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Financial Consultant

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Date Posted: Sep 12, 2022

Location(s): Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 


Responsible for GAAP and Statutory financial reporting and analysis in the Retirement Income Solutions segment to support U.S. Business Controllers and Corporate financial reporting requirements.


Key Responsibilities: 


  • Product Controller for the Structured Settlements/Institutional Income Annuities and CMIP (Other)
  • Reporting of GAAP and Statutory monthly/quarterly financial results, including income statements, balance sheets and earnings by source in a timely and accurate manner to support U.S. Business Controllers and Corporate financial reporting requirements.
  • Analysis of financial results including comparisons to prior periods and projections,
  • Provide data and analysis to CFO/Business and other business partners as needed  to support projections, business plan, actuals etc,
  • Review of premium and benefit metrics for Structured Settlements and Institutional Income Annuities 
  • Review of Underwriting analysis in support of signoff
  • Support the completion of the RIS – SSA/IIA and CMIP Quarterly Financial Supplement (QFS),
  • Work on special projects, i.e. STATUTORY/GAAP by products.
  • Work closely with other units including Valuations, Product Management, Internal and external auditing to provide accurate and timely data and analysis.
  • Work on FAS 60/UW metric and any other metrics utilized to support analytics
  • Review GA rollforwards in support of QFS signoff.
  • Support MD&A process for MLINC and MLICC by creating support files as needed and creating support binders with referenced support to MD&A.
  • Work on any other special projects assigned


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • 7+ years of experience in Accounting, Finance or an applicable field of expertise



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or an applicable field of expertise

  • CPA/MBA or working towards it , is a plus

  • General Ledger functional knowledge and proficiency

  • Proficient in US GAAP and STAT

  • Experience in Separate account is a plus

  • Experience in Capital Markets is a plus

  • Ability to analyze facts and develop logical conclusions

  • Knowledge of People Soft , Essbase  and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) a plus

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office software packages (Excel and Word)

  • Effective time management and prioritization

  • Ability to work within tight time constraints and multiple priorities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork and collaboration

  • Ability to work independently on  projects  from start to finish with a sense of urgency behind all tasks   

  • Self-motivated, ambitious and dedicated  

  • Detail Oriented, analytical, and organized  


Business Category

Controls, Analysis & Reporting_00256





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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 #: 124839