TITLE: TAX ACCOUNTANT
LOCATION: MASSMUTUAL – 1295 State Street
COMPANY MASSMUTUAL FINANCIAL GROUP
Chartered in 1851, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (“MassMutual” or the “Company”) is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policyholders. The Company has a long history of financial strength and strong performance, paying dividends to eligible participating policyholders every year since the 1860s. MassMutual is headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts and its major subsidiaries include OppenheimerFunds, Inc., Babson Capital Management LLC, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC, Baring Asset Management Limited and First Mercantile Trust Company.
MassMutual Financial Group (“MMFG”) is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company and its affiliated companies and sales representatives. MMFG is a global, diversified financial services organization providing life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(k) plan services, annuities, investment management, mutual funds and trust services to individual and institutional investors. With whole life insurance as its foundation, the company’s strong and growing network of financial professionals helps clients make good financial decisions for the long-term. MassMutual, or its subsidiaries, also have operations in Asia, Europe and Latin America.
MassMutual has maintained some of the highest financial strength ratings in any industry, and is committed to maintaining a position of preeminent financial strength by achieving consistent, long-term profitable growth. In total, MassMutual worldwide insurance in-force was $532 billion at the end of 2009, and assets under management were $420 billion. Premium and other deposits totaled $27 billion for 2009. MassMutual is ranked 93 on the Fortune 500 list and was also named one of Fortunes “Most Admired” companies.
N o n-Life and International Tax
Conduct complex assignments involving tax accounting projects with limited supervision. Require a broad knowledge of tax accounting practices and procedures. Provide training and guidance to less experienced staff. Prepares and maintains federal, state and local tax records, returns, corporate tax reports and other related materials. Interpret and disseminate tax accounting information to management.
Job Responsibilities & REQUIREMENTS:
- Seasoned individual capable of handling broad scope projects that have short to medium-term focus
- Works with guidance on more complex projects
- Capable of applying knowledge to handle all but the most complex problems independently
- Anticipates change and directs or redirects efforts
- Looks for and finds ways to improve operations
- Individual typically has at least 5-7 yrs of related experience
§ Focus on the Customer . Know your customers well; add value with a sense of urgency.
§ Act with Integrity : Be trustworthy, adhere to high ethical standards, adhere to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies
§ Value People . Lead people to success; appreciate diverse backgrounds, ideas and experiences.
§ Work Collaboratively . Partner with others to achieve results that leverage the right resources
§ Achieve Results . Focus on winning; consistently exceeds expectations, beat the competition.
We pay competitive base salaries and we reward performance. Our salary structure is commensurate with experience. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program including medical insurance and 401(K).
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In addition, if you would like to learn more about MassMutual, please visit www.massmutual.com .
MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer M/F/D/V. We welcome all persons to apply.
If you feel you need an accommodation to apply for one of our open positions, please contact us at (413) 744-6825.
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