• Accounting Specialist II

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/29/2018 11:32 AM)
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  • Overview

    If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). 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.


    Perform transactional accounting functions to provide for accurate recording and reporting of company financial information.  Ensure tasks are performed timely and in compliance with policy and procedures.


    Analyze and process accounting and financial transactions on source systems and the general ledger.  Maintain other financial reporting records as needed. Review and research out of balance conditions taking corrective action as needed.  Maintain internal controls over processes, ensure compliance with internal controls over processes, and ensure compliance with corporate and department policies and procedures.
    Provide superior customer service.  Coordinate and interact with a broad range of internal & external customers to answer or direct questions in order to facilitate customer needs.  Participate in special projects as directed.
    Administrative duties related to above including sorting, filing and imaging of source documents.  Also includes distributing incoming department reports and mail.


    Education: High School diploma 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.


    For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click  here.


    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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