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Sr. Accountant - Costa Rica

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

San José, H, CR

Additional Locations: Costa Rica-Coyol; Costa Rica-Heredia

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.

Boston Scientific is a diverse company that is committed to empowering women, the LGBTQ+ community, and people with disabilities. We believe that diversity is a strength, and we are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where all employees can thrive. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their background or identity.


Purpose Statement

Performs a variety of complex duties in general accounting such as analyzing accounts, preparing reports, reconciling intercompany accounts, and performing the monthly financial close and consolidation, initiating bank transfers, maintaining fixed assets and CIP, and maintaining & performing software interfaces with SAP.  Measures performance against key performance indicators and metrics, and continually identifies ways to improve and streamline processes. 


  • Strong team player but also a strong individual worker
  • Strong communication, written and verbal, and collaborations skills
  • Proactive
  • SAP experience
  • Strong reconciliation skills
  • Promotes continuous improvements
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Tableau experience, experience with similar ETL-type tools
  • Public Accountant; minimum 7-10 years of industry experience

Key Responsibilities 

  • Oversees the maintenance of accounts and records by managing disbursements, expenses, and income.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information through the preparation of reports, general ledger entries, and journal entries.
  • Assures financial accuracy by preparing business unit and consolidated income statements and balance sheets and other accounting statements and reports.
  • Designs, modifies, installs, and maintains general accounting systems to provide records of assets, liabilities, and financial transactions.
  • Establishes and communicates accounting policies by maintaining a thorough understanding of GAP and new accounting guidance as appropriate.
  • Takes an active interest in seeking opportunities for continuous improvement, and standardizing processes across multiple legal entities.
  • Works to deliver upon key performance metrics and service levels agreed upon with business partners.
  • Specific to the fixed asset specialty: Process capital requests and maintain fixed asset database.
  • Specific to travel specialty: Responsible for monitoring adherence to travel and expense policies by auditing reports, ensuring accuracy of expense reporting and maintains interfaces.


Requisition ID: 564200


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!

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