EMEA FP&A Analyst

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Date Posted: Nov 13, 2023

Location(s): Dublin, IE

Company: MetLife

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. Founded in 1868, 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. We have operations in more than 40 countries and hold 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 $669 billion of total assets under management as of December 31, 2021, ranked #50 on the Fortune 500 list, and honored to have been named to Fortune magazine's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for three consecutive years. 


MetLife employees are united by purpose, guided by empathy and inspired by one another’s unique backgrounds and perspective to make a difference in the lives of our customers, communities, and the world at large.

Job Location:  EMEA


Reports to:    Director & Head of EMEA FP&A Reporting CoE 


Direct Reports: None


Other Key Partners: EMEA General Manager, EMEA CFO, Head of EMEA FP&A, FP&A CoEs, EMEA Controllers, EMEA Tax, EMEA Actuarial, Corporate Planning Team


Role Value Proposition:

The EMEA FP&A Senior Analyst works closely with the Reporting CoE team and other key stakeholders across all levels of the organization, to coordinate and support the financial forecasting and performance tracking processes of the EMEA Region.


This role entails the analysis, interpretation, and explanation of EMEA performance, including the distribution of executive management information packs to EMEA leaders which enable them to track performance of KPIs in alignment with MetLife’s Enterprise Strategy.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Update, review and consolidate Earnings Attribution models
  • Prepare initial commentary and analysis of actual / projection results based on Attribution model output
  • Prepare and distribute Corporate Earnings walks on monthly basis
  • Support the preparation of quarterly and yearly reporting and analysis materials as requested by the Corporate Planning team, including QFS & Earnings and Rating Agency decks
  • Support the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and yearly reporting and analysis materials as requested by EMEA GM, EMEA CFO and Head of EMEA FP&A, including Board updates (MetLife Europe, MetLife Europe Insurance, MEUHC), SLT presentations, townhall presentations, Executive Package, Plan presentations etc.
  • Update and maintain the calendar for EMEA FP&A
  • Maintain robust controls around processes including the update of process documentation
  • Analyse, interpret, and explain the financial performance of EMEA Results
  • Prepare presentations / speaker notes for EMEA senior leaders, ensuring supporting analysis is researched appropriately and adequately documented
  • Develop and maintain robust controls around processes and ensure compliance with Risk Control Self-Assessment (“RCSA”) requirements - including the update of process documentation
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analytics as requested by Corporate & EMEA stakeholders
  • Continuous experimentation and process improvement of new & existing processes
  • Participate in projects as required (e.g. Unified Model Day 2 implementation)


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • 3- 5 years’ experience in financial analysis and accounting roles
  • Ability to handle and analyze large datasets from multiple sources, to provide meaningful and timely information that will drive management decisions
  • Advanced user of MS Excel, PowerPoint & Word
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal) and ability to manage relationships at all levels
  • Experience with Unified Model/EPBCS tools (Oracle, SmartView) an advantage
  • Ability to prioritize work and deliver under tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical capability, with the ability to identify key trends in financial data
  • Understanding of USGAAP and Local STAT accounting rules
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills


Leadership Competencies:

  • Creates Partnerships – Authentically builds trusted relationships and collaborates across global, diverse and multi-functional teams to successfully drive business objectives.
  • Seizes Opportunity – Seeks new opportunities and ways to create balanced business growth while improving operational capabilities.
  • Models our Values – Creates a culture that promotes the company’s values and standards through role modeling, accountability and ownership of decisions.
  • Focuses on Customers – Promotes customer centricity and ensures focus on creating great customer experiences to achieve competitive advantage.
  • Motivates People - Gains people commitment to achieve business objectives through clear communication of the company’s vision and flexing leadership styles to inspire high performance



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.”


We ensure to reward and recognise our employees for their contributions and accomplishments at work.   We value our employees’ commitment to their work by offering a competitive and extensive compensation and benefits package. This includes 25 paid holidays, performance-based bonus, health insurance, income protection  and pension benefits. MetLife will also assist in the funding of professional fees for employees where it is relevant and aligned to your position within the organisation.  MetLife reserve the right to make a judgement on whether the subscription is relevant or not to your role as well as cease the payment at any time. This type of subscription will not incur “benefit in kind” tax.
Bring your true self to work every day, receive the development and support you need to perform at your best, opportunities to advance your career and surround yourself with likeminded people. Join MetLife.

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