Tax Analyst

Hartford, Connecticut

Company Information
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job Summary
Under close supervision, the Analyst, Tax performs entry level professional tax functions within Corporate Tax. Prepares and compiles basic tax provisions and filings. This position does not manage others.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for the preparation, compilation and processing of basic 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 the analysis of tax provisions, business changes and corporate restructuring. This includes making recommendations and performing basic 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. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
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.

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge
A Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance preferred.

Physical Requirements
Operates standard office equipment (Frequently) Sitting (can stand at will) (Frequently) Standing (Occasionally) Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key (Frequently)

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
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About Travelers

The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading property casualty insurer selling primarily through independent agents and brokers. The company's diverse business lines offer its global customers a wide range of coverage in the auto, home and business settings. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Travelers has more than 30,000 employees and generated revenues of approximately $25 billion in 2010.