The Principal Technical Accountant will be a key member of the Boston Scientific Center of Excellence for Leasing and Revenue Recognition. This team member will serve a critical role as a subject matter expert for both revenue recognition and lease accounting (ASC 606 and ASC 842, respectively) at Boston Scientific. Main responsibilities include collaborating with BSC’s global accounting teams to determine appropriate accounting treatment for certain transactions, researching applicable accounting guidance when complex revenue recognition and lease accounting matters arise, and presenting findings and accounting updates to the global business.
The position will have significant interaction with the Corporate Accounting & Consolidation, Divisional Finance, and Sourcing teams, and is highly visible to Corporate Accounting senior leadership (including the Corporate Controller).
Key responsibilities include:
Act as a liaison for the divisions and regions as specific revenue recognition and lease accounting questions arise
Collaborate with other members of the BSC Center of Excellence for Leasing and Revenue Recognition to determine the appropriate accounting for questions raised by the divisions and regions
Help to carry out company policies and procedures put in place as a result of the new revenue recognition standard (ASC 606)
Assist the business in the ongoing implementation of the new leasing standard (ASC 842)
Research, read, and analyze the applicable accounting guidance
Communicate accounting conclusions to the divisions and regions
Educate the global business on complexities in the accounting and key impacts beyond accounting
Leading ad-hoc technical accounting projects, as needed
What we’re looking for:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience and education
Master’s degree a plus
4-6 years relevant experience in a medium to large public accounting firm (Big Four/Large Regional)
Prior experience in technical accounting and implementing ASC 606 strongly preferred
The successful candidate will need to exhibit the following skills:
Strong GAAP accounting knowledge, specifically focused on ASC 606 and ASC 842
Problem-solving skills and the ability to interpret and apply technical accounting literature
Ability to work autonomously and act in a consultative role
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work with cross-functional teams
Strong process and time management skills
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive benefits including a free commuter shuttle service from Boston to Marlborough, a 6% 401k match with immediate vest, tuition assistance, on-site child care, and more.
Internal Number: 422388
About 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.
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.
BACK TO TOP
CPA Career Center is Just One of the Benefits.
Discover what else AICPA Membership has to offer!
The job you are trying to reach from was originally posted at CPA Career Center.