• Financial Reporting and Accounting Analyst

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 6 days ago(7/10/2018 12:30 PM)
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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.


    Responsible for the monthly accounting close and consolidation for all subsidiaries of StanCorp, which includes the creation of GAAP financial statements for subsidiary companies and the consolidated StanCorp financial statements.  Prepare and assist in developing analysis of financial results and performance information. Prepare and/or interpret complex accounting transactions. Effectively communicate financial information as assigned.


    35%           Prepare monthly financial analysis of operating/performance results, forecasts, and trends. Compile, analyze, and interpret management reporting. Develop and maintain ad-hoc financial analysis over complex accounting transactions and records. Work on improving existing processes and automate standard processes to improve operational efficiencies and effectiveness.   


    35%           Prepare and/or interpret complex accounting transactions and records.  Analyze data in order to initiate/recommend corrective action as needed. Support management and regulatory reporting cycles. Prepare financial statements and conduct audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.


    15%           Develop and maintain effective and responsive communication with assigned division(s) to ensure timely identification and understanding of critical performance factors and accurate financial information.


    15%           Prepare ad hoc financial analysis demonstrating industry knowledge.  Participate on project teams.



    1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
    2. Experience: 4 years progressively responsible experience in the preparation and interpretation of financial results, or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience.
    3. Professional certification required:  CPA, CMA, or MBA preferred (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.


    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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