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Bain & Company Inc Manager, Global Accounting in Boston, Massachusetts


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Under general supervision, the accounting Manager performs accounting functions in the Americas general ledger group to prepare timely and accurate global consolidated financial reporting. The Accounting Manager supports global finance teams to ensure proper application of global policies in accordance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP). This role also analyzes financial data, maintains and develops accounting controls designed to safeguard company assets, and prepares management reports and financial statements.


  • Accumulate, journal, reconcile and report on Americas region financial information for specific transactions and programs.

  • Prepare financial reports for internal distribution

  • Review and post journal entries as part of the month-end close process

  • Prepare and review balance sheet reconciliations over various and rotating areas

  • Review balance sheets and income statement accounts for accuracy

  • Prepare and review fluctuation analysis of balance sheet accounts for delivery to senior management

  • Assist with preparation of quarterly reporting package to the Americas CFO

  • Responsible for aspects of the month-end financial close, including meeting with FP&A and others within the organization, reviewing contracts, and performing calculations and analysis to prepare more complex journal entries and analysis

  • Assist in the identification of risks and implementation of new controls where necessary

  • Prepare detailed audit schedules for year-end and interim reviews.

  • Assist with finance system implementation by updating and/or preparing necessary Bain Accounting policies and instruct/educate worldwide offices to ensure compliance

  • Remain informed of new and/or changing US GAAP standards

  • Align the accounting needs from both a Global perspective as well as local statutory perspective

  • Evaluate, develop and coach junior team members and assistance with preparation of semi-annual reviews for these individuals

  • Assist in the management of the team with a focus on achievement of overall team goals as well as supervision of individuals in accountant and experienced accountant roles

  • Assist in the analysis and development of internal controls for safeguarding company assets. Develop documentation of procedures and recommendations for process improvements

  • Perform diverse duties for departmental, corporate and banking requirements, and perform other duties and projects as assigned

  • Represent the company as a highly visible customer service representative, both internally and externally, including inquiries from cost center managers, domestic and international controllers, other finance department staff members, etc.



  • Bachelor’s degree

  • CPA


  • Big four experience


  • 4-6+ years of progressive accounting experience

  • Experience working in a regional or global accounting environment

  • Knowledge of computer information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications

  • Eg. SAP, FloQast, Visual Lease


  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP

  • Ability to research relevant guidance to support and/or suggest proper accounting treatment

  • Excellent problem solving skills, including the ability to logically structure problems using a hypothesis driven approach

  • Ability to work effectively in global teams

  • Excellent written communication skills (in PowerPoint, Word, Excel)

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to adapt oral communication style to varied audiences

  • English language fluency (both written and oral)

  • Flexible and adaptable to change

  • Ability to prioritize time and tasks according to business needs and value, avoid low-value add daily fire-fighting in order to hit long-term goals and objectives

  • Self-starter and the ability to work independently


Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future. Across 59 offices in 37 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition and redefine industries. We complement our tailored, integrated expertise with a vibrant ecosystem of digital innovators to deliver better, faster and more enduring outcomes. Our 10-year commitment to invest more than $1 billion in pro bono services brings our talent, expertise and insight to organizations tackling today’s urgent challenges in education, racial equity, social justice, economic development and the environment. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients, and we proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry.

External Job Title: Manager, Global Accounting

ID: 2021-5495

Post: External Career Portal: 6/11/2021

External Company Name: Bain & Company Inc

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Street: 131 Dartmouth Street