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Sr Manager Product Ops Accounting

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

The Sr Manager Product Ops Accounting plays a critical role in achieving our overall priority of delivering world-class financial reporting. This highly visible role drives exceptional project management processes within our Finance and Product Operations teams to collect the data needed for decision-making and financial reporting purposes.

The Sr Manager Product Ops Accounting is accountable for setting our inventory and product costing policies and managing our overall product costing processes. The Sr Manager Product Ops Accounting is also accountable for managing the inventory reserve assessment and cycle count processes, as well as for examination and reporting provided to management relating to inventory costing matters.

In this role, you will leverage your in-depth accounting knowledge and research capabilities to provide solutions to complex and challenging business problems.

In addition, this person will partner with team members across business functions to solve complex product operations accounting issues and drive controllership’s role in key finance strategic goals.

The ideal candidate possesses the ability to manage a team, communicate effectively (including senior leadership and those with non-accounting backgrounds), and think holistically about the impact of accounting issues to our operations.

This is a great role for someone with proven technical skills that would like to get additional exposure into the Company’s product operations, accounting, and finance activities, as well as getting a deep appreciation of the Company’s business.

At Intuitive, you will help contribute to our commitment to excellence by partnering with world-class Managers and Executive Leadership. We are looking for high-caliber people that can take on additional responsibility as they progress in their career, and we are committed to providing an environment that fosters career growth and development.

Essential Job Duties

  • Manage the Company’s inventory, inventory reserve, and cost accounting policies, processes, controls, and related activities.
  • Ensure that the Company’s accounting policies are appropriately applied to all inventory-related activities and accounts.
  • Provide technical accounting guidance and be the point person on all U.S. GAAP matters relating to inventory by researching, resolving, documenting, and communicating conclusions for inventory-related matters that arise.
  • Project management, including preparing presentations for the Company’s cross-functional inventory leadership team, related to issues that arise out of changes in the Company’s business that require new policies, processes, procedures, and controls.
  • Oversee and review inventory-related controls, including monitoring of the cycle count and physical inventory observation programs, policies, and activities.
  • Project management, including preparing presentations and reporting to the Company’s cross-functional inventory leadership team on the adherence and compliance with our Inventory Cycle Count Policies and Controls.
  • Develop key metrics to track the accuracy of our inventory standards and to provide insight into our inventory-related activities for management.
  • Presentations to leadership in the Company on the progress of our inventory processes and controls.
  • Coordinate budgeting and forecasting activities relating to inventory matters with the Company’s FP&A organization.
  • Work closely with our global teams to ensure that the right training and processes have been distributed with respect to our inventory policies and controls.
  • Ensure that there is an efficient and effective process in place to ensure timely close and reporting of all inventory-related matters by closely coordinating with the Company’s FP&A organization.
  • Manage the standard cost setting activities, calendar, and deliverables, working closely with our Global Shared Services team.
  • Business partnership – provide accounting advice to our business partners and senior leadership to assess the impact of proposed transactions and influence decision making.
  • Act as a subject matter pro on inventory treatment of accounting transactions and related financial reporting requirements; explore and offer solutions and best practices.
  • Act as a liaison between accounting teams and the broader enterprise to help with key projects, initiatives, transactions, and planning recommendations.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and exceptional presentation skills
  • Demonstrated experience with executive communication and presentations
  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to drive consensus and conclusions
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills to manage the changes in the business and corresponding required changes in our policies, processes, and procedures
  • Proven technical expertise related to U.S. GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Proven data analysis skills and high capacity for growth and the ability to change along with the Company
  • Integrity, personal accountability, fosters team unity, commitment to excellence, and proactive thinking
  • Must be willing/able to work onsite 3 days/week at our Sunnyvale, CA office

Required Education and Training

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • A minimum of 10+ years public accounting and/or industry experience, including experience working with inventory

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Certified Public Accountant is highly preferred
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience with automation tools, such as Alteryx, Power Query, Winshuttle, Automation Anywhere, etc.

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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.

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.

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: $158,400 USD - $237,600 USD
Base Salary Range Region 2: $134,600 USD - $202,000 USD
Shift: Day
Travel: 10% of the time
Workplace Type: Set Schedule - This job will be onsite weekly, the percentage of onsite work will be defined by the leader.

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