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Global Internal Audit 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:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Heredia, H, CR

Additional Locations: Costa Rica-Heredia; Colombia-Bogota; Mexico-DF-Benito Juárez

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

The IT Analyst II / Senior Analyst (Integrated Audit) will be responsible for leading, planning, organizing and executing IT internal audits throughout the Company (including system control reviews, external IT Risk assessments, annual technical certification assessments (ISO, Swift), privacy, financial, operational, consulting and fraud investigation). Global Internal Audit is seen as an integrated function in that both business and technology controls are covered during the reviews. Entities to be reviewed may include international sales offices and shared service locations, Corporate and divisional functions, manufacturing plants, distribution centers, acquired/divested businesses and 3rd party channel partners.


Key Responsibilities

  • Understanding of information systems supporting business processes under review and the risks associated with those areas in order to develop effective risk-based audit approach.
  • Using a risk-based approach to plan and execute audits across a variety of processes including IT, HR, procurement, operation, manufacturing and commercial.
  • Work closely with the manager in developing the project risk assessment and scope for the project plan, documenting project scope and drafting applicable audit procedures and approach.
  • Leverage data analytics during planning and execution to optimize coverage and effectiveness.
  • Assessing the impact/risk associated with any areas of concern identified through the audit process, proposing recommendations to address these risks, and working with management to develop appropriate corrective actions. 
  • Communicating and presenting effectively to business management to ensure clarity regarding audit results and that appropriate action plans are being implemented.
  • Developing working relationships with various levels of management, acting as a problem-solving resource, while continuously sharing best practices and areas for improvement.
  • Proactively identify opportunities where GIA or local operations under review can add value to the Company.
  • Learning and applying the internal audit methodology consistently to all engagements.
  • Ensuring working papers and other deliverables are complete, accurate, presented in a clear and logical manner leading to final conclusions and exceptions.
  • Providing support, mentoring, and feedback to audit team members throughout the audit. Provide assistance with onboarding and ongoing support to new team members.
  • As needed, assist with special projects related to business process improvement or internal team needs.  



Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Accounting, Finance and/or Computer Science disciplines preferred.
  • CISA, CRISC, CISM, CISSP and/or CRISC preferred. Other relevant certifications will be considered.
  • About 3 – 7 years of progressive experience with a Big Four firm, or combined experience with a large, complex multi-national company. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience related to information systems risks, controls and auditing.
  • Strong understanding of the relationship of information systems, internal controls and business processes with financial statement assertions, including a solid understanding of SOX 404 controls and the underlying risks.
  • Knowledge and experience in control theory and professional auditing practices.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP accounting and internal controls; IFRS knowledge a plus.
  • Experience with data analytics and in using Tableau, Microsoft BI, Alteryx, ACL or IDEA a plus.
  • Experience with SAP and/or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are desired.
  • Strong project/time management skills with the ability to organize and handle multiple priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a proven ability to articulate effectively and professionally.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 30-40% of the year, inclusive of weekends.
  • Ability to use relationships and insights to successfully influence others. Builds authentic and trusted relationships to create alignment and support.




Requisition ID: 537400


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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