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Job Location: Topeka, KS

Job #: 5415
Title: Tax Director
Job Location: Topeka, Kansas - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: 25% yearly target bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
1 time relocation bonus paid out - judged situational
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


A rare and unique opportunity to work for a dynamic, industry leading company which has been a staple in the community for over 100 years.

The facility is state of the art and considered earth friendly PLUS an onsite cafeteria and childcare facility this company truly promotes an employee first environment!

The Tax Director manages, develops, and implements all company tax strategies, working hand-in-hand with the Chief Accounting Officer to ensure global compliance.

The right candidate will have 15 or more years in Tax accounting and management experience in an insurance industry or like industry.

Keywords: Tax, Accounting, Director, Insurance, MBA, MST, Limited Liability Company, One Source


The Head of Corporate Income Tax will lead the Corporate Income Tax group for Security Benefit and will be an integral part of the Corporate Finance Department.

This position will manage the Corporate Income Tax Department and will develop and implement the Companys long term tax planning strategies.

This position will review and manage the volume of tax compliance and financial reporting matters resulting from the sustained increase in business activity.

This position will advise the Companys management on the tax consequences of transactions, and will ensure appropriate technologies are used to streamline and make the tax process efficient.

Maintain a focus on tax planning strategies across the business

Design and maintain user friendly tax analysis for a variety of constituents

Supervise preparation of all federal and state tax returns and ensure compliance

Review, analyze, and recommend new technologies required to improve tax compliance processes

Supervise preparation of, and review tax provision calculation

Supervise preparation of, and review premium tax returns

Remain current on tax planning and compliance issues

Ensure preparation and maintenance of documentation for tax department compliance-related processes and periodically test adherence to the policies

Review quarterly tax distribution calculations

Manage our co-sourcing arrangement with the external provider

Collaborate with external auditors on tax matters

Follow Finances Guiding Principles:

  1. Work collaboratively as a team
  2. Maintain a culture of compliance and ethical behaviour
  3. Meet committed deadlines
  4. Advance issue identification and resolution
  5. No surprises through early communication
  6. Be an effective business partner

Beyond experience, the right personal style and leadership competencies are critical to success as the Head of Corporate Income Tax at Security Benefit. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following leadership competencies and personal characteristics:

Undergraduate degree in Accounting with CPA

MBA, MAcc or MST preferred

15 plus years of tax experience, including familiarity with corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships

Extensive knowledge of the insurance industry

Strong compliance background, with experience in research and planning

Superior quantitative ability

Proficiency with Microsoft Office software suite, especially Excel

Knowledge of One Source tax software preferred

Knowledge of PeopleSoft and Hyperion preferred

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

High attention to detail and strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

Professional presence, with the ability to quickly establish

credibility and gain the confidence and respect of senior

Highest degree of integrity and ethics.

University - Master`s Degree

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