Senior Associate, Corporate Development & M&A


Date: Jan 4, 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.



The Senior Associate of Corporate Development will be responsible for supporting all activities relating to enterprise and business strategic investments, partnerships, M&A, and related activity including:

  • Developing enterprise and business corporate development strategy that is aligned with their respective strategic priorities
  • Fundamental research, data gathering and analysis of sectors, products, and businesses in support of strategy and corporate development process
  • Identifying and sourcing of potential targets and strategic partners
  • Supporting relationships with banks, other advisors, and potential counterparties
  • Organizing and performing due diligence
  • Developing internal capabilities to execute corporate development and M&A initiatives, including producing appropriate playbooks
  • Coordinating with external resources that can support due diligence efforts as needed
  • Determining appropriate valuation and impact on key enterprise and business metrics
  • Developing communications to senior management and Board on strategy and merits / considerations of specific opportunities
  • Post-agreement integration planning and execution 


  • Drive all aspects of corporate development process from start to finish
  • Help identify potential prospects & targets
  • Manage project timing and deliverables with multiple constituents
  • Identify and mitigate risks to project and workflow
  • Establish collaborative and productive teamwork with multiple project constituents
  • Source, process and analyze financial and other data
  • Build, error check and apply financial models
  • Analyze and draw insights from GAAP and statutory financial statements
  • Create memos, presentations, and other materials
  • Coordinate teams in due diligence including working with business units and enterprise functions
  • Support internal alignment and issue resolution on a transaction
  • Coordinate with subject matter experts (actuarial, legal, finance, tax etc.)
  • Lead post-closing activity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of investment banking, finance, or technical experience
  • Highly motivated
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Team player
  • Strong ability to influence without direct authority
  • Ability to drive multiple priorities
  • Proactive and collaborative








Salary range: $85,000-$140,000 

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: 88046




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