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Manager I/II, Global Internal Audit Job

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Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, United States, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

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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 Manager I/Manager II, Global Internal Audit (GIA) will be responsible for planning, organizing and executing internal audits throughout BSC globally (including financial, operational, compliance, SOX and IT) as well as performing consultative activities. The primary focus of responsibility includes business partnerships across BSC, including divisional, regional, functional, and corporate teams. This position has four (4) direct reports based in Marlborough. In addition to the core audit responsibilities, this position will represent GIA in various projects, committees and company strategic initiatives focused on improving risk management at BSC.  


 Your responsibilities will include:

⦁    Manage the planning, coordination and execution of financial, operational, compliance and/or IT related audits.
⦁    Ensure consistent application of internal audit methodology for all audits and projects.
⦁    Review audit risk assessments with engagement staff to ensure plan, scope, root cause and objectives are properly documented and evaluated and clearly understood by the team.
⦁    Understand an integrated view of controls over business processes, including financial, operational and IT general controls.
⦁    Review work papers for completeness and accuracy. Ensure all planned audit procedures were performed and support our final conclusions, findings and recommendations.
⦁    Review reports prior to issuance to ensure ratings are appropriate and conclusions are adequately supported and well-written.
⦁    Manage audits to be on-time, within budget and appropriately documented in AuditBoard. 
⦁    Implement innovative internal processes and/or drive continuous improvements around reporting, communication, monitoring, testing and/or analysis. In addition, utilize data analytics during planning, execution and reporting to optimize coverage and effectiveness.
⦁    Provide internal control expertise, training and/or guidance on financial, business process, compliance, and operating issues.
⦁    Build quality into all aspects of work by maintaining compliance to quality requirements and IIA guidelines.
⦁    Partner 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.
⦁    As a key people leader, the Manager will actively support staff development and training.
⦁    Provide coaching and mentorship to direct report(s) as well as other members of GIA globally.
⦁    Lead by example with direct report(s) in objective setting/development plans, regular communication, feedback, development activities and appropriate reward/recognition.  
⦁    Proactively identify opportunities where GIA can add value to the Company beyond the audit plan.
⦁    Work closely with members of BSC Senior Leadership team and operate as a “business partner” in order to understand and continuously monitor key business issues / risks. This knowledge would be used within GIA to form a robust risk-based audit plan.
⦁    Communicate regularly with BSC Senior Management to ensure clarity regarding audit results and that appropriate action plans are being implemented.
⦁    Proactively work with the Corporate and SOX 404 management team on emerging risks. 


Minimum Requirements:
⦁    Bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or finance required.
⦁    5 – 7 years of progressive experience with a Big Four 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 oral presentation skills – experience presenting to members of Senior Management required (e.g. persuasion, influence, conflict resolution)
⦁    Experience leading audits, including planning, execution and reporting phases of the audit and directing more junior staff.
⦁    Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
⦁    Willingness and ability to travel approximately 20-30% of the year.

Preferred qualifications:
⦁    CPA, CIA or equivalent and/or CISA designation.
⦁    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.
Please note:  This position will be filled at the Manager I or Manager II level depending on the final candidate’s experience and expertise.



Requisition ID: 512458


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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