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Sr. Accounting and Financial Analyst

  • Job
    Mid & Senior Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Portland
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  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.
  • 4-6 years progressively responsible experience in the preparation and interpretation of financial results, or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience.
  • CPA, CMA, or MBA (or actively pursuing) (strongly preferred)
  • Demonstrated abilities to oversee and handle multiple projects, competing priorities and deliverables including project management.


  • Lead and/or review processes to compile and communicate financial results, including regulatory and management reporting. Independently interpret and analyze financial results. Perform internal controls to mitigate risks associated with financial and management reporting. (30%)
  • Maintain accuracy of financial data through properly preparing and/or reviewing journal entries, monthly reconciliations and other month end close activities. Perform internal controls to mitigate risks associated with accounting and business processes. (30%)
  • Proactively develop collaborative relationships across the Company’s various divisions and departments to aid in efficient and proactive problem solving. Drive continuous improvement by identifying opportunities and independently implementing solutions to improve and/or automate processes and controls. Create and present ad hoc financial analysis demonstrating industry knowledge. Take a lead role on project teams. (25%)
  • Lead and perform research, development, and implementation of new and existing accounting guidance related to U.S. GAAP, IFRS, Statutory Accounting Principles, and emerging issues to serve as a subject matter expert. (15%)


Mission & Purpose

The Standard is a leading provider of financial products and services, including group and individual disability insurance, group life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, group dental and vision insurance, group accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurance, paid family leave and absence management services, retirement plans services and individual annuities. The Standard’s purpose is to help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. To accomplish this, we put customers, employees and our communities at the heart of everything we do. Caring about people is a core value at The Standard. In our business, that means focusing on offering products and services to best meet the diverse needs of our customers. In our workplace, that means creating a welcoming environment where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work, reach their full potential and be there for those who rely on us. In our communities, that means donating time, money and expertise to organizations providing community-focused and culturally appropriate services. We’re proud to be recognized as a best place to work for disability inclusion, a top workplace for LGBTQ equality and a supporter of CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion.