iRobot Corporation

Staff Accountant

Category Finance and Administration
Requisition ID
Job Post Information* : Posted Date
1 week ago(2/12/2018 4:28 PM)


The Staff Accountant will report to the Senior Accountant located in London.  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 all assigned tasks.

Essential Functions/ Job Duties

  • Accounts Payable
    • Process vendor invoices ensuring they are appropriately approved and the services/items have been received prior to release for payment
    • Process employee expense reports
    • Process vendor and employee expense payments in accordance with term and policy
    • Reconcile vendor statements regularly and efficiently resolve any discrepancies
    • Reconcile outstanding invoice listing to Accounts Payable general ledger balance
  • Intercompany activity
    • Assist Senior Accountant with reconciliations of intercompany balances with other iRobot entities
    • Process and post all intercompany payments received
  • Fixed Assets
    • Process fixed asset capitalization in sub-ledger system in accordance with policy
    • Record monthly fixed asset activity in the general ledger
    • Reconcile fixed asset accounts and perform monthly roll-forward
  • Payroll
    • Process payroll using 3rd party provider
    • Record payroll and payroll related activities
    • Reconcile payroll and related withholding accounts
  • Provide general support to the Senior Accountant / International Controller for such activities as
    • Account reconciliations
    • Month end close accruals
    • VAT tax compliance
    • Financial systems implementation and maintenance


  • 3 years of experience in accounting with operational focus
  • Basic knowledge of accounting
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills, good judgment and a strong work ethic
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Excellent communication skills with internal/external customers a must
  • Experience with Oracle or similar ERP system
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

About Us

We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded in 1990 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 600 of the robot industry’s best and brightest.  iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.


Our UK office is in the heart of London, walking distance from the Victoria underground station. iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts. We also have offices in California, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers


iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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