General Information

Job Title
Accountant, North America Accounting
Job ID
62185
Category
Finance
Employment Type
Permanent Full-Time
Location(s)
Boston

Description & Requirements

Description & Requirements

Accountant, North America Accounting

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 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.

WHAT YOU’LL DO
This role is an exciting opportunity to join a growing accounting team at a world class management consulting firm. The successful candidate performs general ledger accounting operations for our North America offices, including but not limited to topics such as cash reconciliation, accounts receivable transactions, fixed asset activity, payroll entries, prepayments and accruals, and recording of expenses. You will be exposed to a broad range of accounting topics and work closely with members of other teams across the business. You will also assist in responding to recurring and ad-hoc requests, various financial reporting requests, and will be involved in projects and process efficiency initiatives.

This is a Boston based position.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Support the month-end financial close process, including the preparation of account reconciliations, input of journal entries, contributing to monthly reporting packages, and presentation to senior leadership.
  • Prepare analytical procedures such as month-over-month fluctuation analysis, Balance Sheet commentary, P&L reviews, and other specific analytics.
  • Represent the company as a highly visible customer service representative serving finance leadership, FP&A, HR, and other internal groups.
  • Maintain controls and documentation over financial accounting processes.
  • Work on various special projects as needed.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required
  • 1-2 years Accounting experience
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and its associated practices and internal controls.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and the ability to solve problems independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to create and maintain strong, constructive relationships with business partners.
  • An ability to focus on details while maintaining a broad view of business objectives.
  • An ability to learn financial systems and reporting tools (e.g., SAP, Workday, Tableau) and a high proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
  • Capable of working on multiple projects concurrently and meeting tight deadlines.
  • An ethical individual that acts with high levels of integrity at all times.

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.

ABOUT US
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 over $1 billion in pro bono services brings our talent, expertise and insight to organizations tackling today’s urgent challenges in education, racial and social equity, economic development and the environment. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients. We proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry, and our clients have outperformed the stock market 4-to-1.