Sr Tax Specialist
St Paul, MN
Posted On
January 15, 2020

Company Information

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That’s Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers – and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary

Under general supervision, the Sr. Tax Consultant performs moderately complex professional tax functions within Corporate Tax. Prepares and compiles reasonably complex tax provisions and filings, and performs related tax research. This position does not manage others.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for the preparation, compilation and processing of moderately complex tax returns, supporting schedules, forms and worksheets. Analyze and maintain tax records and perform account reconciliations. Research tax issues and provide appropriate recommendations. Work on special projects and assist other less experienced staff. Contribute to analysis of tax provisions, business changes and corporate restructuring. This includes making recommendations and performing complex research and related assignments. Utilize appropriate tools to obtain data necessary to support tax calculations, tax payments and related journal entries. Responsibilities may include extracting and analyzing data from internal systems, Statutory Annual Statement, and other financial documents. Assist in the development and implementation of tax planning strategies. Assist on tax audits. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

A minimum of five years of relevant corporate tax experience is required or a minimum of three years of public accounting tax experience is required. Intermediate knowledge of tax concepts required. Intermediate knowledge of computer application software, particularly spreadsheets required. Intermediate time management skills required. Basic project management skills required. Demonstrated intermediate communication skills required. Ability to work independently and as part of a team and to interact effectively with others across business areas required.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge

A Bachelors’ degree in accounting or finance preferred. Experience with relevant tax software is preferred.

Physical Requirements

Operates standard office equipment (Frequently) Sitting (can stand at will) (Frequently) Standing (Occasionally) Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key (Frequently)

Licensing or Certificates

An advanced degree in taxation and/or a CPA designation is preferred but not required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

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