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Senior Inventory Accountant Capital Equipment 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): 

Kerkrade, LI, NL

Additional Locations: Netherlands-Kerkrade; Netherlands-Eindhoven; Netherlands-Maastricht

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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.

Global Business Services

The Global Business Services (GBS) team is a function established within Boston Scientific, designed to improve the efficiency of key business processes by taking opportunities to drive standardization, leverage resources, knowledge and skills and monitor the effectiveness of service delivery against benchmarks and service level agreements. Our team has a great diversity of personalities with an international background and functional expertise. 


The vision of GBS at Boston Scientific is to be recognized as a world-class Center of Operational Excellence driven by the desire for excellence in its people, processes, execution and business partnerships. GBS is designed to deliver significant business benefits to employees and customers of Boston Scientific and is championing the development of a continues improvement culture. We are developing a performance-based culture supported by tools, training and well-defined accountability, where people can build their career or prepare for a role in the wider business or elsewhere within GBS.

About the role:
The candidate is a subject matter expert for capital equipment inventory accounting and analyses within the EMEA region. The job is a mix of approximately 35% accounting and 65% analyses for the Tier 1 and Tier 2 EMEA warehouses and EMEA consignment inventory. You are the point of contact for all things capital equipment inventory, and you drive behavior and influence stakeholders across the region. You operate within a multi-cultural, diverse, and inclusive driven team. It is expected that you pro-actively identify ways to improve and streamline processes and are leading the implementation of process improvements and standardizations. The candidate performs a variety of complex duties related to balance sheet and profit and loss chart of accounts. 

 Your responsibilities include:

  • Be a solid business partner and subject matter expert, with other finance teams, supply chain management, divisional FP&A, business controls and multi region GBS teams.
  • Own EMEA capital equipment inventory accounting (processes), analysis and reporting, including global warehouse, and consignment inventory.
  • Own and safeguard key processes related to capital equipment inventory and cost of goods sold accounting. This includes, amongst but not limited to, fixed asset creation, - transfer, - disposal and expensing of associated accessories.
  • Execute month/quarter/year-end close processes to ensure timely and accurate close and financial reports preparation.
  • Identify and implement process improvement, standardization and apply LEAN methodologies to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of financial processes.
  • Determined focus on analyzing (balance sheet and profit and loss) accounts, preparing reports, reconciling accounts, and performing the monthly financial close and consolidation, external and internal reporting, support audits, and maintaining & performing software interfaces with SAP.
  • Comply with KPI’s and OPIs as defined by GBS.
  • Drive compliance in all finance-related matters and ensure compliance with Corporate and local policies, statutory requirements, and GAAP principles.
  • Support internal and external audits and audit-related accounting matters (SOX, Global Internal Audit).
  • Participate in implementing quality requirements in all aspects of the financial process.
  • Ensure all activities comply with legal demands, ethical standards, and the Internal Quality Management System

 What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor Financial accounting or Business Economics
  • 5+ years relevant experience
  • SAP experience, additional automation capabilities are a plus 
  • Fluent in English, additional language capabilities are a plus
  • DE&I minded individual
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills and focus on building relationships 
  • Self-motivated yet team player and takes ownership in all responsibilities
  • Change agent that focuses on a high level of quality 
  • Continuous Improvement and analytical mindset
  • Role to be filled at Senior Accountant level with demonstrable experience and skillset

We offer:

  • Work in an international and diverse environment
  • Attractive benefits package, including flexible schedule
  • Being part of an exciting Global Business Services team
  • Possibility to make an impact
  • Fast Growing and innovative environment
  • Possibility to work on personal development
  • Hybrid work mode (2- 3 days at the office)



Requisition ID: 532817


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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