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Senior IT Audit Analyst, Global Internal Audit

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112


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 IT Senior Analyst (Integrated Audit) will be responsible for leading, planning, organizing and executing IT internal audits throughout the Company (including system control reviews, external IT Risk assessments, annual technical certification assessments (ISO, Swift), privacy, financial, operational, consulting and fraud investigation). Global Internal Audit is seen as an integrated function in that both business and technology controls are covered during the reviews. Entities to be reviewed may include international sales offices and shared service locations, Corporate and divisional functions, manufacturing plants, distribution centers, acquired/divested businesses and 3rd party channel partners.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding of information systems supporting business processes under review and the risks associated with those areas in order to develop effective risk-based audit approach.
  • Using a risk-based approach to plan and execute audits across a variety of processes including IT, HR, procurement, operation, manufacturing and commercial.
  • Work closely with the manager in developing the project risk assessment and scope for the project plan, documenting project scope and drafting applicable audit procedures and approach.
  • Leverage data analytics during planning and execution to optimize coverage and effectiveness.
  • Assessing the impact/risk associated with any areas of concern identified through the audit process, proposing recommendations to address these risks, and working with management to develop appropriate corrective actions. 
  • Communicating and presenting effectively to business management to ensure clarity regarding audit results and that appropriate action plans are being implemented.
  • Developing working relationships with various levels of management, acting as a problem-solving resource, while continuously sharing best practices and areas for improvement.
  • Proactively identify opportunities where GIA or local operations under review can add value to the Company.
  • Learning and applying the internal audit methodology consistently to all engagements.
  • Ensuring working papers and other deliverables are complete, accurate, presented in a clear and logical manner leading to final conclusions and exceptions.
  • Providing support, mentoring, and feedback to audit team members throughout the audit. Provide assistance with onboarding and ongoing support to new team members.
  • As needed, assist with special projects related to business process improvement or internal team needs.  


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Accounting, Finance and/or Computer Science disciplines preferred.
  • CISA, CRISC, CISM, CISSP and/or CRISC preferred. Other relevant certifications will be considered.
  • About 3 – 7 years of progressive experience with a Big Four firm, or combined experience with a large, complex multi-national company. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience related to information systems risks, controls and auditing.
  • Strong understanding of the relationship of information systems, internal controls and business processes with financial statement assertions, including a solid understanding of SOX 404 controls and the underlying risks.
  • Knowledge and experience in control theory and professional auditing practices.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP accounting and internal controls; IFRS knowledge a plus.
  • Experience with data analytics and in using Tableau, Microsoft BI, Alteryx, a plus.
  • Experience with SAP and/or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are desired.
  • Strong project/time management skills with the ability to organize and handle multiple priorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a proven ability to articulate effectively and professionally.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 15-20% of the year, inclusive of weekends.
  • Ability to use relationships and insights to successfully influence others. Builds authentic and trusted relationships to create alignment and support.



Requisition ID: 571248

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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