Product Owner - Finance Applications at Intuitive Surgical, Inc. in Sunnyvale, California

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Intuitive, 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. Our mission is our guiding force; our culture is the DNA that makes us unique.

As a pioneer in robotic-assisted surgery (RAS), we have been expanding our innovations through technology to help make a difference in the world. For 25 years, human ingenuity has guided our journey to help solve some of healthcare's complex challenges.

We believe a great idea can come from anywhere-inclusion and mutual respect are vital to our culture. We value character grounded in integrity, a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and diverse 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 strive to 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 help to advance the world of minimally invasive care.


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

The Product Owner, Finance Applications is responsible for defining the vision and roadmap, leading the prioritization of initiatives and overseeing the solution architecture for IT applications supporting the Procure to Pay, Accounting, Treasury and Compliance functions. 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 and systems.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with senior business stakeholders to assess the maturity, criticality and state of business capabilities in Procure to Pay, Accounting, Treasury and Compliance.
  • 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 ERP, SAP Ariba, Concur, Ivalua Contract Management, AuditBoard, RPA

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Proven experience in the conception and design of a scalable architecture that enhances productivity and efficiency for Finance teams, enabling them to spend the majority of their time on insights, influence and impact activities.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience designing, implementing and supporting business applications for Finance and Procurement.
  • Experience working within Finance / Procurement platforms in an Architect role.
  • Ability to influence business teams, including management, in the selection and design of technology solutions as well as implementation and support approaches.
  • Successful track record working on complex, cross-functional projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong analytical skills, and ability to deal with ambiguity in a rapidly changing business environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and perform effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to think proactively and identify solutions to drive business needs.
  • Must have SAP ERP experience. S/4 experience preferred.
  • Must have experience in major P2P platform implementations: SAP Ariba, Coupa, Ivalua
  • Experience designing and implementing RPA based solutions is a plus.
  • Strong project and program management skills.
  • Minimum BS in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent. MBA preferred.

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.

Shift : Shift 1 - Day

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time