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Senior Accountant

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Date Posted: Sep 4, 2022

Location(s): Baltimore, MD, US, 21236 Remote, US, 0

Company: MetLife

Location: Virtual 


Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior Accountant will play an integral role in the Finance Department and will assist the Accounting Manager in monthly close of the books of Versant Health, as well as financial statement analyses. This role will be responsible for preparing accurate financial analysis, account reconciliations and journal entries monthly while meeting all financial deadlines.   This role will assist with deliverables for interim and annual audits, as well as statutory filings and tax provisions


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Prepare analyses of operating expense accounts
  • Prepare accounts receivable aging analyses and reserve calculations
  • Assist with quarterly & annual audits including preparation of supporting documentation.
  • Record monthly claims entries and analyze reasonableness of suspense accounts.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • 3-5 years of experience in public or private setting with exposure to month-end & year-end closings, account reconciliations, journal entries and general ledger analysis.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.  CPA / CPA track preferred.
  • Solid understanding of US GAAP and be able to apply standards.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines.
  • Must be detail oriented and willing to research transactions to understand account activity, identify issues and bring to management for discussion.



Business Category

Financial Management Group


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.


The wage range for applicants for this position is $68,500 to $91,300.This role is also eligible for annual short-term incentive compensation. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program, including healthcare benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits, parental leave, legal plan services and paid time off. All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.


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: Baltimore