Accountant II- Corporate Accounting Job

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Boston Scientific Corporation Marlborough, MA

Company
Boston Scientific Corporation
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
322859900
AJE Ref #
576179210
Location
Marlborough, MA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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PRIMARY LOCATION: US-MA-Marlborough
ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS: (n/a)
REQUISITION ID: 156159

PURPOSE & PASSION AMAZING BENEFITS WORK HARD/PLAY HARD COMMUNITY CAREER GROWTH!
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 23,000 colleagues in 40 countries across six continents. But together, we're one global team. Everything we do combines purpose and passion.
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CAREER GROWTH - We are focused on career growth with a strong track record of mentoring and developing our team to position individuals for a broad range of internal opportunities.
- less than - Be part of a collaborative global team. Locally, we also have fun! We host happy hours, schedule offsite events, volunteer within the community, organize a company softball team and much more!
NEVER A DULL MOMENT - Our Company continues to grow through acquisitions providing interesting and complex work.
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STATE-OF-THE-ART CORPORATE OFFICE - Just a few amenities of the Corporate office campus are an on-site day care offering discount tuition rates, a fitness center, outdoor athletic fields, access to 12.5 mile multi-use trail, on-site banking, and dry-cleaning services.
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QUALITY OF LIFE - Summer hours and opportunities for flexible-work arrangements.
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OTHER AMAZING PERKS! - 6% 401K match with immediate vesting, and for Boston commuters, a free luxury commuter shuttle bus with Wi-Fi and TV that even upper management uses!

COMPANY:
Boston Scientific, a $7B Fortune 500 Company, is a leading innovator of medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world. Boston Scientific is dedicated to transforming lives through creating leading-edge medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world and markets its products in more than 100 countries. Beyond the millions of patients, we are helping communities build and experience a stronger, healthier world

ACCOUNTANT II- CORPORATE ACCOUNTING
The Accountant II will support accounting for stock compensation expense, bonus expense, litigation-related reserves, and complex derivative instruments and other Treasury-related accounting. This role will also support the global internal control environment through involvement with the SOX 404 program. The position reports to the Senior Manager of Corporate Accounting and will have significant interaction with the Corporate Accounting & Consolidation, FP&A, Tax, HR and Treasury functions. This role is a key position for building out institutional knowledge and will prepare the individual for future roles of increasing responsibility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:
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Complete accounting close activities, including required journal entries and account reconciliations
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Partner with HR, Treasury and Legal departments to understand upcoming activity and assist with identification of possible accounting implications
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Perform technical accounting research on variety of accounting topics including accounting for complex derivative instruments and Corporate hedging strategies, stock compensation and other additional research as needed
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Assist in the preparation and tie-out of SEC reporting documents, including Forms 10Q and 10K
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Assist in preparation of quarterly forecast and annual planning process for items associated with areas of responsibility noted above
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Interface with external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audit documentation, SOX 404 testing and other inquiries
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Quickly respond to ad hoc queries from internal customers (including Senior Management)

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
2-4 years of related accounting experience required. CPA or CPA candidate preferred. Prior experience in a medium to large public accounting firm strongly preferred. Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent, Master's degree preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, SAP and Hyperion is a plus.

The successful candidate will need to exhibit the following skills:
- Strong accounting/finance skills
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel a plus
- Attention to detail & data accuracy
- Ability to organize multiple competing priorities while meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to work with cross-functional teams
- A proactive, results-oriented, team player

QUALITY SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures

Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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