SENIOR ASSOCIATE, Financial Reporting - Business Unit Accounting & Controls


Date: Jun 14, 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 role will report directly to the SMA (Surplus Management Account) and Benefit Plans Lead of the Business Unit Accounting & Controls division within New York Life’s Corporate Controllers Department.



  • Preparation of the quarterly MD&A on the Statutory financial statements of New York Life incorporated into the offering memorandum for a global medium term note program
  • Preparation of the annual MD&A on the Statutory financial statements of New York Life and its four insurance subsidiaries filed with insurance regulatory authorities
  • Preparation of materials presented at meetings of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of New York Life and its four insurance subsidiaries
  • Preparation of certain SMA financial reporting schedules related to earnings and surplus, including forward looking projections
  • Assist with the preparation of New York Life’s Employee Benefit Plans’ financial statements
  • Identify and help with the implementation of opportunities to continuously improve New York Life’s financial reporting process
  • Perform ad-hoc projects for team with wide range of FP&A and Controllership responsibilities


Qualifications of a Successful Candidate

  • Strong working knowledge of and the ability to interpret Statutory Accounting Principles
  • Strong understanding of general ledger systems (SAP a plus) and other accounting and financial reporting software
  • Strong financial statement analysis skills and ability to provide variance explanations
  • Ability to work independently and strong critical thinking skills
  • Ability to collaborate with others to build consensus
  • Strong personal, communication, writing and organizational skills to be able to work closely with others across the organization
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Wdesk (Workiva)
  • Minimum of 4-6 years of relevant accounting and financial reporting experience 
  • Bachelor's Degree; major or emphasis in Accounting preferred


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

Job Requisition ID: 86810




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