iRobot Corporation

  • Manager/Director Finance, Strategic Initiatives

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Category Finance and Administration
    Requisition ID
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    4 days ago(8/13/2018 9:28 PM)
  • Summary

    This unique Finance Manager position will report directly to Alison Dean our CFO. You will be focused on providing strategic financial analysis to the CFO and executive team in support of new global business opportunities and other cross functional/corporate initiatives. You will be an essential team member impacting the future global growth of iRobot.



    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

    • Serve as primary lead on the financial evaluation of new business opportunities including M&A and partnerships.
    • Perform financial modeling and financial statement impact analysis for new business initiatives, identifying synergies, dis-synergies, flagging potential accounting issues/considerations. Partner with internal leaders including but not limited to tax, FP&A, treasury, accounting, corporate. development, and other relevant functional leaders to support development and analysis of opportunity.
    • Ensure detailed documentation of business plans and associated assumptions against which actual performance can be measured. Key participant in M&A post mortem assessment.
    • Partner with internal and external parties including financial institutions, service providers and senior executives as necessary to properly assess new business opportunities.
    • Play a prominent role in deal analysis and structure. Review of purchase and sale agreements and other transaction agreements with an eye towards items that will have a financial statement impact. Review of acquired contracts to understand implications to deal assumptions.
    • Lead finance due diligence activities coordinating with specific departments within Finance for complete coverage.
    • Perform valuation analysis for iRobot based upon Long Term Financial Model using various valuation tools.
    • Provide data-driven, in-depth financial analyses for decision-making across our company.
    • Analyze competitors’ financial statements and disclosures to understand impact of relevant financial/business topics.
    • Development and reporting on critical KPIs for measuring company performance.
    • Providing a robust analysis of sell side analyst financials models, drawing insights for further investor communication.
    • Drive, lead and execute analysis for organic strategic initiatives/investments and other ad-hoc projects across the company.
    • Develop methodology for performing product portfolio financial analysis.


    • 5-10 years finance/accounting experience is required in corporate finance, financial operations roles; with in-depth knowledge of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate strategy a strong plus.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics required; MBA preferred
    • Strong financial modeling capability coupled with accounting background
    • Experience presenting business opportunities to a broad range of stakeholders, including executive staff.
    • Adaptable and collaborative working style. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handling concurrent projects while ensuring high quality and attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to present concepts and strategies to various internal and external audiences.
    • Strong organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills.
    • Self-motivated problem solver
    • Strong leadership with the ability to manage matrix cross-functional teams.

    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 by MIT 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 800 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.


    iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. We also have offices in California, the United Kingdom, 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, Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled 

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