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Are you looking to join a reputable company that is looking for a Tax Manager? This individual is responsible for corporate income taxes including quarterly and year-end tax provisions, tax returns, and related work papers. If you are interested in this position, apply today!


  • Ensure accurate, timely filing of company’s tax returns in coordination with external advisors
  • Partner with Accounting, IT, Investments, and other departments on the implementation of the company’s new general ledger and investment accounting system
  • Assist in the development, feasibility modeling, and implementation of the company global tax strategy 
  • Minimize tax liability through an informed application of tax laws and regulations permitting alternate treatment of taxable items
  • Advise leadership on strategies for minimizing the organization’s tax liabilities
  • Prepare tax planning reports and estimate the organization’s tax obligations


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or other related fields 
  • 7+ years of related experience in the life insurance industry; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Extensive experience working with an understanding of the tax code
  • Prior statutory accounting experience preferred
  • Technical and operational knowledge of applicable federal and state tax laws for the life insurance industry
  • Ability to work cooperatively and successfully with employees, customers, and external advisors
  • Experience with tax operations and ability to drive process improvement 

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Palmer Group at (515) 225-7000 or email 

Ref: JOB-33726

Palmer Group

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Urbandale, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$110000 - $125000