Financial & Accounting Analyst

The Standard Portland, OR

About the Job

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.

 

Focus on the preparation, analysis and reporting of financial results and performance of investments. Interpret complex accounting transactions, perform regulatory reporting functions and ensure compliance with regulatory and accounting guidance. Be collaborative, organized, self-motivated and flexible.

Responsibilities:
  • Accounting for the Company’s investment portfolio including bonds, mortgages, derivatives, and other investments. Includes accounting for monthly close, financial reporting (including statutory reporting), divisional reporting, consolidated reporting, and ad hoc reporting for investments. Communicate with 3rd party vendors and internal groups to ensure timely and accurate flow of information to and from the Company.

  • Review, analyze and improve manual and automated procedures, system and controls. Be involved in the development and implementation of new systems and enhancement of existing systems to improve accounting/financial processes and internal controls.
  • Research and document accounting guidance and policies, and participate on project teams.
Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required.

 

Experience: 4 years progressively responsible experience in the preparation and interpretation of financial results; or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience. Investment accounting knowledge and experience preferred.

 

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.

 

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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.