Senior Associate, Corporate Accountant


Date: Jan 8, 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.



New York Life Insurance Company (“New York Life”) is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States. Founded in 1845, New York Life is headquartered in New York City, and is one of the most financially strong and highly capitalized insurers in the business. At year end 2021 New York Life had a total surplus of $30.7 billion and holds the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major ratings agencies.


Financial strength, integrity, and humanity – the values upon which New York Life was founded – have guided the company’s decisions and actions for more than 175 years.


Position Description:


This position, on New York Life’s International Asset Management Controllership team, working under the direction and supervision of the International Accounting Manager, will play an integral role in ensuring the overall governance and integrity of the international business's financial data. They will be expected to take the lead over many of the following core responsibilities:


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Maintain the fiscal integrity of each international business through the enhancement and management of accounting processes and controls.
  • Implement solution for the reconciliation of local to US GAAP accounting balances and streamline the financial reporting and audit processes.
  • Partner with Corporate Tax Team to ensure compliance with tax reporting requirements, including the completion of the international cost-plus calculation templates and preparation of locally compliant intercompany invoices.
  • Ensure that appropriate US GAAP adjustments are properly recorded, and consolidations are accurately completed.
  • Perform analytical procedures over financial results including year over year, quarter over quarter, and US GAAP versus foreign local GAAP comparisons.
  • Perform accounting & treasury functions where needed, including receiving, processing, and paying invoices related to NYLIM's international operations.
  • Communicate with local international senior management and local international accounting teams regarding any new or unusual transactions.
  • Assist in the finance integration of newly acquire entities.


Employment Standards:


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 3-5 years of professional accounting experience.
  • Experience in financial service industry. CPA is a plus.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, procedures and standards.
  • Experience with international accounting and reporting a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret, synthesize, and present financial information.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and SAP general ledger. Experience with Data modeling applications a plus.
  • Ability to plan, initiate and complete work assignments independently and with minimum direction.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with others and to build trust and positive working relationships.



Salary range: $72,500-$107,500 

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: 88145




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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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