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Sr. Internal Controls Analyst Job

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Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth


At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.



The Senior Internal Controls Analyst will report to the Manager of Internal Controls and Sarbanes Oxley Compliance who reports to the Director of Corporate Accounting at Boston Scientific Corporation. This key position is responsible for supporting the execution of all components of the company's SOX 404 Program, including assisting with several initiatives aimed at optimizing the company's control environment and global SOX 404 Program.


The successful candidate will excel in business partnering as this position will require frequent collaboration and communication with leaders and business control owners across the company to continuously improve business processes and controls. In addition to the core responsibilities, this position will be expected to continually seek a greater understanding of business processes to be able to identify opportunities to refine and improve the company’s control environment and ensure continued compliance with our programs in a constantly changing environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Perform annual scoping and design and document related matrices, test plans and reporting files  incorporating improvements to increase efficiencies in the overall execution of the process
  • Assess SOX testing results and prepare timely, concise and accurate status reports for executive level presentation   
  • Interface with thirty plus global sites to ensure SOX findings are addressed at the root cause and resolved timely
  • Provide internal control expertise, training and/or guidance on financial, business process, compliance, and operating issues
  • Evaluate systems used in executing control activities to ensure standardization globally where applicable & identifying whether the most effective systems/reports are being utilized
  • Partner with key constituents such as Corporate Accounting Global Divisional and Regional finance, Global Internal Audit, Operations and Plant Finance, Global Business Services locations, External audit and Global IT
  • Assist with planning, coordination and execution of identified control environment optimization initiatives
  • Proactively identify opportunities where Corporate Accounting can add value to the company beyond the control environment


Basic Requirements:

3 - 6 years of progressive experience with a Big Four Public Accounting Firm, or combined experience with a large, complex multi-national company. CPA or equivalent preferred.  Undergraduate degree in accounting and/or finance required.

  • Solid understanding of the relationship of internal controls and business processes with financial statements and financial statement risks and assertions
  • A continuous improvement and strategic thinking mindset
  • Desire to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to organize and handle multiple priorities
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with SAP, Hyperion and other BSC systems a plus
  • Willingness and ability to travel approximately 10-15% of the year.


Purpose & Passion ∙ Amazing Benefits ∙ Work Hard/Play Hard ∙ Community ∙ Career Growth! 

At Boston Scientific, you will find an energy-filled, creative, collaborative atmosphere that keeps us connected on the most essential level. To each other. To patients everywhere. And to the future of healthcare. We're 25,000 colleagues in 40 countries across six continents. But together, we're one global team. Everything we do combines purpose and passion.

–     Career Growth – We are focused on career growth with a strong track record of mentoring and developing our tax team to position individuals for a broad range of internal opportunities.

–     Community – Be part of a collaborative global team.  Locally, we also have fun! We host happy hours, schedule offsite events, volunteer within the community, organize a company softball team and much more!

–     Never a Dull Moment – Our Company continues to grow through acquisitions providing interesting and complex accounting and finance work.

–     State-of-the-Art Corporate Office – Just a few amenities of the Corporate office campus are an on-site day care offering discount tuition rates, a fitness center, outdoor athletic fields, access to 12.5 mile multi-use trail, on-site banking,  and dry-cleaning services. Our Marlborough corporate office is our first site to receive Gold certification for its best-in-class green construction

–     Quality of Life – Summer hours and opportunities for flexible-work arrangements.

–     Other Amazing Perks! – 6% 401K match with immediate vesting, tuition reimbursement, and for Boston-area commuters, a free luxury commuter shuttle bus with Wi-Fi and TV that even upper management uses!


About us

Boston Scientific, a $8B Fortune 500 Company, is a leading innovator of medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.  Boston Scientific is dedicated to transforming lives through creating leading-edge medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world and markets its products in more than 100 countries.  Beyond the millions of patients, we are helping communities build and experience a stronger, healthier world.

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


Requisition ID: 439152


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