General Information

Job Title
Accountant, Global Tax
Job ID
69621
Category
Finance
Employment Type
Permanent Full-Time
Location(s)
Boston

Description & Requirements


WHAT MAKES US A GREAT PLACE TO WORK
We are proud to be consistently recognized as one of the world's best places to work, a champion of diversity and a model of social responsibility. We are currently ranked the #1 consulting firm on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list, and we have maintained a spot in the top four on Glassdoor's list for the last 12 years. We believe that diversity, inclusion and collaboration is key to building extraordinary teams. We hire people with exceptional talents, abilities and potential, then create an environment where you can become the best version of yourself and thrive both professionally and personally. We are publicly recognized by external parties such as Fortune, Vault, Mogul, Working Mother, Glassdoor and the Human Rights Campaign for being a great place to work for diversity and inclusion, women, LGBTQ and parents.

WHERE YOU’LL FIT WITHIN THE TEAM
As an Accountant, Global Tax you are an integral part of the Global Tax Group, this position assists in all aspects of the company’s US federal and state tax compliance, research and planning. This position offers valuable experience in U.S. corporate taxation along with exposure to partnership taxation.

This position is based out of the Boston office. 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Accountant, Global Tax
  • Coordinate the preparation of the federal and state income tax returns including estimated tax payments and extensions and the preparation of backup schedules. Ensure federal and state tax filings meet regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate the preparation of applicable federal and state tax schedules and forms relating to foreign operations, including foreign tax credit documentation and Forms 5471, 8858 and 8865 and the supporting documentation for these schedules.
  • Suggest new policies and processes to improve efficiency and accuracy of tax filings
  •  Coordinate with external advisors to respond to federal and state tax audit queries.
  • Coordinate with other tax team members the preparation of year-end income tax provision for US GAAP reporting.
  • Remain up to date on changing tax codes and accounting regulations
  • Research and resolve various international, federal, state and local tax issues. Consult with Global Tax leadership on matters that warrant escalation.
  • Perform administrative and general work as required to achieve results accurately, efficiently and effectively.
ABOUT YOU
Applicant must have received, or be willing to receive, the COVID-19 vaccine, and be fully vaccinated (established 2 weeks following final dose) by date of employment with Bain & Company to be considered for U.S. based jobs subject to required accommodation process.

Education:
  • BS Degree, Accounting concentration.
  • 2-3 years of public accounting corporate tax experience; preferably Big 4 experience (or equivalent public and industry combination).
  • Experience:
  • Experience in corporate federal and state tax compliance matters strongly preferred.
  • Fundamental understanding of US GAAP
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Strong accounting and quantitative skills.
  • Self-starter with ability to balance multiple projects.
  • Effective communication skills. Strong interpersonal and project management skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, and preferably experience with OneSource and online tax research.

ABOUT US
Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future.

Across 64 cities in 39 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.