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  • Posting Location: Tampa, Florida

Country
United States
Working Schedule
Full-Time
Work Arrangement
Hybrid
Relocation Assistance Available
No
Posted Date
24-Apr-2024
Job ID
2445

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 Finance Manager, within the Global Securities Controls and Accounting department is a proactive, highly motivated, analytical, and technical contributor to the team.  The manager will review and improve finance and accounting processes, oversee quarterly controls and financial trending analysis.  Utilize knowledge of GAAP and STAT accounting treatment for investments and financial products and will support the team’s initiatives to develop and enhance automated solutions. 

 

 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Develop and maintain finance/accounting subject matter expertise in relevant investment areas such as fixed maturity and equity securities.
  • Understand the complex nuances of accounting and reporting for assigned Investment areas and entities.
  • Review GAAP/ STAT/ IFRS/ Solvency accounting controls, financial data trending analysis, ensure timely processing and accuracy of financial results.
  • Partner with other investments teams 
  • Utilize existing technology and contribute towards MetLife’s continuous improvement efforts to automate processes, increase efficiency, and provide quality solutions.
  • Communicate and present results to leadership effectively, using concise summaries and recommendations.
  • Research and document GAAP and STAT issues, as required.
  • Provide GAAP and STAT internal/external audit support.
  • Ability to promptly acquire an understanding of the organization's operations and its accounting systems and ability to meet deadlines and work independently.

 

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 5+ years of experience in one or more of the following key areas:
  • Corporate Finance and or Accounting in a public or private company environment
  • Insurance industry experience.  
  • Working knowledge of GAAP/STAT accounting concepts, principles, and practices.
  • Financial reconciliation and trending analysis experience
  • 2+ years of experience managing people and projects.
  • Proficiency in Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP’s, embedded formulas, etc)
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with success in setting goals and competing priorities.
  • Strong analytical, technical and communication skills

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/Finance or relevant field preferred.
  • Proficiency in business intelligence and automation platforms such as Alteryx, SQL, PowerBI, etc. preferred.
  • Knowledge of financial accounting and reporting systems (PAM, BI Publish, PeopleSoft, Other Oracle products) preferred.

 


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!
Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans

If you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at accommodations@metlife.com. This information will be held in confidence and used only to determine an appropriate accommodation for the application process.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.