Corpate Tax Accountant


Date: Mar 15, 2021

Location: Jersey City, NJ, 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.




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


  • Prepare and file estimated and annual state income, premium and retaliatory compliance returns, payments, e-filing and any necessary workpapers
  • Assemble and file other various state tax compliance: Sales and use, 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



  • 1-3 years of experience in accounting or taxes
  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 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, Tableau, Data Wrangling, Thomson Reuter Tax Determination and/or other databases or tax technologies tools is a plus



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

Job Requisition ID: 83370




Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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