Department Overview The Accounting and Finance Division supports the company's financial performance by developing innovative ways to save time and money, as well as providing timely and accurate financial reports for strategic business decisions.
Primary Responsibilities This position is responsible for contributing to overall corporate satisfaction by providing internal and external customers with timely, responsive, value-added services and work products. The tax department delivers a full range of tax services and is accountable for the reporting, monitoring and planning of federal, state and local corporate tax for BCBS and its subsidiaries. The tax department also participates in M&A activity with other business areas of BCBS with a focus on tax structure and limiting tax exposures. The department also works with others throughout BCBS to provide planning, expertise and consulting on various tax initiatives. This position oversees those responsibilities.
The position also develops the tax department team by delegating tasks, reviewing work and providing performance feedback and training. Lastly, this position participates in meetings and communicates with various departments throughout BCBS and external consultants/agencies.
Summary of Qualifications •Bachelor degree in Accounting •Minimum five years of auditing, tax or legal experience •Working knowledge of federal, state and local tax laws •Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Statutory Accounting Principles, government regulations, employee benefit regulations and insurance industry and business practices •Experience in a position requiring project leadership •Experience in a position interpreting and communicating information orally and written •Experience in a position analyzing information to solve problems •Excellent organizational skills •CPA strongly preferred •Experience in the insurance industry and/or corporate tax is preferred •Management experience with an exposure to tax preferred
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Internal Number: 9117
About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is the largest provider of healthcare benefits in Alabama, providing coverage to more than 3 million people in Alabama and other areas of the country. We employ over 3,000 people at our corporate headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama, as well as service centers and satellite offices throughout Alabama. In business since 1936, Blue Cross is a solid, stable company that is positioned for growth in the 21st century. Our customers are individuals representing over 28,000 companies, including many of the states and country's largest corporations, as well as small businesses with as few as two employees. Today's dynamic healthcare market requires that we identify and utilize the best available talent to provide outstanding value and service for our customers.At Blue Cross, our strategy is simple: serve customers through value-driven quality products and services. We are in the people business, and our corporate values reflect this. That's why we're called "The Caring Company." We've been cited for excellence in performance, financial strength, innovation and human resources. Yet, we do not rest on past achievements or laurels. Each day brings an opport...unity to create something better. This same standard of excellence and concern for others extends to our associates.