Accounting Specialist II

2 weeks ago
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If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard ( Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


Great opportunity for a driven self-starter to start their career with The Standard. The Accounting Specialist II is a great entry point to our organization and will open the door to advancement opportunities. If you are looking to join a growing department and use your accounting education/experience, this could be the role for you!


The Accounting Specialist II performs transactional accounting functions to provide for accurate recording and reporting of company financial information.  The Specialist ensures tasks are performed timely and in compliance with policy and procedures.


Process company disbursements to vendors and employees utilizing three accounts payable software systems.  Maintain internal controls over processes, ensure compliance with internal controls over processes, and ensure compliance with corporate and department policies and procedures.


Communicate data deficiencies and/or policy violations to all levels of the organization.  Work with internal budget managers and staff to research and correct transactions and assist vendors with payment inquiries.


Administrative duties related to above including sorting and distributing incoming department mail, sorting and filing processed invoices, preparing completed work for imaging.


Education:  High School Diploma/equivalent required;  advanced coursework in Accounting preferred.

Experience:  2 years related work experience with emphasis in account/system reconciliation and/or accounts payable, or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience.  Working knowledge of General accounting principles and network applications.  Advanced PC skills and knowledge of spreadsheet applications.

Professional certification required:  None.




Standard 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.


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Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.


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