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100068_MYS - Accountant, Sr Cost Job

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Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Penang, 14, MY

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.

Purpose Statement

Responsible for developing, interpreting and implementing financial concepts for operations planning and execution.  Provides decision support services to manufacturing teams.


Key Responsibilities

  • Fully support the Quality Policy by building quality into all aspects of the incumbent's work and by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements (including but not limited to being current on all training requirements for the incumbent's position and documenting that training).
  • Assist the functions in planning, organizing and developing the annual and quarterly operations budget.
  • Prepare and provide Cost Centre Spend analysis reports showing variance to budget / forecast and variance trend analysis.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly standard cost results at plant level.
  • Provide on-going support to Operations in such areas as "actual v budget" analysis, and "project accounting.
  • Project team member in the design and implementation of Operations cost and process improvements.
  • Support the monthly, quarterly and yearly financial close.
  • Supports quarterly and annual audits.
  • Provide on-going support to the Finance department as required.
  • Assists Cost Accounting Manager in special financial analysis / project support.

 

Management Requirements :

  • Not applicable

 

Job Scope and Leveling Guidelines

Knowledge : A seasoned, experienced professional with a complete understanding and wide application of principle, theories, and concepts in the field.  Applies a full understanding of area of specialization to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways.  General knowledge of other related disciplines, business unit function and cross group dependencies/relationships. This job is the fully-qualified career-oriented position.

Problem Solving : Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems of diverse scope and complexity where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises authority and judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Has a broad knowledge of a variety of alternatives and their impact on the business unit.

Planning and Organization : Plans and organizes non-routine tasks w/approval. Initiates or maintains work schedule and priorities. Plans and organizes project assignments and maintains project schedules.

Discretion /Latitude; Supervision Received ; Decision Making:  Works under general direction regarding the direction and progress of projects and special assignments. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.  Interprets, executes and recommends modifications to company policies. Assists in establishing departmental policies and procedures. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

Business Relationships and Project Management : Establishes and cultivates a wide range of business relationships to facilitate completion of assignments. May interact with vendors. Participates in determining goals and objectives for projects. May lead projects within the function or department and/or represents a specialized field in larger project teams. Influences middle management on business solutions.

Impact: Contributes to the completion of specific programs and projects.  Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.

 

Liaison : Represents organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects. Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations. Uses discretion, diplomacy and tact to resolve difficult situations. May escalate serious issues to manager.

Mentoring : Participates in the development of less experienced staff by setting an example, providing guidance, and offering counsel.

 

 

 

About Us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


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