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Accounting Consultant - Regulatory Reporting

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Date Posted: Jun 16, 2022

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

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

The Accounting Consultant – Regulatory Reporting role in the US STAT Reporting Group provides a challenging opportunity for a motivated individual to gain experience preparing U.S. Statutory basis financial statements and related filings.  The Accounting consultant will be able to forge lasting partnerships with a broad range of finance functions, including controllers, fin ops, TAG, investments, tax, and actuarial while learning high level STAT accounting concepts in all aspects of insurance accounting (ex: Reserves, Investments, Reinsurance). 

   

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Timely and accurate reporting of Statutory financial results (Stat Audit, MD&A, Quarterly Filings and 4/1 filings); Collects and analyzes financial data, ensuring that reporting follows NAIC reporting regulations
  • Coordination of comments/questions received on the filings
  • Produces quarterly and annual RBC
  • Play a key role in providing support for the annual audit and quarterly review activity with external and internal auditors; Completion of quarterly entries
  • Assist with completing quarterly board slides
  • Complete Form B filings and review Audit Checklists
  • Setup and lead Flip the Page meetings for the Audit and MD&A
  • Review of the ledger and subsequent follow up with groups that need to do additional entries
  • Research accounting rules and regulations to make recommendations regarding company policy
  • Perform various high-level analytical analyses over fluctuations in accounts and document results
  • Continuously monitor, recommend, and implement process improvement initiatives to increase effectiveness and productivity

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in financial reporting and/or analytics role
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including but not limited to v-lookups, h-lookups, sumifs, links, and pivot tables
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with ERP systems and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must have ability to analyze data and problem solve complicated transactions
  • Ability to plan, multi-task, prioritize responsibilities

 

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Statutory Insurance concepts, principles, and reporting
  • Experience with Workiva (Wdesk) and Alteryx
  • Ability to modify, develop and improve procedures and policies to meet reporting needs/requirements.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance or equivalent work experience

 

Business Category

Controls, Analysis & Reporting_00256

 

Travel

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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.

 

 

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 #: 125680

 


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