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Senior Accountant, SEC Reporting Job

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Date: Apr 20, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: (n/a)

 

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - 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 Accountant, SEC Reporting will be a key member of the Boston Scientific Corporate Accounting team, responsible for leading significant aspects of the SEC reporting process including preparation of quarterly 10-Qs, the 10K and the annual report.  The Senior Accountant will also support the earnings release and proxy process along with assisting in ad-hoc filings, as needed.  The position has significant interaction with the Corporate Accounting & Consolidation, FP&A, Tax, Treasury, Divisional Finance, Investor Relations, Communications and Legal teams. This role is highly visible to Corporate Accounting senior leadership, including the Corporate Controller.
 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Lead the planning and preparation of periodic SEC reporting documents including Forms 10-Q and 10-K and support the earnings release and proxy process and other ad-hoc filings throughout the year.
  • Coordinate preparation of all financial statement disclosures, ensuring they are supported with appropriate documentation while interfacing directly with external auditors and internal contacts.
  • Manage distribution of drafts to various internal and external parties, including accumulating and addressing comments received from external auditors, legal counsel and executive management
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly earnings materials including executive scripts and investor presentations through collaboration with Investor Relations and Corporate Communications teams
  • Manage preparation and review of XBRL tagging, using an industry leading tool.
  • Work with external auditors and internal contacts to ensure the accuracy and timely completion of SOX documentation, risk matrices and test plans for related cycles.
  • Assist in researching accounting matters and disclosures, performing peer benchmarking analyses on disclosure trends and comment letters and assisting in other special projects, as required.
  • Complete, document and communicate ad hoc projects and analyses from internal customers (including Senior and Executive Management)

 

What we’re looking for:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience and education
  • CPA preferred but not required
  • Master’s degree a plus
  • 4 - 6 years relevant experience in a medium to large public accounting firm (Big Four/Large Regional) or combination of public and industry experience
  • The successful candidate will need to exhibit the following skills:
    • Strong attention to detail & data accuracy, while understanding the “big picture.”
    • Outstanding organization, process and time management skills, including ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
    • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
    • Problem-solving skills and the ability to interpret and apply technical accounting literature.
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to partner and collaborate with cross-functional teams.

 

 

Requisition ID: 479537

 

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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