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Senior Technical Accountant

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 Senior Accountant, Corporate Technical Accounting will be a key member of the technical accounting Center of Excellence (COE) at Boston Scientific. The COE is responsible for overseeing several complex accounting areas including but not limited to revenue recognition, lease accounting, accounting for stock-based compensation, and debt & derivative accounting. The COE collaborates with BSC’s global accounting teams to determine appropriate accounting treatment for significant transactions involving the technical areas above and ensures the accuracy of month end close processes. The COE is also responsible for managing the Company’s global accounting policies and leading the implementation of new accounting standards. 

This role will interact with Corporate Accounting & Consolidation, FP&A, Tax, Treasury teams; continually assess and implement process improvements; and maintain accurate accounting of results in a well-controlled environment.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Apply technical accounting research to various areas including debt & derivatives, statement of cash flow, revenue recognition, lease accounting, accounting for stock-based compensation
  • Prepare technical accounting memos and presentations to highlight key considerations and financial impacts 
  • Complete accounting close activities and related internal controls, including preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations 
  • Partner with the SEC Reporting team to prepare high-quality footnotes and disclosures for our quarterly and annual filings 
  • Partner with the Corporate SOX team to maintain effective internal controls over areas of responsibility 
  • Liaise with external auditors to address review/audit questions and provide relevant responses and supporting documentation 
  • Deliver accurate annual plan and periodic forecast estimates to FP&A for each area of responsibility 
  • Drive continuous improvement within our processes to gain efficiencies 
  • Support an inclusive culture at BSC 


What we're looking for:
Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience and education; Master’s degree a plus
  • CPA preferred 
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of accounting experience required. Prior experience in a public accounting firm preferred. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; SAP and Hyperion Financial Management experience a plus.

The successful candidate will need to exhibit the following skills:

  • Strong accounting and analytical skills
  • Solid knowledge of US GAAP and ability to interpret and apply technical accounting research and reach conclusions, particularly in areas of debt & derivative accounting, statement of cash flow, revenue recognition, lease accounting, accounting for stock-based compensation
  • Desire to engage, lead, and work in cross-functional teams (independently and in a consultative manner) 
  • Attention to detail and data accuracy, while understanding the “big picture”
  • Highly organized and capable of managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced and dynamic environment 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong interpersonal skills which provide the ability to establish and build working relationships with individuals throughout the organization 



Requisition ID: 581446

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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