Sr. Accountant, Statutory Accounting & Reporting


Posting Date: Sep 11, 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.




  • Responsible for the preparation and review of various NAIC requirements of the quarterly/annual statutory financial statements, including financial statement pages, cashflow and note disclosures for multiple legal entities.
  • Preparation of various aspects of the Company’s annual statutory audited financial statements
  • Responsible for the oversight of the team’s Wdesk environment, including supporting enhancements.
  • Completion of quarterly controller’s book schedules, including analysis and commentary
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with internal controls and MAR/SOX requirements.
  • Perform basic statutory accounting research and analysis, as necessary
  • Collaborate, partner, and build working relationships with our co-sourcing partner and business contacts.
  • Assist with special projects



  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance preferred; Master’s Degree desirable but not required
  • At least 5-7 years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of Statutory Accounting Principles (SSAPs) and statutory financial statements
  • Should have a general understanding of life insurance and accident and health businesses
  • Strong understanding of financial controls
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Wings and Wdesk is a plus
  • Strong leadership, communication, and collaboration skills



Salary range: $90,000-$135,000 

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: 89454





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