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FP&A Analyst

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Îlede France, FR

Additional Locations: France-Île-de-France; Germany-Düsseldorf; Italy-Milan; Spain-Madrid; United Kingdom-Hemel Hempstead

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At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.



Purpose statement : 


Key member of the Central EMEA FP&A Team, the SG&A FP&A Analyst acts as primary business partner to the Senior European Leadership and the FP&A Director.

In our matrix environment, our team has a key role around:

  • Supporting Senior Management in strategic and tactical decisions
  • Coordinating the FP&A processes across the region
  • Providing crisp data reporting, analytics, and insight
  • Challenging status quo and bringing new ideas and efficiencies


The role will focus on both OPEX (SG&A and R&D) and Headcount, putting together robust KPIs, processes, and being able to navigate complex data sets to point the right decision, while promoting process improvement.

These activities occur during monthly close, plan and forecast cycles.

High exposure to Senior Management and to the overall European FP&A community in this privileged central position.



Key Responsabilities:


  • Manage the regional planning and quarterly forecasting process for functional spend (OPEX and CAPEX) and headcount for our MultiDiv functions, including calendar, rollup and analysis. This involves EMEA’s Strategic Plan and Annual Operating Planning cycles as well. 
  • Key business partner of all Core Functions. Provide decision making support, scenario modeling, and results analysis.
  • Lead the monthly financial close by providing proactive analysis to Senior Management, system reconciliations, and contribute to the preparation of monthly / quarterly reporting packages (close deck, MBR, QBR) including variance/trend analysis.
  • Play a central role in the coordination of our FP&A processes with the divisional FP&A teams, FinOps and GBS, as well as other functions such as HR analytics or Local Accounting.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly and quarterly reporting by function for SG&A, R&D and HC.
  • Support Ad-hoc requests/projects from senior management as needed.
  • Assist managing EMEA calendars and EHQ team agendas:  Taking control of the team meeting agendas, maintaining weekly Team meeting minutes and provide us with standardized email every week with the updates/tasks/deadlines.
  • Be the lead in our regional financial system access management (overseeing, guiding, coordination)
  • Become a subject matter expert on our spend and headcount planning and reporting tools (PlnRst, PPMS, Tableau). Lead trainings and best practice sharing across the region, assist with further enhancement initiatives, leveraging system knowledge to continuously improve our processes. Work with IT and FPS to ensure data accuracy / reconciliations across our systems.
  • Assist Corporate FP&A in the execution of companywide FP&A related initiatives.  Represent the region in various projects and task forces, as required.
  • Support acquisition and integration efforts when necessary.
  • Ensure awareness and compliance with applicable standard operating procedures to meet, comply and champion all quality and regulatory commitments of Boston Scientific.
  • Drive compliance in all finance related matters (GIA, SOX, Statutory, monthly Closing), participate in implementing Quality requirements in all aspects of the Finance Processes.



Quality system requirements :


In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.

For those individuals that supervise others, the following statements are applicable:

  • Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained in order to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the BSC Quality Policy.
  • Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System.



Position requirements:


  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in financial analysis, accounting or business controlling.
  • Fluent in oral & written English (main working language).
  • Experience in working in a large company, preferably in an international environment.
  • Proven experience in managing stakeholders in a complex organization involving change management.
  • Ability to understand and articulate cost drivers, as well as potential saving initiatives.
  • Solid systems skills. Familiarity with Hyperion FM, SmartView and SAP a plus. Strong Excel skills required.
  • Very strong financial analysis skills. Attention to detail & data accuracy.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously and act in a consultative role.
  • Exceptional organizational & time management skills are crucial. Environment is fast-paced and multi-tasking is essential.
  • Strong ability to zoom in and out from the details, with a good holistic view to identify and summarize the key takeaways.
  • Team player with strong communication skills, used to interact with people at all levels, with strong and positive attitude and energy
  • Ability to share knowledge and train finance colleagues on best practices (analysis, tools)
  • Above all, curious, savvy, risk taker individual
  • May recruit, coach and manage an intern
  • Ideal candidate will show drive and ambition to develop and grow into more senior finance roles.




Requisition ID: 558510


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!

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