Bain & Company Inc

  • HR Associate - Screening

    Job Location US-TX-Dallas
    Job ID
    Posted Date
    Human Resources
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    Company Overview

    Bain & Company is one of the world's leading global business consulting firms, serving clients across six continents. It was founded in 1973 on the principle that consultants must measure their success in terms of their clients' financial results. Bain's clients have outperformed the stock market 4 to 1. With offices in all major cities, Bain has worked with over 4,400 major multinational and other corporations from every economic sector, in every region of the world.


    Position Summary

    Bain is committed to doing top caliber work for our clients and the firm, and as such, we take great care in recruiting outstanding individuals to be members of our team. Part of our recruitment process is conducting relevant pre-employment background checks on those individuals to whom we extend an offer.  In addition, our clients maintain their own screening requirements as a condition of winning or serving the work.

    The Associate, Americas works as part of a specialized team to manage all pre-employment and client required background screening. 


    Conduct pre-employment background screening for all potential new hires in the Americas region

    • Upon offer acceptance, initiate the background check via Bain’s third party vendor
    • Ensure all required checks are completed as required by Bain’s policies
    • Monitor the status of pending checks, liaising with the candidate and vendor as needed to ensure the check is processed in a timely fashion
    • Communicate with relevant hiring office/department on status of pending checks; proactively communicate any anticipated delays impacting planned start date
    • Review the final report; escalate any questionable results for additional review

    Conduct screening required for specific client engagements

    • Coordinate with local office on any required opt out discussions
    • Initiate screening as required by client contract or client security badging process
    • Monitor the status of pending checks, liaise with employees and vendor as needed to ensure checks are processed in a timely fashion
    • Communicate with staffing office on status of pending checks; proactively communicate any anticipated delays
    • Submit any required verification to client

    Other duties as assigned or as circumstances warrant.



    • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
    • 1-3 years of HR experience; experience administering pre-employment background screening highly preferred
    • Ability to demonstrate good judgment and handle highly confidential information in a professional manner
    • Strong communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and problem solving skills as well as meticulous attention to detail
    • Self-starter with strong organization skills and the ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and juggle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint



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