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Date: Feb 27, 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 Marlborough based Operations Finance Team is looking for a highly motivated Financial Analyst to join our organization. This individual will be responsible for supporting the Quality, Regulatory, Legal, Compliance and Human Resources organizations in the areas of budgeting, reporting, financial analysis and accounting.


This position requires an individual with strong analytical, communication, planning, accounting and business partnership skills.  The analyst will provide financial support to the leadership of the functions listed above and will have direct interaction with Senior Management Team Members such as the CAO / Chief General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and the head of Human Resources.  The role will also involve partnership with other Corporate Finance functions (FP&A, Accounting, Audit), business unit and operations finance globally. 


Your responsibilities include:

  • Monitor and report spending versus budget, perform variance analysis; support Global Functions in understanding and controlling their respective budgets
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly close activities, including accruals and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist in all financial planning activities for the functions listed above, including strategic plan, annual operating plan, and forecasts for operating expenses and headcount; help ensure adherence to financial targets
  • Assist in the development of integrated expense analysis, projections, reports and presentations
  • Help identify and analyze operational issues for functions
  • Partner with Global Finance, Legal Operations,  and Corporate Accounting in support of monthly close and quarterly accrual process
  • Ad hoc reporting and projects as needed
  • Drive continuous improvement of processes and analytics.  Document and maintain work instructions.


What we’re looking for:

Minimal qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent attention to detail and data accuracy
  • Very strong analytical skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must be a quick learner and able to engage well with internal and external customers
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills required, Financial tools (Hyperion (Essbase), SAP, OPT) preferred


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: 442787


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