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Position: Director and Actuary, Financial Reporting (Corporate Actuarial)
Institution: Standard Insurance Company
Location: Portland, Oregon, United States
Duties: In this critical role as Director on the Corporate Actuarial team, you’ll have responsibility to lead our financial reporting efforts. You’ll have leadership responsibility for a small team of actuarial students and will manage the preparation of the actuarial portion of financial statements following GAAP, statutory or tax reporting principles. Your team will be responsible for calculating, analyzing and reporting on financial results and identify drivers of financial results and trends. You'll be invovled in communication of financial information to leadership and you'll collaborate across various departments to coordinate your teams efforts
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required. Fellow of the Society of Actuaries {FSA} or equivalent non-US actuarial credential. 6-10 years of post-fellowship experience. 3+ years of financial reporting experience and knowledge of GAAP, satutory and tax reporting principles. Mid to Large company experience with an understanding of how an insurance actuarial community works. Interest and ability to mentor and lead others successfully. Transparent and consistent with high personal impact, leading with respect and managerial courage easily establishing yourself as a trusted business partner. Driven to win: Pro-active and self-motivated, inspiring enthusiasm about the business and engaging others to create a positive culture with high morale and strong performance with a focus on excellence and continuous improvement while driving for results. Effective communication skills that instill confidence with internal and external audiences and ability to translate complex concepts into meaningful actionable information. Demonstrated strong consultative and influencing skills and are resourceful to build effective partnerships/coalitions across all areas of the organization with colleagues at all levels, including executive leadership. Low-ego, team-oriented, collaborative approach while at the same time being able to influence favorable outcomes. Make informed decisions through strong analytical, conceptual and critical thinking skills with a solutions-oriented mindset; and willingness and ability to handle opposing perspectives and gain consensus. Able to work effectively through complex problems with the ability to assess gaps and opportunities to inform strategy and to prioritize initiatives and action plans. Excellent project management and organizational skills with strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize and drive results
   
Text: Director and Actuary, Financial Reporting (Corporate Actuarial) Location US-OR-Portland Posted Date 1 week ago (10/31/2018 12:34 AM) # Positions 1 Status Full-Time Req # 17606 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. With headquarters located in downtown Portland, The Standard employees enjoy beautiful surroundings and great amenities. Relocation Assistance is provided for an out of area candidate. The Standard Culture The Standard values a diverse and engaged workforce. You’ll find the environment provides complex intellectual challenges as well as excitement as you share in the success of the company’s forward moving plans. The Standard fosters innovation, builds collaboration, and pursues excellence. You’ll experience an open and welcoming environment with authentic people who are thoughtful and intentional with high integrity. You’ll find a very collaborative approach when it comes to planning and decision making. You’ll have the independence to achieve results within the framework of the values and culture of the organization. In a culture that places high value on continuous improvement and possibilities, your ideas and insights regarding creative and innovative approaches are expected and encouraged. Portland Oregon - Something For Everyone: Good Food Awards . Recognizing Portland and Oregon-based companies in 2016, 2017, and 2018. Beer. 70 breweries Wine. 250 wineries within 60 miles of downtown Portland and over 700 in the state. Parks. 37,000 acres of parks in the Portland metro area. Cycling. A bike-friendly city. Enjoy the great outdoors. Hiking, camping, boating, skiing, and the Oregon Coast. Lots of beautiful places to explore. Professional Sports. Basketball, Soccer and Hockey teams. Arts and Entertainment. Symphony, Ballet, Theater, Museums. Responsibilities In this critical role as Director on the Corporate Actuarial team, you’ll have responsibility to lead our financial reporting efforts. You’ll have leadership responsibility for a small team of actuarial students and will manage the preparation of the actuarial portion of financial statements following GAAP, statutory or tax reporting principles. Your team will be responsible for calculating, analyzing and reporting on financial results and identify drivers of financial results and trends. You'll be invovled in communication of financial information to leadership and you'll collaborate across various departments to coordinate your teams efforts. Qualifications Required: Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree a plus Fellow of the Society of Actuaries {FSA} or equivalent non-US actuarial credential 6-10 years of post-fellowship experience 3 years of financial reporting experience and knowledge of GAAP, satutory and tax reporting principles. Mid to Large company experience with an understanding of how an insurance actuarial community works Interest and ability to mentor and lead others successfully Desired: Previous experience in one of our product line areas such as: group benefits, group life, individual annuities or retirement plans (DC) experience Experience of working in an International company, and exposure to non-US accounting practices Experience and interest in leading and developing others Competencies You Possess: Transparent and consistent with high personal impact, leading with respect and managerial courage easily establishing yourself as a trusted business partner. Driven to win: Pro-active and self-motivated, inspiring enthusiasm about the business and engaging others to create a positive culture with high morale and strong performance with a focus on excellence and continuous improvement while driving for results. Effective communication skills that instill confidence with internal and external audiences and ability to translate complex concepts into meaningful actionable information. Demonstrated strong consultative and influencing skills and are resourceful to build effective partnerships/coalitions across all areas of the organization with colleagues at all levels, including executive leadership. Low-ego, team-oriented, collaborative approach while at the same time being able to influence favorable outcomes. Make informed decisions through strong analytical, conceptual and critical thinking skills with a solutions-oriented mindset; and willingness and ability to handle opposing perspectives and gain consensus. Able to work effectively through complex problems with the ability to assess gaps and opportunities to inform strategy and to prioritize initiatives and action plans. Excellent project management and organizational skills with strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize and drive results. 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. For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click here . 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. Options
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