Finance NPI Business Partner Job

Boston Scientific Corporatio
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Date: Jun 17, 2019

Company: Boston Scientific

This position is an opportunity to join a high calibre Finance team in a large medical device company.  The role is responsible for the accounting, planning, reporting & analysis of all New Product Introduction (NPI) costs for the site. This position leads the R&D tax credit claim process & grant applications/claims for the site – these critical processes will require someone with experience in this area & the ability to deploy effective project management disciplines to ensure accurate, on time submissions.   

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business Partnering – Provide financial support to your NPI partners through comprehensive review of the financial performance, lead forecast & budgets for their area & provide financial appraisal support as required.
  • Support the preparation and submission of CERAs (Capital Expenditure Requests) for all NPIs and ensure asset register accurately reflects all NPI assets upon commercialisation.
  • Calculate COGS model for all NPIs in conjunction with the divisions and the Cork manufacturing site and engage with key stakeholders in the divisions as appropriate.
  • Leading the costing set up process for new products for commercialization i.e. managing the finance cost roll process in conjunction with Operations.
  • Lead the R&D Tax Credit Claim process - Ensure appropriate due diligence & compliance with Revenue guidelines. Prepare, collate and coordinate with other Irish sites & with external auditors to ensure on time submission. 
  • Lead Grant Claim Process – In conjunction with NPD, identify opportunities for external funding, support grant applications, prepare grant claims & manage external grant audits.
  • Accounting -   Lead the month end close process for NPD.  This involves:   
  • Coordination with Global Business Services & local finance team to ensure transactions are posted correctly.
  • Variance analysis - review of results versus latest forecasts and budget.
  • Grant & Tax Credit Income recognition.
  • Project Statement preparation to communicate results of NPI & Manufacturing Scale Up Projects.
  • Balance Sheet Review – Accruals & Provisions
  • Identify & implement process improvements to improve the efficiency of Finance processes in this area & improve the service we offer our business partners.
  • Manage and collate all headcount data for New Products.
  • Attend and proactively support and contribute at all NPI reviews /meetings.
  • Maintain effective control systems for areas under your responsibility ensuring full compliance with Corporate Policy, SOX & GAAP.
  • Support projects depending on Finance & Business priorities.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Qualified Accountant with 5+ years post qualified experience.  Experience in a large multinational environment would be a distinct advantage. 
  • Tax Qualification or direct experience in R&D Tax Credits would be an advantage.
  • Expert level financial system & excel skills are essential.  
  • Strong analytical & interpersonal skills. 

Boston Scientific is an equal opportunities employer

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