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Date: Jan 10, 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 Role:

The Senior Tax Analyst, Transfer Pricing is predominantly focused on the planning and review of the Company’s worldwide transfer pricing compliance.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Stay abreast of global transfer pricing regulations and help assess impact to Boston Scientific.
  • Working with Transfer Pricing Manager and external consultants, provide inputs for 6662 U.S. Transfer Pricing Documentation and Masterfile, and review local country transfer pricing studies.
  • Support ongoing APA renewals and future APA strategy
  • Provide reviewed transfer pricing inputs to Tax Forecasting & Analysis Group for purposes of calculating the worldwide effective tax rate calculation on a quarterly basis.
  • Review income statement models for subsidiaries worldwide on a monthly basis to monitor whether entities are earning an arm’s-length profit in compliance with both US and local country law and calculate and book compensating adjustments and/or intercompany pricing updates where required to ensure entities earn an arm’s-length profit.  Drive continuous improvement in model accuracy and efficiency.
  • Coordinate preparation and review of intercompany price lists for worldwide subsidiaries on an annual basis.
  • Support the preparation of responses to audit questions raised by both the IRS and local country taxing authorities as needed.
  • Provide guidance and review the work of tax analyst(s) in the transfer pricing group.  Mentor, develop, and support tax analyst(s).  Provide feedback as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with those in the tax department and the broader finance organization in order to facilitate information gathering and further understanding of company policies and activities.
  • Assist the management group with the preparation of any special projects related to corporate initiatives, legislative proposals, acquisition and/or divestiture modeling, and other ad hoc requests as necessary.


What we’re looking for:

Minimal requirements:

•             BS degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics required

•             4-6 years of tax experience required with 1-2 years of transfer pricing experience

•             Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

•             Ability to multitask

•             Strong technology skills including various online research tools, and MS Office applications

•             Strong analytical, technical, and communication skills


Preferred requirements:

•             Experience with SAP, HFM Smartview, Tableau, and Microsoft Access

•             CPA and/or Master’s in Tax preferred


About us

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 29,000 colleagues in 40 countries across six continents. But together, we're one global team.


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


Requisition ID: 439089


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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