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Date: Apr 30, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Caring ∙ Meaningful Innovation ∙ High-Performance ∙ Global Collaboration ∙ Diversity ∙ Winning Spirit


A career with Boston Scientific is more than just a job. It’s personal. As a leader in medical science, we’re committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. If you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, courage and spirit to make a meaningful difference, there’s no better place to build your career.


The Company:

Boston Scientific, a $10B Fortune 500 Company, is dedicated to transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world. Our work is guided by core values that define the Boston Scientific culture and empower our employees.

Boston Scientific is bringing shared value to customers, employees, communities, and shareholders. We have the privilege and responsibility to use our expertise and resources to help advance science, improve patient health, enrich communities and create a working environment that promotes healthy and engaged employees.


The Tax Function:

  • Combining Purpose and Passion - We’re fueled by innovation – and that doesn’t stop with our R&D team. We encourage our people to fulfill their true creative potential by speaking up with their ideas and solutions to problems that matter. That means promoting a culture where people are ready to take measured risks and are unafraid to learn from failure.  Our success allows additional company resources to be invested in innovative medial solutions.
  • Opportunities to Grow – Thrive in a culture that prioritizes learning, development, and progression. We have a strong track record of mentoring and developing our tax team, positioning individuals for a broad range of internal opportunities. And our company continues to grow through acquisitions, providing challenging and complex experiences.
  • Rewards – Enjoy a workplace that recognizes success and rewards performance. We offer summer hours and provide opportunities for flexible work arrangements. Our state-of-the-art corporate office has amenities including an on-site daycare with discounted tuition rates, a fitness center, outdoor athletic fields, access to 12.5-mile multi-use trail, and for Boston commuters, a free luxury commuter shuttle bus with Wi-Fi and TV! Benefits include a 6% 401K match with immediate vesting.
  • Recognized as a Great Place to Work – We are proud to be recognized for our workplace culture and our contributions to communities around the world. A sample from just 2018 includes: Forbes Most Innovative Companies; Forbes list of Best Employers for Women; Forbes list of Best Employers for Diversity; FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies; Glassdoor Employees' Choice Best Places to Work; Working Mother "100 Best Companies"; Fatherly Top 50 Places to Work for New Dads; Newsweek’s Top Green Companies.


The Position:

The Senior Analyst, Tax Resolutions is an experienced professional with a wide range of experience and expertise in federal and state tax laws.  The knowledge will be deployed to support federal and state income tax examinations and agency notices.  Builds relationships across the organization to facilitate examination preparedness.  Determine alternative outcomes and make recommendations to management.


 Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate with various departments in the company to plan for examinations and gather information for examinations.   Initiate and prepare prompt and accurate responses to IRS and state IDRs
  • Research and develop technical tax issues for federal and state examination responses
  • Analyze alternative outcomes to potential examination issues and make recommendations to management
  • Prepare federal income tax modeling scenarios using the corporate tax software for planning decisions and audit resolution.  Analyze the effects of changes on tax attributes.  Prepare cash flow forecasts based on examination timing
  • Prepare amended income tax returns and carryback claims
  • Develop and maintain relationships with others in the company to facilitate information gathering and understanding of the business
  • Support other tax groups on forecasting, planning, compliance and tax accounting
  • Contribute to department initiatives and suggest and/or implement process improvements


What we’re looking for:

Minimal requirements:

  • BA/BS in accounting with 4+ years of federal and state tax experience either in public accounting or a corporate tax department
  • Knowledge of federal and state tax rules and federal income tax return experience
  • Understanding of ASC 740
  • Self-motivated, independent worker, strong accounting and analytical skills, interpersonal communication skills, and strong organization skills
  • Computer skills (SAP, Excel, Hyperion) and tax research skills


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 445583


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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