Intuitive Surgical Careers

Cost Analyst

Mexico-Mexicali, Mexico
Finance and Accounting

Job Description

Job: Finance and Accounting
Primary Location: Mexico-Baja California-Mexico-Mexicali
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 183193


Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.

Primary Function of Position:
This position is responsible for cost accounting activities related to our manufacturing operations. Major responsibilities include analyzing, reconciling, and controlling inventory, cost of production, profitability analysis, and productivity. The position focuses on the continuous improvement of overhead spending vs absorption, and the analysis of material variances. This position requires day to day involvement with our Manufacturing Operations management as well as our Accounting and Finance team.
This position has responsibility and authority for:
  • Maintenance of the part numbers cost in  SAP
  • Provide support on reporting of inventory, manufacturing costs and related variance analysis.
  • Assist with analysis of changes in raw materials annd manufacturing methods to determine effects on costs.
  • Reviews the work center rates for accuracy and timeliness. 
  • Develop and support cost reduction recommendations through analysis, demand flow recommendations, and/or other methods
  • Review and audit of BOMs, Routings, labor and overhead rates.
  •  Review and audit of cycle counts, ABC-Inventory class, excess and obsolete procedures.
  • Provide support to corporate on the development of DL and Overhead rates for MX-Operations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or related field
  • Manufacturing industry experience (required)
  • 3 + years cost accounting and financial analysis experience (required)
  • Advanced Excel skills, SAP experience, Hyperion Planning (preferred)
  •  Bilingual English-Spanish +80%