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Acctg Consultant-Reg Reporting Derivatives - Brighthouse Financial

Date Posted: Nov 23, 2017

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33647

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : Florida : Tampa  


Brighthouse Financial is a new company established by MetLife. We’re on a mission to help people achieve financial security. Built on a foundation of industry knowledge and experience, we specialize in offering essential annuity and life insurance products designed to help customers protect what they’ve earned and ensure it lasts more predictably. In an industry that often has a reputation for complexity, confusion, and cost, Brighthouse Financial is different. Our approach includes simplicity, transparency, and more value so customers can face the future with confidence.

Brighthouse Financial is seeking passionate, high-performing team members to help us carry out our mission and be part of an exciting journey toward improving the financial futures of our millions of customers. Sound like you? Read on.


Role Value Proposition:

This position is responsible for supporting GAAP & STAT accounting and reporting related to Brighthouse Financial’s investments in derivative instruments. The company uses derivatives to manage its exposures to changes in interest rates, foreign currency exchange rates, equity markets and credit risk across its diverse investment portfolio as well as hedging liabilities.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with vendor and supporting management in ensuring GAAP and STAT accounting for multiple derivative instruments are implemented correctly
  • Responsible for supporting management with monthly review of derivative accounting to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • Responsible for designing reports for GAAP & STAT financial disclosures and ongoing review of quarterly/annual disclosures and management reports pertaining to derivatives
  • Responsible for developing reports for derivative analytics and supporting accurate and timely reporting for management
  • Maintain ongoing relationship with accounting vendor and support implementation of accounting & reporting for any new derivative instruments or new accounting pronouncements impacting derivatives
  • Respond to questions from external and internal auditors, front office and financial reporting teams regarding derivative reporting


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance
  • Completion of or progress towards CPA or MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of accounting experience in a public or private company environment is preferred
  • Working knowledge in GAAP or Statutory accounting and reporting is required;
  • Previous experience working in derivative accounting and reporting is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills, proactive work style and ability to work on various issues at one time
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively work with professionals across the organization, with diverse backgrounds and experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Access) is preferred



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Brighthouse Financial is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is Brighthouse Financial's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Brighthouse Financial is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to complete an employment application, please contact our Employee Relations Department at 1-866-635-9230 or email All other unrelated inquires will not be acknowledged.


Nearest Major Market: Tampa