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Senior Analyst, Global Internal Audit Job

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Locations(s): 

St. Paul, MN, US Marlborough, MA, US

Additional Locations:  N/A

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.


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

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.


About the role:


The Senior Analyst, Global Internal Audit (GIA) will be responsible for planning, organizing and executing internal audits throughout the Company (including financial, operational, compliance and SOX) as well as performing consultative activities.  The position reports to the Senior Manager of GIA and is a highly visible role.  Primary audit entities include corporate functions, global divisions, global business services (GBS) service centers, manufacturing plants, distribution centers, international sales offices as well as 3rd party distributors and sales agents. The senior analyst may occasionally perform books and records reviews in support of investigations.  




The Senior Analyst, Global Internal Audit, will be expected to:

  • Ensure that the organization fulfils its statutory and regulatory obligations in accordance with professional accounting and auditing standards.
  • Perform various audit procedures to assess the following objectives as they relate to the areas under review:

- To evaluate compliance with key company policies and procedures,

- To assess the efficiency and effectiveness of internal controls and business processes over selected financial and operational cycles, 

- To benchmark controls and procedures against generally accepted and leading industry practices, 

- To review the accuracy and completeness of reporting and utilize data analytics to identify unusual trends or anomalies, 

- To identify opportunities for enhancement,

- Other focus areas on an as needed basis.

  • Lead internal project teams as assigned and/or participate as a team member on projects requested by audit management.
  •  Apply the audit methodology consistently to all engagements and contribute innovative ideas in an effort to continuously improve the methodology.
  • Obtain an understanding of the business areas under review, and the business and compliance risks associated with those areas, in order to develop effective risk based audit approach.
  • Work closely with functional and regional GIA managers to develop and document the project risk assessment for the project plan and scope, and draft applicable audit procedures.
  • Document to re-performance standards the execution of specific audit procedures as defined by the engagement objectives and planned audit approach. 
  • Ensure work papers are complete and accurate and performed in a timely manner for the Manager’s review.   
  • Assess the impact/risk associated with any areas of concern identified through the audit process and propose recommendations to address these risks.
  • Partner with management to develop appropriate corrective actions for any areas of concern.  
  • Work effectively and efficiently in a team environment
  • Communicate and present effectively, in a collaborative manner, both formally with business management as well as informally within GIA.
  • Prepare or review deliverables to ensure they are presented in a clear, concise  manner that effectively communicate issues to all relevant levels of management.
  • Develop business partnering relationships with various levels of management, acting as a problem-solving resource, while continuously sharing best practices and recommending areas for improvement. 
  • Partner with Corporate and local management to improve company policies &  procedures.
  • Work with external auditors and the Corporate SOX team as required through SOX 404 and year-end audit processes.
  • Proactive identify opportunities where GIA can add value to the Company as well as  ways in which GIA can internally improve.
  • Participate in the development of less experienced staff by setting an example and  providing coaching. 
  • Assist in staff recruiting and training activities.
  • Exhibit flexibility and agility in their daily tasks and overall schedule.
  • Build quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to quality requirements and IIA guidelines.


Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance, MBA a plus
  • CPA or CIA strongly preferred
  • Three to six years of progressive audit experience.
  • Experience leading audits, including planning, execution and reporting phases of the audit and directing more junior staff.’
  • Experience presenting to management.
  • Demonstrated track record of effective application of accounting principles, regulations and financial analysis.  Strong knowledge of US GAAP accounting and internal controls.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 25% of the year.  Will include both domestic and international travel, including two weeks at a time, including weekends.
  • Foreign language skills and experience living or working abroad is a plus but not required
  • Demonstrated track record of effective application of accounting principles, regulations and financial analysis.  
  • Solid understanding of the relationship of internal controls and business processes with the financial statements and financial statement assertions. 
  • Strong project/time management skills with the ability to organize and handle multiple priorities.


Requisition ID: 511557


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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