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Financial Analyst Job

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:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Cork, IE

  • Location: Cork
  • Req Number: 535029
  • Contract type: Permanent


At Boston Scientific, we draw the strength from the unique talents and abilities inherent in a diverse workforce and we believe that the best and most innovative products come from an inclusive workplace where varied viewpoints are welcomed and encouraged. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team for a confidential discussion.


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.

Purpose Statement:

Cost Accountant: Variance Analysis: Analysis of & reporting on monthly manufacturing variances; Responsible for monthly Production Scrap analysis; Daily & Weekly reporting on Scrap; Responsible for Scrap Scorecard & Review of Production Yield with Operations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Cost Accountant:  Budgeting & Forecasting: Responsible for quarterly planning process for Scrap, Productivity & Manufacturing Variances; Standard Costing analysis at annual planning cycle.
  • Support Activity: Provide analytical and interpretive support to operations management; Hold weekly/monthly reviews to drive superior performance; Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
  • Project work: Involvement in projects as required.
  • Variance Analysis: Responsible for analysing & reporting monthly manufacturing variances by business unit; Responsible for preparing monthly Financial Highlights for management reporting; Responsible for preparing Variances summary for quarterly forecasts and annual budget.
  • Inventory Accounting: Responsible for Inventory reporting from the Finance department’s perspective; Monthly analysis; Corporate Reporting; Inventory Aging and Turns; Co-ordination of Plans & Forecasts; Inventory Exposure; Work proactively with all departments in the development of  improvements in Inventory management and Inventory accuracy; Responsible for Co-ordinating Excess and Obsolescence Reviews.
  • Value Improvement Programmes: Responsible for reporting of monthly VIP’s; Play active support role in identifying, supporting and reporting new VIP’s.
  • SOX compliance: Ensuring robust internal controls and performing testing


Education & Experience:


  • Qualified Accountant with 2-5 years of strong relevant experience in Financial Planning & Costing within a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Well organised, self-motivated person with the ability to operate on own initiative.
  • Attention to detail & ability to cope with complex and high-volume workload.
  • Skills/Competencies:  Manages Execution, strong leadership & influencing skills, and Technical Expertise.
  • Highly adaptable solution orientated strong lean/CI track record.
  • Financial ERP system knowledge, SAP preferably, a distinct advantage.


About us


Purpose and Passion – Comprehensive Benefits – Life-Work Integration – Career Growth


At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose – improving lives through your life’s work.


As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran

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