Cost Accountant Job

Company Name: Boston Scientific

Location: Cork, IE

Job Duration: 2022-01-14 to 2022-02-13


Location: Cork

Req Number: 517820 

Contract Type: Permanent



At Boston Scientific, we draw the strength from the unique talents and abilities inherent in a diverse workforce and we believe that the best and most innovative products come from an inclusive workplace where varied viewpoints are welcomed and encouraged. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team for a confidential discussion.



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.





Purpose Statement


Responsible for financial planning, reporting and analysis.  Prepares financial plans and forecasts based on performance expectations.  Gathers and publishes financial information related to historical, current and future performance.   Performs financial analysis utilizing appropriate financial concepts and techniques.  Recommends alternative courses of action.

Key Responsibilities
  • Financial Reporting, monthly Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet under US GAAP, related financial analysis (taxation, treasury, balance sheet etc), reconciliation of US GAAP to local Statutory book, ad hoc reporting / corporate analysis requests, maintenance & development of the Hyperion reporting software
  • External statutory reporting requirements, including CSO, IDA etc
  • Management Accounting: Participation in the Management accounting close process, variance analysis, balance sheet reconciliation, analytical reviews and reporting.Be an active particitant in the site Budgeting & Forecasting Processes, with responsiblity for data gathering,.
  • End to end management of the site capital expenditure process, chairing all capital expenditure meetings, ensuring all relevant information is being communicated to key stakeholders. Annual, Quarterly and Monthly Corporate forecasting submissions.
  • Responsibility for maintaining the site’s Fixed Asset Register, namely all fixed asset additions, disposals, transfers and depreciation charges. Monitoring and reporting on Capital in Progress projects
  • Business Partnering (Primarily in relation to CAPEX projects):
    • Work collaboratively with BU to develop a real and active partnership between Finance and the Business.
    • Partner with BU & Core Teams at Cork, understand the business needs, support their requirements in terms of Management Information and develop their understanding & ownership of Core Metrics & Internal Controls;
    • Business Partnering: Provide analytical and interpretive support to operations management; Hold weekly/monthly reviews to drive performance; Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
  • Value Improvement Programmes: Responsible for reporting of progress on Capital VIP’s. Play active support role in identifying, supporting and reporting new VIP’s.
  • Project Work; ad hoc project management & implementation as required (e.g. Value improvement projects, system upgrades & developments, continuous automation).


Experience & Qualifications


  • Qualified Accountant with 2-5 years of strong relevant experience in Financial Planning & Analysis within a fast paced manufacturing environment.
  • Well organised, self motivated person with the ability to operate on own initiative
  • Attention to detail & ability to cope with complex and high volume work load
  • Skills/Competencies:  Manages Execution, strong leadership & influencing skills and Technical Expertise.
  • Highly adaptable solution orientated strong lean/CI track record



About us


Purpose and Passion – Comprehensive Benefits – Life-Work Integration – 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 lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose – improving lives through your life’s work.


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.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran