Financial Control Associate Accountant


Date: Sep 20, 2021

Location: Bethlehem, PA, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values development, career growth, collaboration, innovation, and diversity & inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally.




Role Summary:

New York Life’s mission is helping people set and achieve their financial goals, helping our clients build, protect and preserve their assets, and helping our associates secure their financial future.  This role is critical to the successful achievement of the mission. The associate accountant will assist Group Benefit Solution (GBS) with its monthly and yearly close processes and with US statutory reporting for multiple legal entities.



  • Prepare journal entries in support of monthly close
  • Reconcile balance sheet working accounts, investigate fall-out, and seek resolution of variances
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reporting related to GUL/GVUL business
  • Maintain daily balancing of the GBS Retained Asset Service Accounts
  • Initiate payments to settle intercompany balances and pay third parties
  • Maintain documentation of internal control processes in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley.
  • Participate in special projects as needed
  • Support recurring internal and external audits



  • BS in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Two or more years of Accounting/Finance experience: public accounting or insurance related experience is a plus, but not required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work in a multi-task environment with tight deadlines
  • Ability to work indepdently and as a team player
  • Motivated, proactive self-starter
  • Proficient in Microsoft Officer software



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by our Foundation. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.comSF:LI-MC1

Job Requisition ID: 84695




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