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Finance Associate - Central Reporting

Bain Capital

Bain Capital

Accounting & Finance
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024


Bain Capital Credit founded as Sankaty Advisors in 1998, is a leading global credit specialist with approximately $41 billion in assets under management. Bain Capital Credit invests up and down the capital structure and across the spectrum of credit strategies, including leveraged loans, high-yield bonds, distressed debt, private lending, structured products, non-performing loans and equities. Our team of more than 200 professionals creates value through rigorous, independent analysis of thousands of corporate issuers around the world. In addition to credit, Bain Capital invests across asset classes including private equity, public equity and venture capital, and leverages the firm’s shared platform to capture opportunities in strategic areas of focus.


Bain Capital, LP is one of the world’s leading private investment firms with approximately $180 billion of assets under management that creates lasting impact for our investors, teams, businesses, and the communities in which we live. Since our founding in 1984, we’ve applied our insight and experience to organically expand into several asset classes including private equity, credit, public equity, venture capital and real estate. We leverage our shared platform to capture cross-asset class opportunities in strategic areas of focus. With offices on four continents, our global team aligns our interests with those of our investors for lasting impact.


The associate will be an integral part of the team responsible for ensuring data quality and evaluating process efficiencies across the Capital Markets business at Bain Capital. They will:

  • Maintenance and development of client, fund, and regulatory reporting utilizing Excel, Python, and Power-BI

  • Develop deep understanding and manage the systems utilized for data entry and storage. Identify opportunities for data cleansing as required.

  • Close interaction with Investor Relations, Finance, Operations, and Portfolio Managers to understand reporting needs and develop automated solutions.

  • Engage in the cleansing of historical data and formulation of new guidelines to enhance data accuracy for future entries.

  • Maintain data integrity and completeness, including tagging of new assets with qualitative characteristics.

  • Analyze data requirements and develop reports and dashboards using Power BI data visualization.

  • Close interaction with internal IT and outside consultants to achieve implementation of key reporting requirements.

  • Address ad-hoc problem-solving needs, develop creative solutions, and own end user testing and implementation.


  • New graduate -2 years of finance, accounting, or family office experience

  • A foundational understanding of credit funds and portfolio management

  • Strong ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and work under tight deadlines.

  • Demonstrated project management skills and excellent organizational skills; ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects with diligent attention to detail.

  • Self-starter with initiative. Ability to work unsupervised.

  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills.

  • Proficient in MS Office; particularly in Excel

  • Experience using Power-BI and Python

  • Strong interpersonal skills with capacity to interact with outside parties and personnel across all levels of the firm.

  • Strong ability to think outside the box to develop solutions to Frequent / Challenging / Unique Ad hoc requests to deliver the desired result/information when quite often starting from a blank slate.


  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field is preferred.

  • Strong analytical background. Proficiency in Python and PowerBI a plus.

  • A keen interest in technology and its application in finance, with the capacity to propose and implement process improvements.

  • CPA or equivalent qualification a plus. Work toward or an interest in pursuing a CFA charter a plus.


  • The role offers ample opportunity for growth into senior finance or analytical roles within the firm.

  • Utilize PowerBI to create and refine interactive dashboards, presenting asset and portfolio data effectively.

  • Ongoing exposure to advanced data analysis tools and methodologies will be provided.

  • Potential to contribute to firm-wide strategic initiatives and influence data governance practices.

Bain Capital is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.