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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Location: Arden Hills, MN
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About the role:

The Financial Analyst II will be responsible for supporting the US General Admin function, along with providing support for Gross Margin consolidation and Month-end P&L reporting for the RM Division.  The ideal candidate will have strong analytical, communication, planning and process skills. This position requires an outgoing candidate that can build strong relationships with business partners to optimize financial planning, reporting and analysis. Additional responsibilities include facilitating month-end close activities, including journal entry preparation, and support of Value Improvement Program (VIP) initiatives.  This position reports to the Senior Finance Manager, Rhythm Management.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Develop detailed financial forecasts, including strategic plan, annual operating plan and quarterly forecasts; incorporating historic, trended and current business information for operating expenses, headcount and capital expenditures
  • Monitor functional and departmental spending versus budget by highlighting material variances using system generated detail and trend reports
  • Prepare journal entries and assist in month end close as needed to ensure proper accounting at the functional and departmental level
  • Prepare and distribute financial reports and packages by gathering and analyzing information related to current performance
  • Perform financial analysis, as directed by management, and recommend alternatives courses of action by utilizing appropriate financial tools
  • Develop and utilize sound financial processes
  • Drive continuous improvement of processes and analytics
  • Document and maintain work instructions


What we’re looking for:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint required, Financial tools (Hyperion (Oracle), SAP) a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong financial analysis, communication, organizational and prioritization skills
  • Strong attention to detail and data accuracy
  • Must be a quick learner and able to assertively engage with internal and external customers
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities/execute in a high-paced organization
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment, adhere to tight deadlines
  • Holds self-accountable to a performance metric culture building performance excellence
  • Team orientated

Requisition ID: 483184


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!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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