Assistant Corporate Controller
Intuitive Surgical 28 reviews - Sunnyvale, CA

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Primary Location


United States-California-Santa Clara County-Sunnyvale




Assistant Corporate Controller




Primary Function of Position:
This leadership position will be responsible for leading the Company’s external reporting, centralized revenue accounting and compliance teams, with a total staff of 7 people.

The candidate must be a leader, have strong technical accounting skills, be detail oriented, have strong organization and communication skills, and have a proven track record of implementing continuous improvement.

Oversees the preparation of SEC reports, including quarterly reports on Form 10Q, Form 10K annual reports, Proxy, 8Ks and all other ad hoc registration statements.

Oversees the centralized revenue accounting team, ensuring high quality compliance in a highly complex technical area.

Oversees the compliance function, which has responsibility for SOX 404, the Sunshine Act, and Internal Audit.

Primary resource for handling the accounting compliance in significantly complex non-routine transactions.

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.

Ensure that the Company’s policies are reviewed maintained and adhered to.

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.

Participate on the Company’s Disclosure Committee

Attend and present as necessary at the Company’s Audit Committee meetings


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and CPA

12+ 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

Proficient in the use of Excel and Word

Demonstrated leadership and management capability

Track record of business process improvement

About this company
28 reviews
Intuitive Surgical is haptic to meet you. Employing haptics (the science of computer-aided touch sensitivity), the firm developed the da...