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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 focus of this position is to manage various aspects of financial reporting in a dynamic and fast paced environment, while ensuring accurate and timely SEC filings.


The position requires an understanding of SEC/GAAP reporting and period-ending reporting processes and procedures.  This individual must work closely with other reporting teams and the technical accounting group.  The position is responsible for the successful support of and interaction with each line of business controller, legal departments, investor relations and all functional areas providing financial data. The position is responsible for coordination and effective interaction with the internal and external auditors. 


Key Responsibilities:  

Assist and support the following reporting functions:

  • The annual and quarterly preparation of the SEC filings for multiple SEC registrants (including 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, Proxy Statement, Annual Report, registration statements and others), to meet all reporting requirements and filing deadlines. This includes the primary focus on the preparation and review of the Forepart including MD&A, disclosure support, and the coordination with various areas of the organization including our internal and external auditors. This also includes the review of disclosure checklists and financial statements.
  • Quality assurance reviews across various internal and external reports, presentations, publications, and releases.
  • Other responsibilities which include external audit coordination, management representation letters, escalation, certifications, and calendar management.
  • The preparation and resolution of on-going ad hoc requests and projects, including accounting guidance adoptions, process improvement, enhanced reporting, and technical research.
  • Contribute and support various additional functions for the larger reporting organization such as continuous process improvements and execution of ongoing goals and objectives. 


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 7 to 10 years of experience required (which includes managerial experience).
  • Candidate must have demonstrated leadership competencies in current or historical roles.
  • Candidate must have strong oral and written communication, analytical and interpersonal skills and be able to interact in an effective manner with all levels of personnel.
  • Time management and documentation skills are considered vital for this role.
  • Requires a high degree of professionalism, sound judgment and discretion in communications with internal and external parties.
  • Candidate should possess strong facilitation skills with the ability to effectively communicate and build professional working relationships with senior management, line of business and functional area representatives and associates.
  • The ability to work independently as well as in team environment, while managing multiple assignments simultaneously and having a strong service orientation is considered ideal.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and Master’s degree and/or CPA designation highly preferred.
  • Public accounting and/or SEC reporting experience highly 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.

The salary range for applicants for this position is 103100 - 137400.
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

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MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.
103100 - 137400