Date: Jan 16, 2021

Location: Jersey City, NJ, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. 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 service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. 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


This Associate position will be a multi-functional tax position (state, withheld taxes and federal), but will be responsible primarily for work assignments related to state/local, withholding, insurance and income taxes. Responsibilities will include:


  • Prepare and file estimated and annual state premium and income tax returns, payments and any necessary/corresponding  workpapers
  • Assemble and file other various state tax compliance; Sales and use, personal property taxes, assessments and license filings
  • Prepare and file quarterly/annual federal/state/local withheld tax and unemployment returns
  • Provide timely responses on external and internal correspondence
  • Perform monthly accounting accruals and reconciliation of general ledger accounts
  • Keep abreast of current developments in the state tax area
  • Proactively interface with business areas throughout the company to identify process improvements
  • Participate in any other tax related projects determined by management
  • Assist with state tax audits
    Required skills:
  • 1-3 years of experience in accounting or taxes
  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance
  • Understanding of state tax compliance, payroll taxes and the life insurance and asset management businesses would be a plus.
  • Ability to work as part of a team is essential, should be able to work collaboratively with co-workers
  • Display an attitude of continuous learning and personal development.
  • Has experience applying problem solving skills to situations and can present resolution options to supervisor
  • Works independently but knows when to reach out to manager for assistance.
  • Strong time management, multitasking and prioritization of responsibilities skills
  • Should be assertive and articulate in oral and written communications when interfacing with external contacts and internal business areas.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills required (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).  Knowledge of Tritech Premium Tax Software, Corp Tax, Thomson Reuter Tax Determination and/or other databases or tax technologies tools is a plus



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Job Requisition ID: 82963 

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