Bain & Company Inc

  • Senior Accountant

    Job Location US-MA-Boston
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    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Position Summary:

    Under general supervision, performs accounting functions in the corporate general ledger group that reports Bain & Company’s worldwide financial position. Analyzes financial data, maintains and develops accounting controls designed to safeguard company assets, and prepares management reports.



    Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Ensure global offices are recognizing revenue in accordance with Bain policies and US GAAP.
    • Prepare detailed schedules of global accounts receivable balances and analyses for presentation to senior management on a monthly basis, including detailed analyses of outstanding receivables by client and DSO.
    • Review and post journal entries for North American and Corporate offices.
    • Review and reconcile balance sheet and income statement accounts for accuracy.
    • Assist in the analysis and development of internal controls for safeguarding company assets. Develop documentation of procedures and recommendations for process improvements.
    • Assist in the annual conversion of accrual basis financial statements to cash of global offices for the US consolidated tax return.
    • Accumulate, journalize, reconcile and report on worldwide financial information for specific transactions and programs. Prepare financial reports for internal and/or external distribution
    • Prepare detailed audit schedules for interim and year-end reviews by independent auditors.
    • Represent the company as a highly visible customer service representative, both internally and externally, including inquiries from cost center managers, international controllers, staff, etc.
    • Perform diversified duties for departmental and corporate requirements, and perform other duties and projects as assigned.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a minimum of three years accounting experience required, CPA required.
    • Knowledge of standard accounting principles, methods, and applications.
    • Ability to effectively communicate accounting information, policies, and/or procedures in a manner easily understood.
    • Knowledge of computer information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications
    • Ability to set up and maintain financial accounts and ledgers.
    • Knowledge of finance and accounting control procedures.
    • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and/or projections.


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