• Sr Tax Analyst

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/5/2018 12:07 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.


    Analyze tax impact of management plans within the related federal and jurisdictional income tax laws and regulations.  Research current tax developments and analyze the tax impact of new products and services to facilitate management decision making and to assure the company meets its tax liability and compliance requirements.  Act as primary resource to corporate accounting and divisions with respect to statutory and GAAP tax accounting in order to meet regulatory agency and GAAP requirements. 


    Prepare complex income tax provisions based on GAAP and SAP.  Prepare consolidated life/non-life schedules applying federal limitations in utilizations of carry-forward.  Prepare analysis of effective rate and deferred taxes for management.  Peer review less complex tax accruals.  


    Maintain tax balances sheets for insurance companies and prepare analysis which supports deferred tax balances based on FAS 109; and, admitted and non-admitted balances for SAP 10.  Prepare and maintain tax basis of non-life entities.  Prepare tax footnotes for 10Q, 10K and statutory whiteback.


    Review state and federal income tax returns.  Consolidate federal life/non-life returns supported by analysis of the utilization of NOL and charitable contribution carry-forwards.   Analysis of LICTI offset by proper characterization of eligible and ineligible entities in the non-life subgroup.  Peer review insurance company tax returns and/or return schedules.                                                    


    Analyze and review proposed inter-company transactions, accounting and actuarial method changes for possible tax impacts and reporting requirements.  Perform advanced research, prepare analysis and effectively report results to appropriate corporate personnel or divisional representatives.


    Assist in federal and state audits by providing backup work papers and documents in response to requests from examiners.                  


    Identify and recommend opportunities to reduce the Company’s federal and state income tax liability through analysis of new state and federal regulations.


    Education:  Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.


    Experience:  10 years progressively responsible experience preparing and interpreting tax, or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience.


    Professional certification required:  CPA, or an advance degree such as Master of Tax or equivalent experience.


    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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