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Equitable Financial Operations Associate in Syracuse, New York

Financial Operations Associate ( 240000CP )

Primary Location : UNITED STATES-NY-Syracuse

Organization : Equitable

Schedule : Full-time


At Equitable, our power is in our people.

We're individuals from different cultures and backgrounds. Those differences make us stronger as a team and a force for good in our communities. Here, you'll work with dynamic individuals, build your skills, and unleash new ways of working and thinking. Are you ready to join an organization that will help unlock your potential?

The Corporate Sourcing and Procurement (CSP) team partners with business areas, as trusted advisors and business facilitators, to provide leading sourcing strategies and expertise, manage risk and maximize the total value returned from a diverse set of vendors.

Within CSP, Accounts payable is responsible for a series of important activities as part of the source-to-pay process including vendor invoice payments, sales & use tax, receipt accounting reconciliation, travel expenses, systems administration, and the administration of Equitable’ s corporate credit card program. These functional activities require a general understanding of the end-to-end Source-to-Pay process and ability to analyze data, resolve issues, process transactions, and deliver outcomes accurately and timely, engaging with business area stakeholders across the organization.

The Financial Operations Associate is responsible for a series of important activities related to the processing of vendor invoices and other payment types while ensuring compliance to Equitable’ s policies and procedures. These activities include but not limited to the oversight of the vendor invoice and travel expense processing, administration of the corporate credit card programs and other assigned daily operational activities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

The Financial Operations Associate performs various activities across Accounts payable (vendor invoicing, travel expenses, wire payments, corporate credit card program) as needed. Assigned activities may include the oversight of the vendor invoice entry and travel and expense reimbursement processing, ensure invoices and travel expenses are compliant within the guidelines of the Equitable procurement and travel policies, monitor timely payments, administer the Equitable corporate credit card programs, resolve sales, and use tax exceptions, suspense account reconciliation, coordinate WIRE payments, support ad hoc inquiries and other duties as assigned.

The Financial Operations Associate works directly with business areas and with team members ensuring timely and accurate customer service, and monitors and resolves issues as they arise. The Lead Associate must become proficient using various technology platforms including Ariba Buying & Invoicing & SAP AP.

The base salary range for this position is $46,000 - $60,000. Actual base salaries vary based on skills, experience, and geographical location. In addition to base pay, Equitable provides compensation to reward performance with base salary increases, spot bonuses, and short-term incentive compensation opportunities. Eligibility for these programs depends on level and functional area of responsibility.

For eligible employees, Equitable provides a full range of benefits. This includes medical, dental, vision, a 401(k) plan, and paid time off. For detailed descriptions of these benefits, please reference the link below.

Equitable Pay and Benefits: Equitable Total Rewards Program (https://portal.equitable.com/appentry/EDoxRedirect?node_id=A2023013000001)


Required Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or 2 or more years Accounts Payable experience

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Analytical ability to obtain and assess data to resolve issues

  • Investigative curiosity

  • Basic understanding of accounting practices


Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Understanding the necessity and value of accuracy; ability to complete tasks with high levels of precision.

Cross-functional Collaboration: Knowledge of collaborative techniques and approaches; ability to promote a culture of continuous improvement and working together across functions to solve business problems and meet business goals.

Effective Communications: Highly developed interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively. Ability to work closely with other team members and stakeholders, both internal and external.

Managing Multiple Priorities: Knowledge of effective self-management practices; ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Demonstrates a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion by treating everyone with respect and dignity, ensuring all voices are heard and advocating for change.


At Equitable, we’re a team of over ten thousand strong; committed to helping our clients secure their financial well-being so that they can pursue long and fulfilling lives.

We turn challenges into opportunities by thinking, working, and leading differently – where everyone is a leader. We encourage every employee to leverage their unique talents to become a force for good at Equitable and in their local communities.

We are continuously investing in our people by offering growth, internal mobility, comprehensive compensation and benefits to support overall well-being, flexibility, and a culture of collaboration and teamwork.

We are looking for talented, dedicated, purposeful people who want to make an impact. Join Equitable and pursue a career with purpose.

Equitable is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

NOTE: Equitable participates in the E-Verify program.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process or to perform the essential job functions of this position, please contact Human Resources at (212) 314-2211 or email us at TalentAcquisition@equitable.com .

Req ID: 240000CP