• Taxation Consultant

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/26/2018 2:44 PM)
    # Positions
    1
    Status
    Full-Time
    Req #
    17859
  • 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.

     

    The Taxation Consultant ensures accurate tax reporting for Disability Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance Benefits, and Producer Commissions. Consults with various internal and external partners on complex taxation topics to ensure that taxation reporting is performed accurately. Promotes taxation knowledge within various departments and processes by providing governance of Tax Knowledge Management documentation for assigned bodies of knowledge. Partners with quality functions within various departments to capture and analyze information regarding the accuracy of taxation reporting and provides insight regarding operational improvement opportunities. Participates in medium to large scope operational improvement initiatives or projects. Uses their network of contacts inside The Standard to share best practices and solve complex problems

    Responsibilities

    • Consult with internal and external partners on complex taxation topics
    •  Participate in onboarding customers with highly complex taxation structures
    •  Research complex IRS and State Regulations; document findings and create or review content for Tax knowledge documentation
    •  Regularly review assigned bodies of knowledge for tax knowledge documentation for accuracy and identify opportunities for improvement
    •  Partner with quality functions to ensure that accuracy monitoring is working and review results to determine opportunities for operational improvements
    •  Build a network of internal and external contacts

    Qualifications

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

     

    Experience: 4-6 years of experience in accounting, tax, or group disability insurance, plus 1-2 years of experience researching and interpreting State & Federal regulatory topics and consulting as a subject matter expert or an equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience.

     

    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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