Bain & Company Inc

  • Finance Analyst EMEA

    Job Location PL-Warsaw
    Job ID
    2018-2984
    Posted Date
    8/20/2018
    Category
    Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
    PL-Warsaw
  • Overview

     

    Company Profile

     

    Bain & Company is the management consulting firm that the world's business leaders come to when they want results. Bain advises clients on strategy, operations, technology, organization, private equity and mergers and acquisition, developing practical insights that clients act on and transferring skills that make change stick. The firm aligns its incentives with clients by linking its fees to their results. Bain clients have outperformed the stock market 4 to 1. Founded in 1973, Bain has 50 offices in 32 countries, and its deep expertise and client roster cross every industry and economic sector.

     

    Firm Culture

     

    Bain & Company’s relentless focus on results is at the heart of Bain history and culture. Bain strives to make a difference in everything it does. Bain’s people enjoy collaboration and helping others succeed. They are approachable, humble, down to earth, and laugh a lot. While Bain’s people hold common goals, individuals drive the richness of its culture. The best way to fit in is to be yourself. Bain’s people like working with each other. They develop deep, enduring relationships with each other and their clients. And, they enjoy what they do and have fun along the way.

     

    Bain has long been a leader of innovation. Whether by working with private equity or non-profits, or by aligning its success with the success of its clients, Bain has stood apart as a leader in management consulting. Bain's enriching environment encourages people to achieve their best and make a lasting impact. The accelerated learning process at Bain is unparalleled. Bain also provides the flexibility to pursue your passions and shape your career while with the firm. Bain’s culture is one of opportunity.

     

    The Role

     

    The Finance Analyst will work as an integral part of the global Network team, and will be responsible for providing a holistic overview of department finances, advisor usage and revenues, and coordinating the billing processes.

    Responsibilities

    Working closely with the Department Director and reporting to the Bain Finance department this role will include the following:

     

    Performance analysis

    • Provide a holistic overview of department finances through monthly and annual financial analyses and reports, including but not limited to, the overall P&L, advisor revenues & usage by practice/coordinating partner, individual advisor usage/utilisation metrics, etc.
    • Ongoing monitoring of Practice investments in internal advisor usage (IP and Client Development) vs. budget and liaising with Practice leadership
    • Support the Deaprtment Director in review and analysis of advisor revenue forecasts, other revenue cycle trends, and future budgeting as needed

     

    Billing processes

    • Enter new advisor billing details into the team system, ensure proper tracking of advisors is maintained
    • Ensure accurate and timely charging of advisors to the appropriate business area
    • Receive advisor invoices and coordinate with local Bain accounts payable teams for payment
    • Review & audit invoices to ensure rates charged align with advisor contracts
    • Calculate monthly charges to clients and coordinate with local Bain revenue teams for proper invoicing of advisors to clients
    • Support Bain Partners & Managers on finance requests (e.g. confirming correct billing of advisors, queries of advisors rates & contract details, etc.)
    • Provide budgeting guidance to Practices or offices who will use advisors 

    Ad hoc requests

     

    • Respond to ad hoc requests as they may arise
    • Assist in annual audit processes for Bain offices by providing information/data (if requested)

    Qualifications

    • BA/BSc degree required with concentration in Accounting or Finance related field; high academic achievement required
    • 2-4 years of relevant experience in an accounting and/or finance role strongly preferred
    • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
    • Strong proficiency with Excel (financial modeling, data aggregation, lookups, etc.), working knowledge of PowerPoint & Word
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to interact with senior Bain management
    • Flexible work-style to manage multiple priorities, meet tight deadlines and manage last-minute changes
    • Aptitude to work productively both independently and as part of a team
    • Ability to deal with highly confidential information in a professional/mature manner

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