Manager, M&A and Financial Integrations

Bain & Company Inc
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
May 03, 2021
Jun 04, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

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This role will work in close collaboration with the Director, Global M&A Accounting, on both pre-acquisitions and post-acquisitions to ensure a smooth financial transition into the Bain ecosystem. In addition to developing and ensuring execution against an integration plan for each acquisition, the Manager will also make recommendations to continuously update our M&A Playbook to ensure that our approach evolves ahead of the financial environment. The manager will be required to work with individuals at varying levels across the firm and must be able to pivot and meet the needs of working with a dynamic, challenging and growing team.


Integration Management
  • Contribute to the development of a comprehensive integration plan for each acquired target.
  • Collaborate with the M&A Legal and M&A Deal teams through the closing process to identify possible risks and ensure a successful close.
  • Act as the program manager for each assigned integration, ensuring that responsible parties deliver on assigned tasks in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Maintain detailed progress status reports for each current integration, including areas of risk to the plan.
  • Moderate regular integration team update meetings to ensure project is on track for targeted deadlines
  • Work with the local teams (both internal and acquired firms) to properly account and integrate financial systems

Technological & Playbook Development
  • Assist in researching, developing and implementing project planning tools to effectively manage concurrent integrations
  • Leverage experience and insight to propose updates to the continually evolving M&A Integration Playbook.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Act as a right hand for the Director, Global M&A Accounting and others on ad-hoc accounting/integration projects.
  • Assist in mapping acquisitions chart of accounts and accounting methodologies to Bain's
  • Perform preliminary and post-acquisition interviews with financial teams to understand the processes and procedures to align with Bain
  • Upon completing financial integration of acquisition, train the local teams responsible for performing on-going responsibilities
    • Included but not limited to: uploading monthly trial balance fluctuations, training on eFinance and future financial systems roll-outs
  • Work with global teams to develop tracking and assessment of deals that have cost savings targets, earn out provisions and / or key milestone metrics
  • Assist in developing deal analysis metrics for firm's understanding in performance and profitability of acquisitions


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance required
  • CPA preferred

  • 5-8 years of progressive finance experience including leading teams required
  • Direct project management experience and history of working with multi-national corporations / firms preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • An interest in/experience with innovative technology and creating efficiencies required
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and be able to solve complex and/or ambiguous problems required
  • An individual that acts with the highest level of integrity at all times required
  • Experience with Workday, SAP, or Anaplan is preferred


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