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Tax Specialist

Company: Travelers
Location: Lawton
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

**WHO ARE WE?**

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

**COMPENSATION OVERVIEW**

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

**SALARY RANGE**

$59,400.00 - $97,900.00

**WHAT IS THE OPPORTUNITY?**

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.

Travelers offers a hybrid work location model that is designed to support flexibility.

**WHAT WILL YOU DO?**

- 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.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

**WHAT WILL OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE HAVE?**

- A Bachelors' degree in accounting or finance.

- Basic knowledge of tax concepts.
- Basic knowledge of computer application software, particularly spreadsheets.
- Intermediate time management skills.
- Basic project management skills.
- Demonstrated intermediate communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

**WHAT IS A MUST HAVE?**

- A minimum of three years of relevant corporate tax experience or a minimum of two years of public accounting tax experience.

**WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU?**

- HEALTH INSURANCE: Employees and their eligible family members - including spouses, domestic partners, and children - are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.

- RETIREMENT: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
- PAID TIME OFF: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
- WELLNESS PROGRAM: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you're eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.
- VOLUNTEER ENCOURAGEMENT: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

**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 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.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/ .

Keywords: Travelers, Lawton , Tax Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Lawton, Oklahoma

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