Senior Associate, Strategy and Business Development, Retail Annuities


Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co



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.


Position Overview

The individual in this role will be a key member of the Retail Annuities Strategy team, which works closely with senior management to define and articulate business strategy, explore and drive growth and efficiency opportunities for the business, and support oversight and execution of strategic initiatives. This role is primarily focused on (1) supporting strategic business initiatives, (2) developing competitive and industry insights, and (3) developing business analyses incl. management reporting.



Role Description


Strategic Initiatives

  • Research and analyze internal and external business drivers to uncover insights and identify new areas of opportunity for the business
  • Own and lead projects with responsibility to define the problem statement and project scope, conduct issues & gap assessment, design solution options incl. pros & cons, develop cost-benefit analysis, and develop actionable recommendations
  • Support execution of cross-functional business initiatives and coordinate stakeholder interactions


Competitive Insights, Business Analyses, and Management Reporting

  • Research and monitor competitors and annuity & retirement industry trends; and synthesize insights and implications for leadership consumption
  • Structure and develop quantitative and qualitative/conceptual analyses to address business questions
  • Analyze financial and operational data and prepare reports, as necessary
  • Own and coordinate leadership performance reporting & review cadences



Desired Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of professional work experience
  • Desired backgrounds include management consulting, corporate strategy, corporate finance
  • Analytical skills including experience structuring and building complex quantitative analyses
  • Communication (written and oral) and project/process management skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in using SQL to build queries and extract data from enterprise databases
  • Proficient in using tools such as Microsoft Access, Tableau, and Power BI
  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA is a plus
  • Experience in the financial services industry is a plus, but not required



About New York Life

  • Established in 1845, 176 Years and Counting
  • Largest Mutual Life Insurer in the U.S.
  • Highest Financial Strength Ratings for any U.S. Life Insurer
  • Top 5 Individual Annuity Provider in 2021 (LIMRA 2021)
  • #1 Provider of Income Annuities since 2006
  • #1 Provider of Fixed Deferred Annuities since 2010
  • #1 Provider of Principal-Protected Variable Annuities since 2011


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: 86813




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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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