Associate, Accounting and Regulatory Reporting

Date: May 4, 2019

Location: New York, NY, 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 www.NewYorkLife.com.

 

This position will process, track, and analyze daily treasury and commission activities for two New York Life subsidiaries that are SEC and FINRA regulated.   It will also assist with preparation of month end journal entries and workpapers and support other team members with special projects as needed.

•  Update daily cash tracking worksheets, ensuring activity is properly reconciled, documented and coded to the correct general ledger accounts.
• Responsible for all incoming checks or ACH credits from clients - input to appropriate system, track status, deposit to bank.  Follow up with outside parties or other department personnel on any associated discrepancies or questions.
• Daily update and tracking of all commissions received - this includes gaining an understanding of underlying products and third parties and being able to identify variances or transactions that require additional research.  

 • Work with Commissions team to clear variances, answer questions and provide appropriate tracking data to assist in the processing and payment of commissions to New York Life agents.

• Prepare check and wire requests for review and approval by senior management.

• Assist team members with preparation of month end schedules to support journal entries and workpapers including preparation of system input of certain journal entries.   

• Assist senior team members on ad hoc projects. 

 

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Some similar work history required (summer or college internships acceptable). Ideal candidate is recent  college graduate or has 1-2 years post-graduate full time experience.

Intermediate Excel and basic Word proficiencies.

Good oral and written communications – the candidate must be comfortable asking questions and communicating with various levels of management as well as actively participating in team meetings.
Strong attention to details.
Able to meet deadlines – this job has definitive intraday and other time sensitive deliverables.
Comfortable working independently in some circumstances.
Strong problem solving skills including using judgment to follow up on or elevate unusual transactions or trends to senior team members.  

 

 

                   

                                                                                     

EOE M/F/D/V

 

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