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Senior Financial Analyst

Date Posted: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33647 Whippany, NJ, US, 7981

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

Senior Financial Analyst within the Global Securities Accounting & Controls group.  Responsibilities include performing a variety of financial reconciliations and analytics to verify the accuracy of ledger balances for bond and equity securities held by MetLife. Additionally, this candidate is a key contributor to ensure accurate reporting of financial results on a monthly/quarterly basis. The position reports to the Director of the Global Securities Accounting & Controls group.   


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Review complex transactions and prepare/post journal entries
  • Sub-ledger vs ledger financial balance reconciliations
  • Researching of reconciliation breaks and documentation of reconciling items
  • Assist in financial data analysis, trending for month-end close , reporting submissions and ad-hoc reports
  • Participate and assist with continuous process review and improvement, including increasing automation with technology


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills: 


  • 3+ yrs. financial experience in a public or private company environment
  • Working knowledge of GAAP/STAT/IFRS/JGAAP/Solvency II accounting concepts, principles, and practices
  • Proficiency in Excel (pivot tables, vlookups, etc) required



  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting 
  • Proficiency in Access (tables, queries, etc), Alteryx or programming languages a plus
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, solve problems and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of financial reporting systems (PAM, BI Publisher, PeopleSoft, HFM) a plus


Business Category

Financial Management Group_12713



0% - 10%


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.



Requisition #: 122209


Nearest Major Market: Tampa