Investments, Sr. Accountant


Date: Jul 13, 2021

Location: Jersey City, NJ, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


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Position Overview


Senior Associate – Derivative Accounting & Reporting performs a variety of duties including accounting and reporting of the Derivatives for NYL and NYLIAC General & Separate Accounts on a GAAP basis, Statutory basis and management basis as well as NYLE on a GAAP basis. Familiarity with derivatives will be beneficial in the preparation and review of certain entries as well as the analytics that is performed in the area. 



  •  Provide monthly accounting and reporting of the derivative portfolio for the general account separate account and NYLE in accordance with SSAP 86, ASC 815 and the Investment Accounting Policy. 
  • Prepare and review investment committee schedules on a quarterly basis within tight deadlines. 
  • Quarterly reporting deliverables including regulatory schedules, derivative program analysis, board reporting, and Controllers book.
  • Work with our co-sourcing partner to ensure the Schedule DB’s are accurately reported and review reconciliations provided by the co-sourcing partner.
  • Ensure SOX compliance including developing, documenting, testing, and reviewing controls and procedures.
  •  Assist derivative team with various projects geared towards improving the efficiency of our derivatives accounting system. 
  • Provide variance analysis and other analytics for various business areas regarding the accounting for the various derivative programs.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred 
  • CPA a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with strong working knowledge of Excel
  • Knowledge of Derivatives preferably accounting for derivatives


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Job Requisition ID: 83757




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