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Senior Financial Consultant

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Date Posted: May 5, 2022

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

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

This position is within the US Group Benefits CFO organization in the Financial Management Group, specifically supporting the Under 1000 Finance team within Regional Business (RB).  The Under 1000 segment generates approximately $500M in Sales, $2.5B in PFO and $150M in earnings.


This position reports to the VP responsible for Local Strategy and Under 1000 Finance and will partners heavily with the RB Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team on financial reporting and analysis, management reporting and other ad-hoc strategic financial evaluations.  This role has direct accountability for creating financial reports, providing detailed analysis on financial results, including variances to plan and prior year, and summarizing results in a succinct manner for communication to business leaders.  This position will also support development of monthly financial projections and the annual financial plan, providing supporting financial analyses and presentations that facilitate the RB CFO and US Group Benefits CFO review. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate preparation of monthly financial results, including variance analysis for key sales and revenue metrics, by market segment and product; compile presentations for RB CFO and business leader review.
  • Collaborate with RB FP&A team and coordinate processes to validate, interpret and share financial information ensuring a consistent reporting basis across RB market segments.
  • Perform a variety of ad-hoc financial studies to analyze and report interrelationships of financial information; determine validity of data and provide supporting explanations for conclusions.
  • Utilize historical financial data to project future short- and long-term scenarios and anticipated results.
  • Support annual bottom-up business and financial plan process for RB; partner with RB FP&A and business leaders to develop assumptions & criteria; facilitate review and approval of senior Finance and business leaders.
  • Support reporting, analysis 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.
  • Prepare complex financial reports and identify and interpret key financial trends.
  • Support financial management as a key internal consulting resource.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • Extensive analytical and organizational skills; aptitude for detail 
  • Ability to present financial data concisely and clearly
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong consulting, interpersonal, communications, time management, project management



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


Business Category

Finance Management Group – US Group CFO


"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 #: 124788


Nearest Major Market: New York City