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Finance Associate, Group Benefits

Date Posted: Oct 23, 2021

Location: Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

This position is within the Group Benefits CFO organization in the Financial Management Group, specifically supporting the Regional Business market.


You will report to the AVP responsible for Regional Business financial planning and analysis. This role has responsibility for creating financial reports, providing detail analysis on variances, and summarizing results in a succinct manner for communication to our business leaders.  This position will also support various financial studies including ROI, IRR models, and analytics to guide management on growth strategies for sales and revenue.  Additionally, the position will assist in the development of the annual financial plan for Regional Business and provide ad-hoc financial analysis to support the Regional Business CFO.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Perform a variety of financial studies to analyze and report interrelationships of financial information.
  • Determines validity of data and provides supporting explanations of conclusions reached; utilizes data to project future short- and long-term scenarios and anticipated results.
  • May support analysis/reporting and the integrity of financial data by developing the financial systems infrastructure, establishing controlled financial transaction processing through administrative systems, or providing technical support in the production of reports/analysis.
  • High level of financial expertise and more complex analyses/expertise.
  • Prepares, downloads, compiles, formulates complex financial reports; interprets financial trends.
  • Supports financial management as a key internal consulting resource.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Strong ability to present financial data concisely and clearly
  • Strong Excel proficiency
  • Extensive analytical skills 
  • Strong consulting, interpersonal, communications, time management, project management



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or MIS preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of computer systems and financial software and technology
  • Extensive knowledge of financial concepts, principles, and practices


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.



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 #: 119524