporting the area’s objectives.
  • Develop a long-term business application roadmap that addresses end-to-end business capability needs with input from industry best practices.
  • Lead the requirements definition and solution design for the major initiatives in the roadmap.
  • Oversee the design of all system changes in the area, ensuring we implement scalable, future-proof solutions.
  • Lead the prioritization of projects and enhancements in the area.
  • Work in partnership with the business to create business cases and define ROI for major initiatives.
  • Lead / participate in vendor and application evaluations to select the appropriate technology to support business needs.
  • Collaborate with IT delivery teams by providing architectural guidance to ensure successful implementations.
  • Collaborate with the Enterprise Analytics team in designing and developing insights capability for Finance.
  • Engage with system and process experts to perform thorough impact analysis to all connected systems with the big picture in mind.
  • Prepare executive level presentations and proposals as well as detailed requirement and design documentation.
  • Proactively seek out new system features and capabilities to address Finance challenges
  • Key applications / technology included in scope: SAP S/4 Finance, SAP S/4 Controlling, SAP Project Systems, and integrations with Coupa, iValua, Anaplan, and Hyperion 
  • Model, analyze, design, develop, test, deploy, monitor, and continuously improve business processes and applications in the Finance area.
  • Design, implement and support state of the art solutions for record to report and revenue accounting business processes using SAP S/4 or FI/CO or group reporting or other equivalent tools / applications without adding unnecessary complexity to solutions or application landscape.
  • Design, implement and support Revenue Allocation and Recognition functionality per US GAAP and ASC standards (including but not limited to 605 and 606 standards) without adding unnecessary complexity to solutions or application landscape.
  • Collaborate, coach and mentor business and applications teams located across the globe and in the various time zones.
  • Assist the Sr. Manager, Finance Applications in documenting, implementing, and adhering to standards, internal controls and processes for the Applications team (including Project Management Office standards and processes)
  • Ensure internal controls are followed and report exceptions immediately.
  • Remain at the forefront of industry practices and application development.

The Solutions Architect – Record to Report will work on business requirements, design solutions, and implement enhancements / projects in all finance applications used by the record to report, quote to cash, source to manufacture, service Finance, manufacturing finance, and controlling business processes. These include but are not limited to SAP S/4 Finance, Group Reporting (or BPC), SAP S/4 Controlling, SAP Project Systems, Asset Accounting, Currency Translation and revaluation and integrations with Coupa, iValua, Anaplan, and Hyperion.


Skill/Job Requirements:

Competency Requirements: (Competency is based on: education, training, skills and experience.) In order to adequately perform the responsibilities of this position the individual must: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology (master’s degree preferred) with at least 8-12 years of experience designing, implementing, and supporting business applications for Finance business function for record to report, quote to cash, source to manufacture, service Finance, manufacturing finance, controlling related business processes.
  • Past experience working within relevant application platforms in an Architect role
  • Ability to influence business teams, including senior executive management, in the selection and design of technology solutions as well as implementation and support approaches.
  • Experience and expertise with SAP S/4 Finance, Group Reporting, SAP S/4 Controlling, SAP Project Systems, and integrations with Coupa, iValua, Anaplan, and Hyperion is required.
  • Strong knowledge of finance, accounting, and related business processes 
  • Successful track record in working on cross-functional, cross-team projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong analytical skills, and ability to deal with ambiguity in a rapidly changing business environment.
  • Strong project and program management and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and perform effectively in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to deal with ambiguity in a rapidly changing business environment, and think proactively to identify solutions for business needs


Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19.  Details can vary by role.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who do not reside, or plan to reside, in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, or Tennessee.

We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay, incentives, benefits, and equity. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications. The target salary ranges are listed.

Base Salary Range Region 1: $167,700 USD - $241,300 USD
Base Salary Range Region 2: $142,500 USD - $205,100 USD
Shift: Day
Travel: 10% of the time
Workplace Type: Onsite - This job is fully onsite.

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