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Travelers Tax Specialist in Hartford, Connecticut

Company Summary

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That’s the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Job Category

Finance and Accounting

Target Openings

1

Job Description Summary

Under moderate supervision, the Tax Specialist 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.

  • Assist on special projects and in the maintenance of various tax systems.

  • Contribute to analysis of tax provisions, business changes and corporate restructuring. This includes making recommendations and performing moderately 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 on tax audits.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum of three years of relevant corporate tax experience is required or a minimum of two years of public accounting tax experience is required.

  • Basic knowledge of tax concepts required.

  • Basic 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 required.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • A Bachelors' degree in accounting or finance preferred.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email (4-ESU@travelers.com) so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

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