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Financial Consultant - Private Equity

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Date Posted: Aug 11, 2022

Location(s): Whippany, NJ, US, 7981

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is one of the largest institutional investors and asset managers in the world, with over $669 billion in combined managed assets, and has consistently generated superior returns for both policyholders and shareholders. The enterprise has more than 900 dedicated professionals with extensive experience and expertise across public and private fixed income and private assets, including real estate.  Visit us at to learn more.


The incumbent will perform a variety of financial studies to analyze and report financial information surrounding the Alternative Investments portfolio. Core responsibilities will relate to the private equity portfolio but additional responsibilities will relate to hedge funds.  The incumbent is expected to determine the validity of data and provide supporting explanations of conclusions reached. He/she will support the team’s analysis/reporting by maintaining financial reporting infrastructure and establishing controlled processes.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Attribution of portfolio performance to various industry and custom benchmarks.
  • Description of private equity net investment income drivers.
  • Maintains history and tracks current performance of the hedge fund portfolio.
  • Portfolio allocation reporting across numerous views/slices.
  • Creation and maintenance of key exhibits used for the Alternative Investments quarterly package.
  • Creation of quarterly ‘fund of fund’ reporting packages for use by multiple internal business partners.
  • Conducts research and/or participates in special studies, models basic to moderately complex future short- and long-term financial results.
  • Prepares financial reports from multiple sources, compiles databases, and formulates spreadsheets.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting, or equivalent work experience.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, interpersonal, communications, prioritization and time management skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to present and communicate financial data concisely and clearly with conclusions and recommendations.


  • Prior experience with private equity and/or hedge funds.
  • Familiarity with private equity analytical tool iLevel.
  • Bachelor's degree required. Completion of or progress towards CPA or MBA preferred.
  • Prior Experience with Bloomberg.





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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, 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 #: 127106