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Accountant - Versant Health

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Date Posted: May 6, 2022

Location(s): Baltimore, MD, US, 21236

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

The Staff Accountant will assist the Senior Accountants to maintain the books and records for multiple subsidiaries(including Versant Health), provide financial analysis and meet financial statement deadlines. Responsibilities include preparing financial accounting entries, performing detailed general ledger account reconciliations, day-to-day accounting of cash transactions for entities.  This role will assist with cash projections and financial analysis, budget and forecast preparation, regulatory filings and providing support for expense review analysis and monthly close narratives.   


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for preparation and loading of monthly accounting journal entries for multiple entities.
  • Prepare expense allocations and monthly accruals.
  • Prepare cash account reconciliations including researching unrecorded activity and clearing reconciling items timely.
  • Prepare general ledger account reconciliations with supporting schedules detailing the composition of the account balances.
  • Prepare roll-forward schedules to analyze and understand account activity. 
  • Prepare assigned schedules for quarterly and annual regulatory filings and providing support for general ledger transactions
  • Prepare PBC schedules for interim and annual audit.  Pull samples and prepare various deliverables.
  • Other duties as assigned


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • A minimum of 2 years of accounting experience including journal entry preparation and posting, monthly financial statement preparation, account reconciliations and financial analysis and reporting.
  • Knowledge and experience in the insurance, health, or vision care industry preferred
  • Proficiency in MicroSoft Office



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting


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.



Requisition #: 123006


Nearest Major Market: Baltimore