Senior Associate-Accounting Operations and Reporting


Date: Dec 31, 2020

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


Corporate Controllers Accounting Operations and Reporting - Senior Associate


The candidate will report directly to the head of the Financial Reporting team within the Accounting Operations & Reporting division of New York Life’s Corporate Controllers Department.


Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate, compile and assist with the review of the annual audited GAAP and statutory financial statements for NYL, NYLIAC and NYLAZ
  • Coordinate and assist with the review of the annual proforma GAAP and statutory proforma financial statements
  • Update and complete the GAAP and statutory disclosure checklists for each company
  • Create and coordinate the GAAP and statutory disclosure checklists
  • Coordinate and compile the financial information for New York Life’s Annual Report, Report to Policy Owners and earnings release
  • Create the financial statement variance analysis for each audited financial statement
  • Develop and maintain Corporate Controllers Reporting Library in Office 365 SharePoint
  • Review and coordinate submissions and certifications for Accounting Changes, Summary of Unadjusted Differences, Loans, Commitments and Guarantees        
  • Proactively identify opportunities to continuously improve processes

Qualifications of a Successful Candidate

  • Bachelor's Degree with emphasis or concentration in Accounting
  • Strong financial statement analysis skills
  • Working knowledge of Statutory Accounting Principles (SSAP) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and disclosure requirements
  • Ability to build and lead cross-functional/departmental teams 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong understanding of General Ledger systems (SAP a plus) and other accounting software
  • Continuous Improvement mindset
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and SharePoint 356
  • 7 plus years relative accounting experience 
  • CPA or MBA preferred



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