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Principal Accountant, Neuromodulation

Work mode:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Valencia, CA, US, 91355


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 Principal Accountant acts as a Business Partner to Neuromodulation Management and Divisional Finance teams. This role will lead and support the month-end close process and perform a variety of complex duties in general accounting as well as reporting and analysis of financial results with insights and recommendations to improve financial and operating performance.  As a Principal Financial Accountant, you will spend time advising on technical accounting and share in the rewarding impact of seeing its business application. You will be a trusted finance leader helping to drive business decisions and strategic planning.
Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Providing technical accounting expertise on topics such as revenue recognition and reserves; participating in research, implementation, and monitoring activities
  • Establishing and communicating accounting policies by maintaining a thorough understanding of GAAP and new accounting guidance 
  • Driving critical accounting processes across divisional franchises groups with a focus on revenue and finished goods inventory 
  • Compiling and analyzing financial information through preparation of reports, general ledger entries, and account recs
  • Maintaining internal control environment and assisting with regular SOX documentation and testing requirements
  • Performing month/quarter-end close processes 
  • Working closely with Corporate, GBS, and other functions of the business to ensure key Balance Sheet controls compliance
  • Manage internal and or external audits (SOX, GIA, EY, Property Tax, etc.)
  • Plans and organizes, with minimal guidance to meet, key deadlines, project assignments, and key objectives.
  • Leads process improvement recommendations with clear and achievable milestones
  • Works independently without appreciable direction on highly specialized projects
  • Support ad-hoc decision-making to enable profitable growth
  • Support regular and ad-hoc reporting and presentations to senior management.
  • Identify and drive cost saving opportunities across the operating functions.
  • Quickly respond to numerous ad-hoc queries from internal customers (including Senior Management and Corporate leaders).
  • Provide mentorship to Senior Accountant

Required Qualifications:

  • Career-oriented financial professional with demonstrated career progression in a large, complex multi-national business
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 7+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • Active Certified Public Accountant
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills required; (Hyperion/Oracle, SAP skills preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong financial analysis, communication, organizational and prioritization skills
  • Strong attention to detail and data accuracy
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities/execute in a high-paced organization
  • Able to assertively engage with internal and external customers
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment, adhere to tight deadlines
  • Team orientated with career orientation and clear potential to progress to Management responsibilities
  • This position is a hybrid role requiring in-office attendance in the Valencia, CA site Tuesday - Thursday during normal business hours.  Mondays and Fridays are authorized remote work days.


The anticipated annualized base pay range this full-time position working at this location will be from $98,200 to $186,500, plus variable compensation, i.e., annual bonus target2 (subject to plan eligibility and other requirements) and the value of core and optional employee benefits being offered at Boston Scientific (BSC), which can be reviewed at  At BSC, it is not typical for an individual to be hired near the bottom or top of the pay range. BSC considers various factors in determining actual compensation for this position at the expected location.  Actual compensation will be commensurate with demonstrable level of experience and training, pertinent education including licensure and certifications, and other relevant business or organizational needs.  Actual compensation may be otherwise adjusted if the position is filled outside of the intended geographic location.



Requisition ID: 565335

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 drug-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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