Accounting Consultant - Regulatory Reporting

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Date Posted: May 17, 2023

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

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : Florida : Tampa

Alternate Job Location: Not Applicable : Not Applicable

Work Arrangement: Hybrid

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

  • Responsible for timely and accurate reporting of Statutory financial results (Stat Audit/Annual/Qtr Statements, Supplemental Filings, etc.), and coordination of comments/questions received on the filings
  • Plays a key role in providing support for the annual audit and quarterly review activity with external and internal auditors
  • Completion of quarterly journal entries, and review of the ledger and subsequent follow up with groups that need to do additional entries
  • Assist with completing presentation materials to review quarterly and annual results (PreFlip, Board of Directors, etc.), and communicate with partner across the globe
  • Research accounting rules and regulations to make recommendations regarding company policy and perform various high-level analytical analyses over fluctuations in accounts and document results


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills 


  • 3-5 years’ experience in financial reporting and/or analytics role
  • 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, and ability to plan, multi-task, prioritize responsibilities



  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance
  • Knowledge of Statutory Insurance concepts, principles, and reporting

Business Category

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Number of Openings


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, 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.


Nearest Major Market: Tampa