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Job Title: Tax Accountant I

Job Summary

This is an entry-level position to assist in the preparation of federal, state and miscellaneous tax compliance filings along with supporting the preparation of federal and state tax provisions. Under manager supervision, would include assisting in the preparation of specific tax adjustments in the areas of life insurance tax, investment tax, non-life companies, REITs, premium taxes, etc.

Individual Accountabilities:

* Assist in the preparation of Quarterly and annual tax provision calculations. Develop support schedules and documentation where required.
* Learn tax provision software.
* Assist in the preparation of federal, state, and other tax filings. Develop support schedules and documentation where required
* Learn applicable tax software and documentation requirements.
* Learn general ledger and tax processing (check requests, etc.) requirements for the applicable entities assigned
* Develop general Corporate tax knowledge.
* Develop general understanding of accounting controls

Job Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
* Ability to understand financial statements and related reports and spreadsheets
* Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, use of macros, and Word required.
* Ability to learn tax technical concepts
* Ability to communicate well across all mediums and with both internal and external relationships.
* Organizational skills necessary to meet deadlines, prioritize projects, and process several projects simultaneously.
* Strong analytical skills and ability to work well in a changing environment



If you are ready to unleash your potential it's time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2017, we had about 35,000 employees, 73,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 26 million customers. As of September 30, 2018, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$863 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $27.6 billion in payments to our customers.

Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

About Manulife

Manulife Private Account is focused on helping financial consultants build their business. In a recent survey of separately managed accounts sales literature, Manulife Private Account's literature received a number one ranking for helping financial consultants build their separately managed accounts business. Manulife Private Account (MPA) is a multi-style, separately managed account, in which clients' assets are managed by well-respected investment firms, including: AIM Private Asset Management, Deutsche Asset Management, Franklin Templeton , OFI Private Investments, Inc. (Oppenheimer Funds), PIMCO-NFJ Investments, Radnor Capital Management (a division of US Trust), and Salomon Brothers Asset Management Inc. Manulife Private Account delivers personalized wealth solutions by providing style diversification, customization and tax management opportunities, and a unique Overlay Portfolio Management process that limits overconcentration in an investment style and duplication of securities. All of this is delivered in one core account, at a minimum investment of only $100,000.

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