Manager External Reporting & Compliance

Intuitive Surgical - San Francisco Bay Area

Posted 830 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Medical Devices
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Job description

Job Title : Manager External Reporting and Compliance Job Number : 570215 Location : Sunnyvale, CA Full/Part Time : Full-Time Shift : Regular

Primary Function of Position:
The position will be responsible for leading the external reporting process and managing the Company's ongoing compliance programs. The candidate will be responsible for managing the external reporting process and coordinate the preparation of all financial SEC filings including Forms 10-K and 10-Q, and other external and internal reports including financial press releases. In addition the candidate will be responsible for maintaining the Company�s financial, IT, operational and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance audits. The candidate will have interaction with management at all levels within the organization. The candidate will make value added recommendations to enhance the Company's internal controls and operating efficiencies, and other processes necessary to mitigate company's risks. The candidate will manage compliance initiatives in support of emerging regulatory and compliance requirements.

The candidate must be a leader, be detail oriented, have strong organization and communication skills, and be very hands-on. The position will manage two direct reports.

Roles and Responsibilities
This position has responsibility and authority for:

  • Direct responsibility for the preparation of SEC reports, including quarterly reports on Form 10Q, Form 10K annual reports, Proxy, 8Ks and all other ad hoc registration statements.
  • Coordinate the review of filings with external auditors, outside legal counsel, accounting staff and executive management.
  • Lead implementation efforts and ongoing monitoring of significant new pronouncement noted above, including ongoing communication with other company organizations.
  • Prepare and maintain schedules for accounting areas pertaining to external reporting (e.g. EPS calculations, Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Cash Flows, Statement of Stockholders' Equity, FAS 123R etc.)
  • Responsible for assisting with preparation for all press releases and public information announcements.
  • Identify and evaluate the organization's risk areas and provide key input to the maintenance of the annual audit plan
  • Perform enterprise and financial risk assessment and provide recommendations for implementation of controls to mitigate identified risk.
  • Manage various financial and operational compliance programs, including but not limited to, travel & entertainment, purchasing card, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
  • Ensure continued compliance with all facets of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, coordinating with internal staff and external auditors and consultants
  • Ensure audits are performed in accordance with the Company's policies and department procedures
  • Communicate results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management and process owners.


Desired Skills and Experience

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 Accounting and CPA
  • 8+ years public accounting and/or industry experience
  • Excellent communication skills-both verbal and written, including presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated recent experience in researching and preparing technical accounting memorandums for complex issues and new pronouncements
  • Possess technical expertise related to GAAP and external reporting including SEC reporting, stock option accounting, revenue recognition, acquisitions, foreign currency transactions and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Strong knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, specifically sections 302, 404, 409 & 906, with hands-on experience with a SOX implementation and ongoing compliance
  • Knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by The Institute of Internal Auditors; certifications as CIA, CFE, etc. will be plus
  • Experience with SAP will be a plus
  • Proficient in the use of Excel and Word

About this company

Intuitive Surgical

Surgical robotics was little more than a medical curiosity until 1999, the year Intuitive Surgical introduced the da Vinci® Surgical System. Today, Intuitive Surgical is the global leader in the rapidly emerging field of robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery. Since its inception, the company has consistently provided surgeons and hospitals with the tools needed to improve clinical outcomes and to help patients return to active and productive lives. With its corporate headquarters located in Sunnyvale, California, Intuitive Surgical serves customers throughout the United States and internationally, providing technology and procedural innovation across cardiac, urology, gynecologic, pediatric and general surgical disciplines. Since its first da Vinci® System shipment, Intuitive Surgical has expanded its installed base to more than 850 academic and community hospital sites, while sustaining growth in excess of 25% annually. Intuitive Surgical is proud to be fulfilling its mission to extend the benefits of minimally invasive surgery to the broadest possible range of patients, while providing extraordinary value for its customers, investors and employees.

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