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Date Posted: Jul 21, 2022

Location(s): Cary, NC, US, 27513 Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807 New York, NY, US, 10166

Company: MetLife

Job Location:  Cary, NC

Alternate Job Location:  Bridgewater, NJ and New York, NY

 

Role Value Proposition: 

The Manager of Finance is a key role within the Global Technology & Operations (GTO) Finance Department supporting the Global Technology Infrastructure Organization (+400M, +650 employees).  The position will be supporting several units of the Global Infrastructure organization serving as financial controller providing financial and business advisory support.  As a valued contributor, this individual will spend a significant portion of time producing, analyzing and synthesizing financial information in order to make recommendations to senior management on financial risks and opportunities.  

    

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Works closely with management to coordinate and develop monthly forecast, annual budgets and ad hoc financial analyses.
  • Manages month end close including the creation of financial variance commentary. 
  • Participates in business investment committee processes.
  • Collects data; uses financial systems to conduct performance analyses and makes recommendations and presents results.
  • Identifies and tracks cost reduction opportunities.

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

 

  • +5 years of financial analysis experience in finance-related assignments in a public or private company environment.  Technology financial experience in the financial services industry would be preferred.
  • Strong understanding of financial reporting practices, principles and strong understanding of project management techniques and ability to monitor progress against objectives.
  • BA/BS, preferably in Finance or Accounting, MBA/MS a plus
  • Demonstrate distinctive problem solving and analytical skills
  • Show business maturity, have strong presence and possess good written and verbal communication skills
  • Influential leadership skills and the ability to synthesize large amounts of data into clear concise communications and/or data visualizations.  Strong Excel and database management skills are required.
  • Proficient with querying data from multiple tables and source systems.  Experience with Peoplesoft and Oracle-based applications preferred.\

 

Travel

Hybrid role commutable to the above listed office location 

 

Business Category

Financial Management 

 

Number of Openings

1

 

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:

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 #: 126864

 


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