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Description and Requirements

Role Value Proposition: 

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 individual and institutional customers. We’re united by our purpose to help our customers and each other create a confident future; we’re guided by empathy; and we’re inspired by each other to make a difference in the lives of our coworkers, customers, communities, and the world at large. At MetLife, it’s #AllTogetherPossible. Join us!  



The Internal Audit Department plays a key role in the internal control system of MetLife. We provide independent and objective assurance over the design and effectiveness of internal controls to mitigate risks and provide advisory services designed to improve the operations. This role is a contributing member of the US Business audit team and will support the Lead Auditor and Audit Team Leader in delivering meaningful independent assurance and advice, while advocating for risk management and internal controls.


The ideal candidate contributes to quality audits and successfully delivers on project activities commitments. This role assists throughout the audit life cycle for effective audit execution and documentation using contemporary techniques (agile, data analytics, digital tools) to achieve better audit outcomes (i.e., valued audit results to stakeholders, deeper/broader coverage). This includes exploring opportunities to acquire, 

understand and use data to deliver valued insights and fact-based assurance. This role embraces and models MetLife’s Success Principles while contributing to department strategy and activities. Auditors help set priorities, meet deadlines, and escalate issues where necessary.



Key Responsibilities:  


·         Assist in audit work in accordance with department methodology to assess the soundness, adequacy, compliance, and cost-effectiveness of the enterprise's operational, financial, and information systems controls.

·         Prepare audit deliverables that meet departmental and professional standards of quality.

·         Explore and adopt contemporary techniques for better audit outcomes.

·         Escalate issues or concerns in a timely manner.

Project Management

·         Support the audit leader in tracking and validating closure of internal audit issues.

Relationship Management

·         Communicate timely and effectively with identified stakeholders within Internal Audit department and business management.

·         Maintain a positive working relationship with fellow auditors and auditees, sustaining ongoing relationships with key business contacts.



Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 1-2 years internal audit, external audit, or controls assessment experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools such as Excel, Word, Visio
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Basic understanding of auditing practices and methodologies, and applies them to the work
  • Strong analytical abilities and attention to detail
  • Skill preparing and presenting information clearly and concisely
  • Basic ability to navigate conflict management, negotiation, and influence


  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant training/certification  
  • Understanding of tools used for data analytics



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.

Benefits We Offer

Our U.S. benefits address holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer a comprehensive health plan that includes medical/prescription drug and vision, dental insurance, and no-cost short- and long-term disability. We also provide company-paid life insurance and legal services, a retirement pension funded entirely by MetLife and 401(k) with employer matching, group discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance, as well as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs, parental leave, volunteer time off, tuition assistance and much more!
About MetLife

Recognized on Fortune magazine's list of the 2023 "World's Most Admired Companies" as well as the 2023 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ®, 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 individual and institutional customers. With operations in more than 40 markets, we hold leading positions in the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our purpose is simple - to help our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world at large create a more confident future. United by purpose and guided by empathy, we’re inspired to transform the next century in financial services. At MetLife, it’s #AllTogetherPossible. Join us!
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