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Date Posted: Jun 20, 2022

Location(s): Kuala Lumpur, MY

Company: MetLife


Position: Financial Analyst

Job Location: Malaysia

Department: Global Finance Support

The Role:
This position provides first-level support for MetLife Finance systems and users globally. The position will act as a single point of contact for support of the “record to report” and “plan to project” finance ensuring that the Finance organization is able to meet its objectives and deadlines. This position will also be involved in the transition of various project initiatives to a production support environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides subject matter expertise for MetLife’s Finance systems (PeopleSoft, Hyperion Suite, Essbase) in support of Finance users and processes (“record to report” and “plan to project”).
  • Responsible for utilizing established MetLife/ITIL processes in support of incident resolution and request fulfillment.
  • Understands business impact and escalates unresolved incidents to second level support, IT or management in a timely fashion.
  • Participates in assignments or projects of a routine or non-routine, basic to complex level, dependent upon position in learning curve.
  • May assist in Developing business requirements, documenting procedures & processes, and testing as a subject matter expert on cross functional IT/business teams developing financial systems or financial accounting transactions and controls within administrative systems.
  • May guide the activities of entry-level staff members.
  • Interacts with internal and external customers.
  • Partners with peers both in region and globally to ensure seamless service and escalation, uniformity of processes, and continued encouragement of process improvement and LEAN initiatives.
  • Candidate Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree, preferably in Computer Science/Information Systems, Finance, Accounting, OR equivalent experience


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Minimum of 2-5 year’s total experience providing user/systems support, preferably in the Finance industry.
  • Strong demonstrated analytical, interpersonal, communications, prioritization, and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of finance functions, processes and systems (PeopleSoft, HFM, Hyperion Suite, Essbase, or equivalents).
  • Strong proficiency with computer systems, PC’s and financial software applications (i.e. spreadsheets, financial modeling software). Strong knowledge of accounting concepts, principles and practices.
  • Ability to present and communicate concisely and clearly with conclusions and recommendations in a manner that both financial & non-financial audiences can understand.
  • Knowledge of the ITIL Framework and processes, LEAN principles and ability to identify, design, and implement process improvements.
  • MS Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint capabilities.
  • Adaptable to various work situations; ability to work well with others across all levels of management and geographies.




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.



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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 #: 126703