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Entry Level Business Analyst (0-2 yrs) - Financial Controls Job

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Date: Feb 26, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • 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’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About the role

The Business Analyst will be responsible for executing and improving the control environment for all Global Business Services (GBS) service lines, process areas and locations. This role is expected to help facilitate deliverables and execute responsibilities related to the internal controls environment for GBS and operationalize policies and procedures. This position will act as a liaison between external/internal auditors, other business functions and GBS to develop strategies to improve and execute our internal control environment. This is completed by understanding deliverables, identifying problems, and reporting on status to key stakeholders. Key responsibilities include developing, updating and maintaining control documentation including walkthroughs and control language, executing control testing, performing risk assessments, and ensuring applicable service lines are executing within necessary deadlines.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Quickly learn GBS business process areas, specifically as it relates to the control environment including order to cash, payroll, source to pay, robotic process automation, account to report, fixed assets and related IT Systems supporting these functions including SAP, Cadency, SuccessFactors and others.
  • Liaison between external/internal auditors as well as other groups to facilitate control deliverables 
  • Publish communication across GBS on control-related topics including scorecards, policy updates, process changes, audit status, and other internal controls related activities
    • Work with key GBS stakeholders to develop execute appropriate corrective strategies and improvements to address any areas of concern
  • Partner with key BSC resources around the globe to drive improvement to control processes
  • Prepare and deliver training materials with controls steward as needed
  • Perform various self-testing audit procedures to assess the following as it relates to the business areas under review:

o       Adequacy of internal control environment,

o       Efficiency/effectiveness of business processes and controls,

o       Accuracy of financial statements,

o       Compliance with Company policies and procedures, and external rules and regulations, and

  • Manage key deliverables and metrics to track status and provide scorecards to management
  • Prepare and participate for periodic GBS controls meetings with relevant stakeholders
  • Develop close working relationships with various levels of GBS and execute problem-solving activities
  • Assess adequacy of controls within various technology enablers including new platforms as needed.


What we’re looking for:

Minimal Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field
  • 0-2 years’ relevant experience
  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision
  • Speaks fluent English, other foreign language skills a plus
  • Practical Experience Microsoft Office and ability to learn other systems as needed
  • High level of efficiency, accuracy, integrity, and attention to detail
  • Exceptional research, planning, problem-solving, critical thinking, and math skills
  • Excellent presentation, collaboration, and verbal and written communication skills


About us

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


Requisition ID: 442545


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