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Senior Auditor - Investment Management

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Date Posted: Jan 21, 2023

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

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

Internal Audit (IA) is an independent global organization that plays an important role in partnering with the business to ensure that management anticipates, recognizes, and appropriately manages risks. We protect MetLife and our stakeholders through meaningful independent assurance and advice, while advocating for risk management and internal controls.  Our team is responsible for covering MetLife Investment Management (MIM), which includes front office trading, middle office operations and investments compliance for affiliated and 3rd party clients.


We’re looking for a Senior Auditor that’s excited to be part of a dynamic and highly collaborative team. Someone that is comfortable sharing their ideas and is passionate about building client relationships and delivering high quality impactful results to stakeholders.  The ideal candidate is a generalist, offering a broad scope of knowledge within the Investments industry.


The Senior Auditor has responsibility for the participation in and delivery of audit assignments as follows:


Key Responsibilities:  


  • Performs audit work to assess the soundness, adequacy, compliance with MetLife Policy and use of best practices for MetLife Investments group operational processes/controls
  • Performs Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) testing including process walkthroughs and re-performance of key controls to ensure that controls are properly designed and operating effectively
  • Assists in the preparation of audit findings and the development of audit reports.  Interacts with audit management and the business stakeholder as necessary
  • Applying the department’s goals and key initiatives, which include an innovation driven mentality, focus on Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and use of data analytics

Project Management

  • Participates in projects, completing assigned tasks and responsibilities within budget and agreed timelines (and explaining variances)
  • Communicate timely and appropriately with identified stakeholders within IA and business management

Relationship Management

  • Consults with clients in developing action plans to resolve control issues or risks
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with fellow auditors and clients
  • Collaborate with external auditors, assess efficiency opportunities, and deliver savings when applicable


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 3+ years of progressively responsible audit experience including roles in audit control, public accounting, risk management and/or advisory experience
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Audit Standards, IIA standards, risks and controls, audit sampling and testing methodologies, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, and the financial services industry
  • Strong analytical, deductive, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills



  • Professional certification (e.g. CIA, CPA)
  • Basic knowledge of investment products (e.g., fixed income securities, derivatives, mortgage loans)

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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.