Founded in 1985, SelectQuote provides solutions that help consumers protect their most valuable assets: their families, health and property. The company pioneered the model of providing unbiased comparisons from multiple, highly rated insurance companies allowing consumers to choose the policy and terms that best meet their unique needs. Two foundational pillars underpin SelectQuote’s success: a strong force of highly trained and skilled agents, who provide consultative needs analysis for every consumer, and proprietary technology that sources and routes high-quality leads. The company has three core business lines: SelectQuote Senior, SelectQuote Life and SelectQuote Auto and Home. SelectQuote Senior, the largest and fastest-growing business, serves the needs of a demographic that sees 10,000 people turn 65 each day with a range of Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plans.

Job Summary:

The Tax Manager is primarily responsible for managing and maintaining SelectQuote’s compliance with all applicable federal and state taxes, preparation of all federal and state tax returns, preparation of quarterly and annual tax provision and corresponding work papers, assistance with SOX and audit requests, consultation on tax planning matters, compliance and reporting for state tax incentives, all tax considerations involving equity compensation, mergers and acquisitions, and other general tax compliance, in addition to various tax-related projects as they arise.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure accurate, timely filing of consolidated federal, state and local income tax returns and other business related filings
  • Prepare quarterly and annual tax provisions
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory tax law developments, communicate the effects of these developments to management and create strategies to capitalize on changes to taxation legislation
  • Preparing and filing various state tax credit incentive programs and maintaining compliance with the programs
  • Other ad hoc projects as necessary
  • Develop and implement strategic tax planning for all necessary federal and state taxes
  • Develop and maintain effective control procedures over all aspects of the tax process
  • Ensure appropriate tax accounting and reporting for equity-based compensation
  • Preparing and filing Secretary of State annual business filings

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of tax code, compliance and procedures for corporations
  • Familiarity with U.S. federal, state and local reporting requirements
  • Ability to work well independently as well as the ability to work well with stakeholders and communicate the benefits of tax initiatives
  • Detail oriented, accurate, organized and capable of prioritizing workload of multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, growing environment that necessitates continuous process developments and improvements
  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, and project management skills, with the ability to present ideas at both the “big picture” and detail level

Training and Experience:

  • 7-10 years of relevant work experience in the areas of tax, accounting, and compliance required. Big 4 public accounting managerial experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or related field, required. Master’s degree preferred. CPA preferred.

Benefits:

It’s an exciting time to join SelectQuote. We became a publicly traded company in 2020 with the first 100% virtual IPO (non-biotech) in American history. We have also been recognized nationally on the 2021 Top Workplaces USA list and by the Kansas City Business Journal as a 2020 Best Places to Work honoree.


Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, voluntary short-term disability, company-paid long term disability, company-paid life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D), 401(k) + company match and 100% vesting after 4 years, discretionary profit sharing, employee stock purchase program (espp), paid time off, floating holidays, paid maternity leave, paid parental bonding leave, tuition reimbursement, jury duty pay, work from home stipend, and other paid leaves vary based on work location.