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Date Posted: Sep 7, 2022

Location(s): Tampa, FL, US, 33647

Company: MetLife

Job Location:  Hybrid role – must live within a commutable distance to Tampa, FL

 

Role Value Proposition: 

This role contributes to the overall understanding and reporting of MetLife’s Corporate & Other segment results. The Corporate and Other team collectively performs a wide range of tasks in support of GAAP and Statutory reporting requirements.  These tasks include, but are not limited to, the involvement of corporate initiatives, reinsurance, enterprise-wide segment eliminations, investment portfolios, capital transactions and other holding company accounting. This candidate will work closely with other members of the team in support of the financial close processes, which include data integrity, ledger activity and research, and will also provide a high level of interaction with various lines of business and functional areas.  Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills are critical to the success of this position.

    

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support accounting functions to report financial information timely and accurately according to the enterprise-wide close schedules
  • Validate financial data with supporting documentation
  • Communicates and provides management with reliable information needed to make strategic business decisions
  • Prepare reports and perform analysis on multiple periodic views of financial results
  • Maintain controlled and efficient processes

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 2+ years’ experience in financial reporting and analytics role
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills for preparation and presentation of analytical reports to management

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics or similar field of study
  • PeopleSoft Accounting Ledger experience
  • Working knowledge of Essbase/Cubus
  • Working knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management Applications

 

Travel

0%

 

Business Category

FMG – Controls, Analytics & Reporting – Corporate & Other

 

Number of Openings

1

 

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:

 

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.

 

The wage range for applicants for this position is  $49,000 - $66,000. The role is eligible for incentive compensation under the sales incentive plan for your position. MetLife offers a comprehensive beneits program, including healthcare benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits, parental leave, legal plan services and paid time off. All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.

 

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.

 


Nearest Major Market: Tampa