Senior Manager, Accounting

Irobot Corporation Bedford , MA 01730

Posted 7 months ago

Imagine the future you could help us build.

Teamwork, not just tech work. We are tech futurists and business geniuses. Together, we solve problems to make daily life easier. We are looking for a few more great minds to join our team as we continue to grow one of the world's leading consumer robot companies.

Together, we empower people to do more.


iRobot Corporation, with a mission of "empowering people to do more" is at the forefront of the development of robotics and artificial intelligence technologies. iRobot has become one of the world's preeminent specialist designers and builders of consumer robots. iRobot invests in the development and growth of its people, in a culture of empowerment, innovation and fun. Come work with some of the most talented and influential people in the robotics field utilizing cutting edge technologies, in an exciting, fast-growing industry!

The Senior Manager, Accounting will report to the Corporate Controller with exposure to the VP Chief Accounting Officer. He/she will be part of a high-performing team and will be expected to lead, take ownership of his/her areas of responsibility and ensure accurate and timely completion of company reporting requirements. This role will provide a variety of opportunities to be visible in the company.

Key activities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee operations for Accounts Payable, Payroll and stock administration

  • Supervision of accounting for marketing programs including cooperative advertising, marketing development funds, advertising media, and other marketing spend

  • Key contributor of month-end close process including;

  • Journal entry preparation

  • Account reconciliations

  • Review of work prepared by direct reports

  • Work closely with cross functional teams to research and analyze variances vs. plan/forecast and action accordingly

  • Critically review current accounting and reporting processes to identify ways to improve and automate

  • Ensure compliance of key accounting controls for Sarbanes Oxley purposes

  • Support of quarterly reviews and annual audits by internal and external auditors


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, MSA preferred

  • At least 7+ years accounting experience in public accounting or public / a similar accounting role.

  • Solid understanding of US GAAP, including ability to research and form own conclusions.

  • Exposure to Oracle or similar type system and strong Excel skills.

  • Experience with multi-national companies and complex consolidations

  • Must have (soft skills):

  • Self-motivated and eagerness to improve everything he/she touches.

  • Ability to work in a team environment across various departments or as an individual contributor as needed.

  • Ability to mentor a team.

  • Attention to detail as well as analytical, problem solving and leadership skills.

  • Strong desire for continued career progression.

  • Highly effective communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Willingness to respond to changing business needs of a growing company.

  • The self-confidence to work with senior leaders to support accounting and finance needs.

  • Nice to have but not required:

  • Experience outside of the public accounting environment, preferably within the manufacturing or consumer electronics environment.

  • Working knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley.

  • CPA certification.

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