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Tax Analyst II, Indirect Tax

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  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 Tax Analyst II will play a key role within the Corporate Tax Department’s Indirect Tax Group.  This position requires a highly motivated individual with a strong analytical background as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.  The individual will provide support to different people and departments at all levels within the organization and will often work with external customers, various operating sites, consultants, and tax auditors.  This position requires advanced analytical skills, an attention to detail, a strong system orientation, as well as an ability to define problems and issues independently while using a logical approach to develop and implement appropriate solutions.  The individual in this position will often work with and occasionally oversee the work of other tax analysts and department administrative staff.


Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Preparing and filing Sales & Use Tax, Excise Tax, Business Licenses, Annual Reports and Property Tax Returns and coordinating payments within filing deadlines
  • Preparing, extracting, and analyzing data to support all indirect tax compliance calculations
  • Reconciling monthly/yearly Sales and Use Tax general ledger accounts
  • Reviewing and analyzing Use Tax Accruals
  • Supporting and maintaining the Indirect Tax Mailbox inquiries
  • Overseeing the maintenance of the company’s Exemption Certificate Management system and related compliance
  • Validating exemption certificates from customers and supplying exemptions certificates to vendors
  • Serving as one of our principal points of contact for Indirect Tax related questions
  • Reviewing customer’s tax credits and preparing state tax refund requests
  • Updating and maintaining Sales tax systems and bot processes
  • Managing and coordinating Sales Tax audits and working with external tax auditors through the course of their review of the company’s Indirect Tax filings
  • Corresponding with State tax authorities
  • Researching and maintaining taxability of new/existing customers and products
  • Reviewing and issuing tax credits
  • Providing ad hoc support to other departments, external customers, and various operating sites
  • Requesting letter rulings from state tax authorities 
  • Staying current with tax law changes and changes in the business activities of the company that impact Indirect Tax
  • Supporting a system of internal controls with respect to Sales & Use and other Indirect Taxes
  • Coordinating and streamlining process improvements to satisfy departmental needs
  • Serving as lead tax analyst resource on projects to identify and implement Indirect Tax process improvements
  • Assisting on various other projects and issues as required
  • Minimal Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance /Accounting or equivalent experience (MST, MBA, CPA a plus) 
  • 3+ years of sales and use tax related experience 
  • Experience in Vertex/Quantum software 
  • Proficiency in research tools such as RIA and CCH 
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong financial accounting background with the ability to analyze and interpret adjustments posted to the general ledger or other specific accounts
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Ability to meet the demands of the work schedule. May occasionally be required to work outside of regularly scheduled hours. Schedules may vary based on business needs


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP, Hyperion, Avalara (Exemption Certificate Management)


Requisition ID: 535905


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.


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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