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Sr Tax Accountant (Remote)

Company: StanCorp Financial Group, Inc
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

At The Standard, you'll join a team focused on putting our customers first.Our continued success is driven by a high-performance culture. We're looking for people who are collaborative, accountable, creative, agile and are driven by a passion for doing what's right - across the company and in our local communities.We offer a caring culture where you can make a real difference, every day.Ready to reach your highest potential? Let's work together.Job Summary:The Senior Tax Accountant will prepare Federal and State tax filings and the necessary supporting documentation to meet the company's compliance needs. The Senior Tax Accountant will perform income tax provision calculations and necessary research and documentation to support the company's financial reporting needs. The Senior Tax Accountant will work independently on routine work and complete projects on their own after receiving direction and guidance from a direct manager or more senior staff.The role requires both a technical tax background as well as communication and teamwork skills.Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 45% - Prepare tax returns, including federal and state corporate tax returns, franchise tax returns, excise and gross receipts tax returns, premium tax returns, sales and use tax returns, and property tax returns. Assist with research and documentation related to new projects and strategies. Assist with research and documentation to support opportunities to reduce the Company's Federal and State income tax liabilities.
    • 45% - Prepare complex federal and state income tax provisions based on application of GAAP and SSAP. Prepare analysis of effective tax rate and deferred taxes. Assist with analysis of tax balance sheets and deferred tax balances for GAAP purposes and admitted and non-admitted balances for statutory purposes.
      • 5% - Assist with preparing tax research, supporting preparers with feedback and training.
        • 5% - Assist with communication and resolution related to tax audits. Gather supporting documentation and draft memorandums in response to complex issues to assist with the resolution of audits with Federal and State taxing agencies.Job Specifications: -1. - -Education: - Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.2. - -Experience:
          • Two or more years of experience in accounting, or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience.
          • Demonstrated desire to take on new responsibilities and grow in career.
          • Strong desire to be a collaborative team player, working with a motivation towards the overall success of the team.
          • Exhibit behaviors of personal accountability, with a practice of addressing problems with the goal of discovering a solution.
          • Ability to develop influential and collaborative relationships across teams, functions, and cultures.3. - -Professional certification required: CPA preferred.Physical Demands: N/A#LI-remoteNote:The Standard is required to provide a reasonable estimate of thesalaryfor this role when hiring a Colorado resident. Thesalaryfor employees working in Colorado in this role is listed below.The Standard's package also includes incentive planparticipationincluding medical, dental, vision, retirement, and paid time off.
            • Please note, eligibility to participate in an incentive program is subject to the rules governing the program and plan. Any award depends on various factors, including individual and organizational performance.Salary Range:$49,600.00 - $75,800.00Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.

Keywords: StanCorp Financial Group, Inc, Portland , Sr Tax Accountant (Remote), Accounting, Auditing , Portland, Oregon

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