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Assistant Manager - TAG

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Date Posted: Oct 7, 2022

Location(s): Noida, IN, 0

Company: MetLife

Position Summary


This being a key position and has an active role consulting with the lines of business on accounting issues emerging with the new products launches, new pronouncements/ guidance from authoritative institutions (like IASB, FASB, AICPA, NAIC, SEC etc.), MetLife Accounting Policies, Policy Amendments, Mergers and acquisitions, etc. This position is responsible for researching technical accounting issues to determine the appropriate accounting treatment, as well as evaluate existing accounting within the business. The role also involves working on US GAAP closing & reporting procedures.


Job Responsibilities

Principal Responsibilities:

Technical Accounting

  1. Learn about emerging accounting issues that may impact MetLife’s reporting obligations under GAAP, IFRS and Statutory requirements.
  2. Research technical accounting issues and accounting policy/procedure matters. Interpret and project the financial impact on Operations, on a US GAAP, IFRS and a statutory basis.
  3. Prepare position papers presenting the Technical Accounting Group’s interpretation of the accounting issues/ new product launch/ new contracts entered into by MetLife, provide application of appropriate guidance and conclusion on the accounting treatment.
  4. Stay abreast of new accounting changes/developments. Analyze technical pronouncements and ask questions to gain an understanding. Evaluate and effectively communicate implications for MetLife of the proposed issue. Assist with implementation of new accounting pronouncements.
  5. Participate in US GAAP & IFRS implementation projects having advanced level knowledge under ASC 944 (including LDTI) & IFRS 17.
  6. Preparation of offline/Online accounting training presentations under U.S.GAAP and IFRS to provide trainings to employees
  7. Ability to analyze the Financial Statements and perform concurrent reviews of MetLife’s entities financial statements.
  8. Conversion of financial statements from Local GAAP to US GAAP
  9. Ensuring Quarterly and Annually SOX compliance of MetLife Operating Policies
  10. Strong understanding of US tax


Customer Focus and Partnership

  1. Partner with various units (Financial Reporting, Expenses, etc) in order to understand the accounting issues.
  2. Provide timely and accurate guidance/assistance in evaluating accounting treatment/processes/procedures to various groups within the business.
  3. Build relationship with TAG members from other business units. Work collectively with various groups to resolve complex issues.



Time/Project Management

  1. Prioritize and focus to meet customer expectations and project deadlines.
  2. Work under constant changing environment.
  3. Manage multiple tasks to ensure all deliverables are completed by due dates.




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 ranked #44 on the Fortune 500 list for 2019. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven 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.


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.