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Senior Financial Analyst

Date Posted: Nov 26, 2021

Location: Whippany, NJ, US, 7981

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior Financial Analyst will play an integral role in the recently created UK Longevity Reinsurance (UKL) line of business within Retirement Income Solutions (RIS). The RIS business, one of the largest U.S. segments in MetLife, sells a broad range of annuity and investment products including, guaranteed investment contracts and other stable value products, pension risk transfer products, structured settlements, institutional income annuities and certain products to fund company-, bank- or trust owned life insurance and funding agreements.


The successful candidate will report to a Director within the RIS Controllers Team and will support UKL product implementation and internal/external GAAP and STAT reporting. The position is responsible for developing, enhancing and documenting existing reporting, analysis and control procedures as well as ongoing analysis and reporting of the UKL business. The role will work closely with the UKL Operations Team and functional partners, including Reinsurance, Actuarial, CFO, and TAG.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Support monthly and quarterly GAAP and STAT reporting for UKL  
  • Prepare and/or consolidate monthly and quarterly analysis including, trends, actual versus projection and comparison to prior periods to ensure the accuracy of product financial results
  • Ensure adequate internal control procedures are in place and implement new procedures as needed to ensure accurate financial reporting. Maintain documentation around key processes and controls.
  • Partner as needed to support product implementation, including supporting administrative and operational integration of MetLife’s UKL business
  • Coordinate data and information sharing across various functional partners
  • Assist as needed on ad-hoc projects/requests


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 5-7 years of working experience in at least two of the following:
    • Financial reporting
    • Reinsurance accounting
  • Proactive, strategic problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of PS ledger



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of reinsurance business
  • Knowledge of insurance company operations


Business Category

RIS Controllers


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.



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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.



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Requisition #: 121184