Manager Financial Reporting

Location US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/5/2018 4:43 PM)
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If you’re someone who likes to stand out from the crowd and make a positive difference, you’ll fit in at The Standard ( We set ourselves apart in the retirement plan business by paying attention to details as we are redefining what a retirement plan should be. If that’s your kind of challenge, you could be our kind of employee. Consider joining our team.


Manage professional staff to provide timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis. Responsible for the selection, development, motivation and appraisal of personnel. Research and analyze complex financial results and issues and collaborate with management.  Ensure data compliance and integrity. Identify key trends in data. Participate in annual budget process, prepare surveys and other compliance and management reporting deliverables.


Manage and direct a professional staff in the development and production of internal financial reporting and analysis from complex financial systems, processes, and models to produce insightful financial and operational analysis. Make recommendations to support decision making and planning. Oversight of team performance and development.


Partner with business leaders internal and external to the organization to understand organizational needs, synergies and interdependencies. Build strong acumen individually and across the team. Effectively use written and verbal skills, as well as analytic tools, to ensure timely identification and understanding of critical performance factors and accurate financial/operational information. Develop a deep understanding of retirement plan business processes and systems. Develop expertise that is acknowledged and relied upon by the business and leadership. Provide strong partnership and support with the actuarial, billing and operational teams.


Drive and lead staff in the resolution of ambiguous issues including identifying root cause, making recommendations, deploying solutions and ensuring sustaining success. Support transformational efforts including LEAN optimization projects and automation.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.

Experience: 8 years of progressively responsible experience in financial reporting, management reporting, regulatory reporting and supervisory experience, or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience.

Professional certification preferred: CPA, CMA or MBA (or actively pursuing)


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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