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Senior Technical Accountant, Corporate Accounting Job

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 Senior Technical Accountant will be a key member of the Boston Scientific Technical Accounting Center of Excellence (COE). This team member will serve a critical role as a subject matter expert for revenue recognition, lease accounting (ASC 606 and ASC 842, respectively) and other complex accounting areas as needed at Boston Scientific. Main responsibilities include collaborating with BSC’s global accounting teams to determine appropriate accounting treatment for certain transactions, researching applicable accounting guidance (in particular when complex revenue recognition and lease accounting matters arise), and presenting findings and accounting updates to the global business. Additional responsibilities and technical accounting areas to be added as the scope of COE expands.

The position will have significant interaction with the Corporate Accounting & Consolidation, Divisional Finance, and Global Real Estate and Sourcing teams, and is highly visible to Corporate Accounting senior leadership (including the Corporate Controller).

Your responsibilities will include:


  • Collaboration with other members of the BSC Center of Excellence, divisions, and regions to determine the appropriate technical accounting for revenue recognition, lease accounting and other complex accounting questions raised by the business 
  • Help to carry out company policies and procedures put in place as a result of the revenue recognition standard (ASC 606) and lease accounting standard (ASC 842) 
  • Executing group-wide SOX controls and quarterly/annual SEC disclosures related to ASC 606 and ASC 842
  • Research, read, and analyze the applicable accounting guidance
  • Communicate accounting conclusions to the divisions and regions
  • Educate the global business on complexities in the accounting and key impacts beyond accounting
  • Lead ad-hoc technical accounting projects, as needed




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience and education
  • CPA preferred but not required
  • Master’s degree a plus




  • 2-5 years relevant experience in a medium to large public accounting firm (Big Four/Large Regional)
  • Prior experience in technical accounting preferred, specifically related to ASC 606 and 842
  • The successful candidate will need to exhibit the following skills:
    • Strong GAAP accounting knowledge, specifically focused on ASC 606 and ASC 842
    • Problem-solving skills and the ability to interpret and apply technical accounting literature
    • Ability to work autonomously and act in a consultative role
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work with cross-functional teams
    • Strong process and time management skills
    • Experience creating inclusive environment and supporting DE&I



Requisition ID: 537994


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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