Corporate Vice President, Financial Controls Unit (FCU) - Business Process Lead


Date: Jul 16, 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.




Responsibilities include:


  • Support the on-going development and maintenance of the NYL MAR/SOX Program governance, policies, standards and procedures.
  • Aid the FCU Business Process Manager to monitor and assess impact of regulatory changes impacting MAR/SOX.
  • Support the FCU Business Process Manager to execute the day-to-day activities of the MAR/SOX program, which includes onshore and offshore resources.
  • Assist with the maintenance and creation of the co-source partner resources plan. 
  • Responsible for the execution of the testing program for all business controls that impact financial reporting.
  • Support the FCU Business Process Manager with materiality and scoping of all business controls that impact financial reporting.
  • Work with business process and control owners to develop remediation strategies to address deficiencies in internal control over financial reporting.
  • Collaborate with business units to assess consistency of the application of MAR/SOX Program requirements.
  • Manage, develop and contribute to the tools that support the MAR/SOX Program (SharePoint, Wdesk, GRC, etc.).
  • Manage the development and compilation of executive level presentations on the state of internal control over financial reporting for the MAR/SOX Program.
  • Manage the development, maintenance and delivery of MAR/SOX Program training curriculum.
  • Coordinate with internal/external risk and control functions (e.g., Risk Management, IT Risk and Security, Corporate Audit, external auditor) to improve integration of governance, risk and compliance functions.
  • Act as liaison with Corporate Audit, external auditor and state regulators for internal control over financial reporting issues.
  • Proactively collaborate with the first, second and third lines of defense to drive awareness, accountability and additional oversight in the implementation and ongoing effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting.
  • Pro-actively participate in various risks and controls committees and/or working groups of NYL as assigned.




  • Bachelor's Degree with emphasis or concentration in Accounting, Finance
  • Minimum of seven to ten years of experience in roles with major responsibilities for oversight of and/or testing internal control over financial reporting is required
  • Strong knowledge of Service Organization Control reports (e.g., SOC1s) is required
  • Strong knowledge of Insurance and Asset Management businesses is preferred
  • Big four experience is strongly preferred
  • CPA or CIA is required
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to manage and supervise staff/consultants in a highly productive environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Must be able to effectively communicate with various levels of management, internal customers and auditors
  • Strong management/supervisory, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Team oriented. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and shift priorities as necessary
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, Visio and Power Point is required
  • Proficient in SharePoint


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Job Requisition ID: 83189




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Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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