Junior Accountant

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Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Jersey City, NJ, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

 

 

When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.

 

 

The Associate – Investment Accounting & Reporting performs a variety of duties including accounting and reporting of the Investments with NY Life’s investment portfolios on a Statutory basis, financial performance reporting, month end reconciliation work, and understanding and implementing investment accounting policy. In this capacity, the role ensures that all relevant reporting is accurate and compliant with internal and external accounting policies and standards/regulations. The role also provides financial analysis that explains and supports the reported results.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Provide accounting and reporting of NY Life’s Investment portfolio (fixed income and equities) for the general and separate account. Ensure all results are properly recorded and reported on a timely basis including Senior Management reporting, Board of Directors reporting, Investment Committee reporting, Statutory Blue Books, and Statutory Notes/Disclosures.
  2. Reviews financial reporting for internal (Controller, CFO, Businesses and Board of Directors) and external (Regulatory) clients. Interacts with Internal Audit and PWC to ensure compliance to investment accounting policies and financial reporting.
  3. Reviews valuation materials and assists in the monitoring and control of valuation procedures. Review monthly triangular reconciliations and asset roll-forward reports. These reports ensure that the data is accurate between the ledger and core systems.
  4. Coordinate and liaise with shared services all the aspects related to general ledger accounting for the applicable portfolio and ensure that all investment reconciliations are reviewed on a timely basis. Review journal entries and general ledger to sub-ledger reconciliations.
  5. Ensure SOX compliance including developing, documenting, testing, and reviewing controls and procedures.
  6. Implement and maintain Investment Accounting Policy in accordance with Statutory standards/regulations. Involved in decisions and communication regarding new accounting pronouncements and implementation impact on both General Ledger and Investment Accounting Systems. Opportunity to interact with senior management and work on special projects.

 

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred
  2. CPA (P) or MBA (P) SAP knowledge (P)
  3. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with strong working knowledge of Excel
  4. Strong verbal and written communication skills

 

 

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 the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. 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.com.

Job Requisition ID: 87347

 

 

 


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