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Team Leader- Finance

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Date Posted: May 11, 2022

Location(s): Noida, IN, 0

Company: MetLife


Position Summary



The candidate will be part of Controllership function and will be responsible for Accounts payable - processing Vendor and employee payments related transactions, adherence to policies, month/year end closing, record keeping, audit support, reporting, etc.


Job Responsibilities



The key deliverables will include


  • Accounts payable: -


    • Accurate and timely processing of Vendor/Employee Invoices/Claims, in line with finance policies and procedures for GOSC sites,
    • Ensure timely and accurate payment to vendors/employees as per the Contract/Agreement/PO and various statutes,
    • Ensure timely vendor account reconciliation by issuing vendor balance confirmations on defined periodicity,
    • Should have knowledge of withholding tax and GST which is relevant to AP
    • Regular Interaction with all related functional users
    • Vendor set up management
    • Sharing of timely and accurate payment information with users


  • Monthly/yearly closure of books of account: -


Ensure timely and accurate monthly closing by working on -

    • Accruals – for Vendor and Employee expenses,
    • Payroll JE,
    • Prepaid expense & schedule
    • Advance settlement & schedule
    • Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts related to AP, MOM expenses comparison
    • Accurate reconciliation and timely payment of Statutory dues like TDS, PF, ESI, etc.


  • Document / Record Maintenance: Ensure maintenance of complete documentation with respect to Vendor invoices, Employee claims in line with Tax and SEZ requirements.


  • Policies & Procedures: Ensuring compliance with Organizational Policies and Procedures


  • Reporting: Various Internal MIS reporting of Controllership


  • Audits: Provide support for Internal & Statutory audits & all other Internal audits




  • Support in Process / systems automation on need basis


  • Adherence to defined internal KRAs and metrics


  • System Knowledge: Working knowledge on various modules of PeopleSoft i.e. Accounts Payable, Asset Management, Expense module, General Ledger



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities




  • Graduates - & MBA Finance / CA-CMA inter or PE1 shall be preferred



  • 3-7 years of relevant experience in related field
  • Knowledge of Accounting standards & statutory laws



Knowledge and skills (general and technical)

  • Strong analytical and execution orientation.
  • Should be capable of dealing with relationships sensitively with ability to manage conflicts adroitly
  • Strong communication and presentation skills; Ability to articulate and influence internal customers with clarity of thought process is a critical requirement
  • Proven Computer navigation skills (Mandatory / Optional). Mandatory
  • Proven keyboarding speed (Mandatory / Optional) Mandatory
  • Proven working knowledge of MS Office suite (Mandatory / Optional) Mandatory
  • Experience in working on PeopleSoft/ Oracle Preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of excel including macros Preferred
  • Understanding of INDAS, US & India GAAP Preferred
  • Understanding of Taxation (Direct & Indirect tax) Preferred
  • Knowledge about the Insurance industry in US (Mandatory / Optional) Optional
  • Knowledge about US Culture Optional
  • Knowledge of collection fundamentals Optional
  • Excellent listening, oral or written communication skills or both. Desired
  • Proven customer service skills. Desired
  • Excellent analytical and research skills. Desired
  • Self-motivated, well organized and flexible with a sense of urgency approach Mandatory
  • Teamwork/ Managing Self / Adaptability Mandatory
  • Ability to work successfully in production driven environment Desired
  • Adaptability to change Mandatory
  • Self-disciplined and result oriented Mandatory
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks prioritizing effectively. Mandatory
  • Ability to find creative and innovative solutions to business problems Desired


Other Requirements (licenses, certifications, specialized training – if required)

  • NA










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.