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Accounting Consultant - Regulatory Reporting

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Date Posted: Mar 5, 2023

Location(s): Tampa, FL, US, 33647

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : Florida : Tampa 
Alternate Job Location: Not Applicable : Not Applicable
Work Arrangement: Hybrid


Role Value Proposition
Controls, Analysis and Reporting(CAR) is primarily responsible for ensuring the fair, accurate, and timely reporting of MetLife’s financial results on both a GAAP and statutory basis.  In this senior role in the reinsurance reporting team, you will partner closely with business partners in various other CAR reporting teams, as well as other internal teams, in order to provide accurate and timely reinsurance reporting, analytical responses and ad-hoc replies.  The reinsurance reporting team is a highly specialized team of experienced accountants and analysts with diverse knowledge that seek out solutions to new reporting requirements and streamlining of existing processes.   


Key Responsibilities

  • Performs tasks related to monthly close, reinsurance allocations, variance analysis and participation in unit projects to maintain and improve business continuity.
  • Works with reporting requirements and guidelines of applicable regulatory agencies to maintain records and prepare required financial reports as part of monthly, quarterly and annual STAT and GAAP regulatory reporting. 
  • Preparation of monthly variance analysis.
  • Coordination with the lines of business, administrative areas and actuaries in carrying out assigned financial reporting responsibilities.
  • Responsible for seeking out process improvements, ongoing initiatives and projects and communication with management on progress of such items


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills


  • 5+ financial reporting and or accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of STAT and GAAP accounting practices/procedures.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, strong analytical and problem solving skills, ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as independently, ability to handle multiple tasks and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Highly proficient in excel. 


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance or equivalent work experience. 
  • Completion of, or working towards CPA, MBA or CMA. 
  • Insurance/reinsurance accounting and/or reporting experience
  • Experienced user of financial reporting tools including HFM, HFM Smartview, OBIEE, Cubus/Essbase and Peoplesoft


Business Category
Financial Management Group_12713


Number of Openings


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, 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.


Nearest Major Market: Tampa