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Senior Financial Analyst (Corporate Functions) Job

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Date: Aug 31, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

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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.


About the role:

The Marlborough based Corporate Functions Finance Team is looking for a highly motivated Financial Analyst to join our organization. This individual will be responsible for supporting the Legal, Compliance, Human Resources, and Global Security teams 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
  • 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
  • Support the monthly close process and help develop integrated expense analysis, projections, reports and presentations
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly close activities, including accruals and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Present results / analyses to business partners including functional leads / Senior Management team members. 
  • 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
  • 4-6  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



Requisition ID: 492536


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 drug-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.


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