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Senior Financial Analyst, Global HR & Legal

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Location(s):  N/A

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 Marlborough based Corporate Functions Finance Team is looking for a highly motivated Senior Financial Analyst to join our organization. The individual will provide reporting, analytics, planning and accounting support primarily for the Global Human Resources and Legal functions. They will be a key contributor to understanding and communicating the financial performance of the functions.


This position reports to the Corporate Functions Finance Senior Manager and partners with senior management providing support and consultation on their functional areas of the business. The position also has a high degree of collaboration with corporate, divisional, regional and operations finance analysts across the global organization. 


Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Serve as the primary business partner in forecasting, reporting and consulting for Global HR, Legal, and other smaller administrative functions (i.e. Community Engagement, Close the Gap).
  • Perform all aspects of the monthly financial close process including necessary journal entries, non-GAAP accounting adjustments, balance sheet reconciliations and variance/trend analysis.
  • Collaborate on monthly reporting packages shared with senior management highlighting key drivers of financial performance and communicating areas of opportunity and risk.
  • Consolidate global financial results and provide analysis for senior management and functional business partners.
  • Lead the global strategic planning, annual operating planning and forecasting processes for each function and ensure adherence to financial targets.
  • Support Value Improvement Program for the function by providing finance expertise to estimate and validate savings assumptions. 
  • Partner with human resources to track headcount and make recommendations on hiring capacity in support of the internal headcount prioritization process.
  • Represent finance on key cross-functional initiatives and projects.
  • Drive continuous improvement within our financial processes to gain efficiencies.
  • Support ad-hoc requests and projects when necessary.


What we’re looking for:
Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Finance or Accounting (MBA or Master’s degree a plus)
  • 4+ years of financial analysis, planning and business support experience in a medium to large company
  • Ability to work well in a complex, highly matrixed global organization and simplify that matrix for reporting and analytical purposes

The successful candidate will need to exhibit the following:

  • Strong knowledge of tools and systems (SAP, Hyperion Planning, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Very strong financial analysis skills
  • Attention to detail and data accuracy
  • Ability to consolidate, synthesize and report on large amounts of financial data
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and act in a consultative role



Requisition ID: 583522

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 prohibited substance 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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