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Analyst III, Global Internal Audit

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752


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 Analyst III, Global Internal Audit (GIA) will be responsible for assisting in planning and execution of internal audits and reviews for BSC globally (including, but not limited to, financial, operational, compliance, SOX, and IT). The role reports directly to the Manager responsible for Corporate Functions and EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) and is a high visibility role. Primary audit entities will include Corporate Functions, including the company’s growing Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) function. Other primary audit entities include global divisions, Global Business Services (GBS), manufacturing plants, distribution centers, international sales offices, and 3rd party distributors/sales agents within the US and EMEA regions. 


Your responsibilities will include:
⦁    Assist in developing the scope and project plan for various audits, advisory reviews, and other projects.
⦁    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 trends,
  • To identify opportunities for enhancement,
  • Other focus areas on an as needed basis.

⦁    Participate as a team member on projects as assigned:

  • 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, to develop effective risk-based audit approach.
  •  Understand an integrated view of controls over business processes, including financial, operational and IT general controls.
  • 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.
⦁    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 enthusiasm in taking on special projects at management’s request, as needed. 
⦁    Exhibit flexibility and agility in their daily tasks and overall schedule (due to certain projects having deliverables within different regions and time zones). 
⦁    Build quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to quality requirements and IIA guidelines.


Required qualifications:
⦁    Bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or finance required.
⦁    2 – 4 years of progressive experience with a Public Accounting Firm, or combined experience with a large, complex multi-national company.  
⦁    Strong knowledge of US GAAP accounting and internal controls.
⦁    Fluency in English required. 
⦁    Solid understanding of the relationship of internal controls and business processes with financial statements and financial statement assertions, as well as the fundamentals of SOX 404 controls and requirements.
⦁    Strong project/time management skills with the ability to organize and handle multiple priorities.
⦁    Strong written and verbal communication skills, including with presenting on various matters
⦁    Experience with executing audits, including planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases of the audit
⦁    Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
⦁    Willingness and ability to travel (both domestically and internationally) approximately 20-25% of the year.

Preferred qualifications:
⦁    CPA, CIA or equivalent and/or CISA designation (highly preferred) 
⦁    MBA, Masters, or other advanced degree (highly preferred)
⦁    Additional language skills and experience living/working abroad.
⦁    Detailed working knowledge of BSC policies & procedures.
⦁    Experience with SAP, Hyperion, Tableau and other BSC systems or electronic work papers.
⦁    Experience with (or exposure to) Environment, Social, & Governance (ESG) standards as well as familiarity with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) best practices


Requisition ID: 571283

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 prohibited substance 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.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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