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Date: Feb 6, 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 medical 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; Glassdoor’s Highest Rated CEOs; Working Mother "100 Best Companies"; Fatherly Top 50 Places to Work for New Dads; Newsweek’s Top Green Companies; American Heart Association Fit Friendly Workplace.


The Position:

Boston Scientific Tax seeks an energetic, highly-motivated individual to develop and grow within the company’s multinational tax and finance organization. The Senior Analyst will prepare the company’s tax returns as well as provide support for tax planning, analysis and reporting.  This role is predominantly focused on US domestic and international tax reporting, including GILTI and FDII.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Prepare/Review US federal and state income tax and informational returns (prepared in a paperless environment using Corptax and Onesource Workflow Manager Software), including all calculations of book/tax differences.   Ensure all files are adequately supported in anticipation of Financial Statement audit, IRS audit and internal SOX review.
  • Prepare/ Review quarterly and annual ASC 740 calculations for the company’s domestic operations using Corptax, Onesource Tax Provision and Onesource Workflow Manager software.
  • Review accuracy of Federal and State Tax Depreciation calculations processed in SAP.  Participate in the preparation and review of data for State Apportionment.
  • Perform tax research regarding issues affecting the company.  Ensure all tax positions taken on the return are well documented and supported in memos for the files.
  • Some supervision of the work of tax analyst(s) in the Tax Reporting Group. Provide training to team members.  Set a good example for analyst(s) and peers – lead by example.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with others in the tax department and the broader finance organization to facilitate information gathering and increase one’s own understanding of business policies, corporate initiatives and their tax impact.
  • Assist the management team with the preparation/review of special projects related to corporate initiatives, legislative proposals, acquisition and/or divestiture modeling, and other ad hoc reporting requests as needed.
  • Contribute positively to business initiatives and the BSC environment of continuous improvement. Suggest and/or implement process improvements.   


What we’re looking for:

Minimal qualifications:

  • BS degree in Accounting required
  • 3-5 years of related work experience in public accounting and/or large corporate tax environment
  • Working knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Proficient computer skills, specifically MS Excel and Word
  • Adaptable to changing business needs and organizational structure
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, technical, and communication (written and verbal) skill
  • Self-motivated, independent work style with enthusiasm for learning
  • Proven ability to multitask and prioritize in a deadline driven environment


Preferred qualifications:

  • CPA and/or MST a plus
  • Experience with Corptax, Onesource Tax Provision, Onesource Workflow Manager a plus
  • 1-2 years supervisory experience a plus



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


Requisition ID: 443135


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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