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Date Posted: Mar 27, 2023

Location(s): Tampa, FL, US, 33647 Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : Florida : Tampa

Alternate Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Bridgewater

Work Arrangement: Hybrid


Role Value Proposition

The position resides within the US Statutory Shared Services Team to work in collaboration with the Statutory Reporting Units and will assist with US Statutory Rating Agency Surveys functions (ie. AMBest, Moody’s, Fitch, S&P and ACLI, and data requests). Various surveys are completed on a Monthly, Quarterly or Annual Basis.  Additionally, this position will support various State Reporting functions (i.e. state required forms, inquiries and examinations) and Federal Reporting Filings. US Shared Services collectively performs a wide range of tasks in support of US Statutory Reporting, GAAP reporting and external requests.  This position also supports functions to report financial information in an accurate and timely manner for Statutory Filings including but not limited to certain Statutory Footnotes, Gold Standard preparations and various ad hoc statutory related projects and statutory survey needs.   This candidate will work closely with the Treasury Department and will also provide a high level of interaction with all levels of management from various lines of business and functional areas.  Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills are critical to the success of this position.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for reviewing the work of the GOSC team members, working with submitters regarding questions and concerns, and preparation of certain surveys handled stateside.  This team member will also be involved with communications with Treasury submitters and requests as they own the Treasury’s potentially changing survey priorities and must correctly level set expectations for delivering completed and reviewed surveys.
  • Identify, implement or strengthen internal controls in existing/new processes and develop process improvements.
  • Assist with preparation of various annual state forms under the State Reporting Process and Federal Reporting requirements. 
  • Communicates and provide management with various levels of management both within and outside of the department
  • Support external reporting requirements (STAT), as well as generated certain components for utilization by other teams
  • Maintain controlled and efficient processes


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills

Required:

  • 5+ years’ experience in financial reporting and/or analytic role
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, and ability to analyze data and problem solve complicated ad hoc requests

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of Statutory Insurance concepts, principles, and reporting
  • Experience with Workiva (Wdesk) and Oracle Cubus
  • Ability to modify, develop and improve procedures and policies to meet reporting needs/requirements.

 

Business Category

Financial Management Group_12713


Number of Openings

1


At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

 

 

MetLife:

 

MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

 

We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine’s 2021 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.”      

 

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

 

We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.

 

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to 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.

 

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

 

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