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Senior Accountant-Regulatory Reporting

Date Posted: Jul 8, 2019

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33647

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : Florida : Tampa                      Alternate Job Location : Not Applicable : Not Applicable


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.  In this senior role in the reinsurance reporting team, you will partner closely with business partners in various other CAR reporting teams, in order to provide accurate and timely reinsurance reporting, analytical responses and ad-hoc replies.  The reinsurance reporting team is a highly specialized team of experienced accountants and analysts with diverse knowledge that seek out solutions to new reporting requirements and streamlining of existing processes.  


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Review/prepare monthly/quarterly journal entries & wire transfers, reconciliations and monthly/quarterly financial reporting
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end regulatory reporting, financial statements and related information 
  • Research variances and complete monthly/quarterly analytics
  • Interaction and coordination with the lines of business, administrative areas and actuaries in carrying out assigned financial reporting responsibilities
  • Assist in the research and clearing of specific legal entity related monthly reinsurance uneliminated balances and other related issues as required during the monthly close process
  • Responsible for assigned process improvements, ongoing initiatives and projects and communication with management on progress of such items
  • Assist in implementing accounting changes to comply with regulatory accounting changes or reinsurance policy
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required experience and skills:

  • 5 or more yrs. financial reporting and or accounting experience.
  • Knowledge of STAT and/or GAAP accounting practices/procedures.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, strong analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as independently, ability to handle multiple tasks and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Highly proficient in excel. 


Preferred experience and skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance or equivalent work experience. 
  • Completion of, or working towards CPA, MBA or CMA. 
  • Insurance/reinsurance accounting and/or reporting experience
  • Experienced user of financial reporting tools including HFM, HFM Smartview, OBIEE, Cubus/Essbase and Peoplesoft





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Financial Management Group



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“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 is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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.

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Requisition #: 108432 

Nearest Major Market: Tampa