Tax Analyst

Hartford, CT

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.


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

$48,600.00 – $80,300.00


Target Openings

1


What Is the Opportunity?

Under close supervision, the Analyst, Tax performs entry level professional tax functions within Corporate Tax. Processes the mailing of completed returns and submission of payments. This position does not manage others.


What Will You Do?

  • Responsible for mailing tax returns (including municipal quarterly and annual filings).
  • Record mailing activity in the Corporate Tax Calendar and reconcile information to ensure accurate statistical information.
  • Assist with EFT process – tax payments processed electronically.
  • Perform some analysis pertaining to financial transactions (account reconciliations).
  • Assist in analysis of business changes, including making recommendations and performing less complex assignments.
  • Utilize appropriate tools to obtain data necessary to support financial analysis and create financial transactions. Prepare journal entries as required.
  • Assist in obtaining, assembling, evaluating, interpreting, recording and analyzing financial data.
  • Assist in preparation of financial reports.
  • May require periods of extended sitting or standing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • A degree in accounting or finance preferred.
  • 2 years of related experience.
  • Working knowledge of accounting theory and practice.
  • Banking experience or knowledge of banking terminology would be a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe and Excel.
  • Time management skills.
  • Demonstrated intermediate interpersonal skills.


What is a Must Have?

  • 1 year of relevant tax experience required.
  • Basic knowledge of computer application software, particularly spreadsheets required.
  • Intermediate time management skills required.
  • Demonstrated intermediate communication skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.


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.a


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/.

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