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Senior Financial Analyst

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Date Posted: Jan 18, 2023

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

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Whippany  

Alternate Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Whippany 

Work Arrangement: Hybrid 


Role Value Proposition 

At MetLife, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities.  This role within the Investments Finance team is responsible for supporting the Net Investment Income/Asset Planning and Projections and related analysis and attribution of results.  The group regularly delivers results and analysis to the Chief Investment Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and other senior-level officers.  In addition, team members have extensive interaction with Portfolio Managers and Asset Sector Specialists in the Investments Group and other departments across the Enterprise. 

Key Responsibilities  

  • Prepare reports to support Investment Asset and Net Investment Income analysis.
  • Work closely with Portfolio Managers and Asset Sector Specialists to obtain inputs to support the monthly projection process.
  • Analyze data and process flows to improve forecasting/modeling accuracy.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of all outputs from the projections model and provide a well-analyzed & detailed attribution of the results to senior management.
  • Work closely with various partners across the Enterprise to understand and implement the necessary support for Investments.
  • Ad-hoc requests. Analyze and implement process improvements.


Required Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience in Finance/Accounting/Investments
  • 4+ years of experience working with Excel in a corporate setting, including pivot tables and v-lookups.


Preferred Qualifications

  • B.S./B.A. degree in Finance, Accounting or a relevant field of expertise.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Insurance and Investment industry experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate with all levels of management; work effectively independently as well as with teammates.
  • Ability to structure and conduct detailed, data-driven analyses.
  • Proven ability to independently manage multiple assignments and demonstrate initiative.
  • Attention to detail, yet able to summarize and communicate complex issues effectively.
  • Proficient use of MS Office (Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint) and Business Intelligence Tools.
  • Ability to work additional hours during peak times.
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft, Essbase, Hyperion, COGNOS/CUBUS, QRM, Kamakura, a plus.
  • Knowledge of Life Insurance GAAP, Statutory accounting and RBC a plus.
  • MBA, CPA, CFA, CMA, Masters in Economics, Mathematics, or Financial Engineering or Actuarial


Business Category 

Financial Management  


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.