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Senior Accountant

Date Posted: Mar 12, 2019

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33647

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States: Florida: Tampa


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 the projections team in support of the financial projections and planning process and will also provide a high level of interaction with all levels of management from various lines of business and functional areas.  Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills are critical to the success of this position.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform accounting functions to report financial information timely and accurately according to the enterprise wide close schedules
  • Validate financial data with supporting documentation
  • Utilize projected scenarios to understand expected results
  • 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:



  • 5+ 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
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Mathematics or similar field of study



  • CPA
  • PeopleSoft Accounting Ledger experience
  • Team player who enjoys sharing knowledge and learning new skills
  • Working knowledge of Essbase/Cubus
  • Working knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management Applications

Business Category

FMG – Controls, Analytics & Reporting – Corporate & Other


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 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 #: 107347 

Nearest Major Market: Tampa