Treasury Specialist

Standard, The Portland, OR

About the Job


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


Participates in activities and systems related to management of cash resources. Participates in or leads projects in all areas of the company related to banking services. Researches and evaluates new and existing banking services and related fees. Has authorization to communicate directly with the company's financial institutions.


Train Treasury Specialist I employees in key treasury functions including 1)deposit and processing of incoming funds, 2)review of external lockbox service and preparation of accounting entries, 3) accurate accounting and reporting of financial data related to unclaimed property for State reporting, 4) disbursement processing including positive pay services. Train Accounting Support staff in all areas of responsibility. Prepare and update training material as required


Perform key treasury functions listed above to back-up assigned staff as needed. Assist Treasury Supervisor in support functions as needed.


Identify opportunities for improvement in treasury operations including processes involving internal and external customers. With instruction, researches, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations to optimize efficiency. Participates in company wide projects as needed to identify and assist in implement approved changes.


Prepare and update task documentation for key treasury functions.


Prepare required monthly reports and reconciliations as assigned.


Education: High school diploma or equivalent required;  advanced coursework in Accounting preferred.


Experience: 3 years progressively responsible treasury experience or equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience. Working knowledge of accounting principles.


Professional certification required: N/A.



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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