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Senior Financial Analyst

Date Posted: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33647

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : Florida : Tampa  


Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior Financial Analyst role is a member of the Legal Entity Reporting & Analysis Team which is part of the Expense Center of Excellence.  The team focuses on GAAP and STAT expense analysis by Legal Entity to support the Controller areas with necessary expense deliverables including the 10-Q/K and Blue Books.  The position also supports expense account governance (QFS policy, COV processing, the Master Expense Hierarchy) and various ad hoc projects. We strive to fully explain and analyze other expenses by providing robust reporting packages to our internal customers and management.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Review quarterly expense results for legal entities and perform research on variances for area of responsibility.
  • Assist in expense account governance and ad hoc projects.
  • Performs analysis, prepares reports, and conducts research and special projects as required.
  • Prepare reports accurately, on time and in compliance with Company requirements.
  • Support external reporting (QFS, GAAP, STAT) requirements.
  • Ensure expense categorization and amounts are accurate and complete for financial reporting.
  • Identify, Implement or strengthen internal controls in existing/new processes.
  • Maintain auditable supporting documentation for year end, internal/external audits and SOX compliance.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 5+ years total financial analysis in a public or private company environment.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, interpersonal, communications, prioritization & time management skills.
  • Strong proficiency with computer systems, PC’s and financial software applications (ie spreadsheets, financial modeling software).
  • Strong knowledge of accounting concepts, principles and practices.
  • Ability to present and communicate financial data concisely and clearly with conclusions and recommendations in a manner that both financial & non-financial audiences can understand.



  • BA/BS degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting, OR equivalent experience completion of, or working towards CPA or MBA preferred.
  • Insurance industry, financial reporting/analysis experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of project management techniques.


Business Category

Financial Management Group - Controls, Analysis & Reporting


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 #: 105917 

Nearest Major Market: Tampa