Senior Compensation Associate


Date: Jun 13, 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.


We are seeking a Senior Compensation Associate to join our strategic HR team in our New York office.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day support for Corporate functions on compensation analyses, job evaluations, external offers, promotions and adjustments, interfacing directly with the HR Business Partner and Talent Acquisition teams.
  • Serve as primary project manager for year-end compensation planning process, working in close liaison with HR Operations and coordinating all tasks related to testing, implementation and data management of planning module annually.
  • Serve as main contact for the HR Operations team in researching HR data issues and identifying requirements for ongoing HRIS needs and process improvements.
  • Support annual survey submissions and market competitive analysis.
  • Participate in ad-hoc reporting and analysis and special projects for non-executive compensation areas.
  • Support the compensation design, communication and implementation processes.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports, analysis and exhibits for senior management, Board and Compensation Committee.
  • Other activities as required.


Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Must be a self-starter, detail-focused, results-oriented, team player, and have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to articulate and convey complex information to the compensation team and HR Business Partner clients.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Work experience in a corporate environment and 5+ years of compensation administration experience is preferred.
  • Project Management experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of corporate compensation principles including market data, job evaluations, salary ranges, incentive programs. 
  • Intermediate to expert knowledge of Microsoft Office products, particularly MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint.


This is an exempt role (not eligible for overtime pay).


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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: 86818




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