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Accountant - SEC Reporting

Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33647

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

Controls, Analysis and Reporting (CAR) is primarily responsible for ensuring the fair, accurate, and timely reporting of MetLife’s financial results on both a GAAP and statutory basis. This position is primarily responsible for the preparation and review of GAAP/SEC financial statements and related filings, including support preparation, XBRL tagging review and all projects related to: (i) process improvement, (ii) enhanced reporting and (iii) technical research, each of which is instrumental in the timely and accurate presentation of GAAP financial statements.

 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Prepares financial statements, disclosures and reports within regulatory reporting of accounting activities.
  • Assists with quarterly and year-end reporting. Preparation and review of footnotes and XBRL support for various companies.
  • The ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment is critical.
  • Project management whereby financial reporting objectives are continuously evaluated in relation to ongoing projects and changes in accounting guidance. These projects are classified according to critical parameters (i.e., priority, scope, end date, etc.) and are assigned in a balanced manner consistent with staff capabilities, workloads and performance development goals. Consideration of factors such as dependencies, stakeholders and possible barriers are essential to achievement of optimal results.
  • Coordination with internal stakeholders for information reported within the notes to financial statements. The information is to be efficiently and effectively analyzed for completeness and accuracy.

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 2+ years of experience with the preparation and review of GAAP financial statements
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Understanding of, and commitment to, processes and controls designed to ensure accurate reporting
  • Ability to interface and collaborate with management in other groups that submit information to the SEC reporting group
  • Strong communication and time management skills

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Completion of, or working towards, CPA, MBA or CMA

 

Business Category

SEC Reporting

 

Number of Openings

2

 

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.

 

 

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 #: 121287

 


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