Accounting and Finance Rotational Leadership Program - Full Time


Date: Jan 18, 2023

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Hybrid 



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.



At New York Life, finance impacts everything from product design, pricing, and strategic planning, to, ultimately, our financial results. If you are a problem-solver, creative-thinker, and builder of ideas consider this wonderful opportunity with New York Life Insurance Company. As an Associate you can look forward to an experience that contains extensive technical, business and professional development training from experienced staff.


The Accounting and Finance Rotational Leadership Program offers an exciting opportunity for individuals who are looking to gain the experience, skills, support, and exposure that they need to help launch their careers. Our program combines challenging work experience and the opportunity to work closely with finance professionals.  You’ll receive continuous training and development through classes and monthly presentations, exposure to senior management, and a mentor to help network and build relationships throughout the Company. 


Accounting and Finance Rotational Leadership Program – General Information

Our full-time program offers rotations within our Finance and Accounting areas at our New York City and Jersey City offices.  Rotations are designed to give each associate a broad corporate, insurance and investments background through exposure to various aspects of financial work. Specific functions and future rotations could include: 

  • Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Budget and Expense Analytics
  • Wealth Management Finance
  • Statutory Accounting
  • Investment Accounting
  • Treasury
  • Data Analytics
  • Separate Accounts
  • Capital Management
  • Projections


Rotational Program Requirements:

We seek candidates who exhibit the following characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance and Economics related areas
  • 1 - 3 years experience is preferred
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Strong written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work in a face paced environment
  • Insurance or Financial Service Industry is a plus
  • Statutory Accounting Knowledge is a plus
  • Analytically minded
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint
  • Be a self-starter and eager to learn









Salary range: $47,500-$72,500 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



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: 85139




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