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Country
Australia
Working Schedule
Full-Time
Work Arrangement
Hybrid
Relocation Assistance Available
No
Posted Date
27-Jun-2024
Job ID
2968

Description and Requirements

 

Summary of Responsibilities: 

 Process daily, weekly and monthly tasks including month-end journals and producing reports.

Manage and maintain Balance Sheet reconciliations. 

Assist auditors with their requirements during year-end audits.

Manage the assigned reconciliations each month with high quality on time.

Review and approve Concur expense submissions.

Process improvement on existing accounting processes.

Assist other team members when required.

 

 

Principal Responsibilities: 

 

Key Accountabilities:

 

  • Maintain Citi and other products, correspondent entries, and payments to our partners.
  • Manage the assigned reconciliations each month to a high standard on time and follow up on supporting documents with relevant teams.
  • Representing the Controller Team at the Credit Control Committee meetings.
  • Work closely with FP&A, ensure monthly accruals are processed on time and perform reconciliations before the ledger closes.
  • Month-end processes, including claims journals; reconciliations, payroll entries, expense allocation, and interface checking. 
  • Assist in implementing the new Retail Accounting system, UAT testing, reports development and review of manual journals prepared by the offshore team.
  • Assist internal and external auditors during the audit process and manage investigation of report recommendations.
  • Review and approve Concur submissions and follow up with cardholders when required.
  • Ad-hoc tasks when required and perform day-to-day tasks when other team members are on leave. 
  • Other projects when required.

 

 

 

 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies Required:

·         Experience in insurance industry highly preferable, or in a financial services environment.  

·         Qualified or studying for CA/CPA

·         Reconciliation and Spreadsheet skills (Intermediate to advanced Excel)

·         Track record in meeting deadlines consistently 

·         Ability to liaise effectively with other departments and external parties to MetLife

 

Personal Attributes:

 

·         Attention to Detail

·         Deadline driven

·         Can-do attitude

·         Teamwork

·         Demonstrates Initiative

·         Willing to take accountability for the completion of tasks

·         Effective communication

 

Benefits We Offer

Our benefits are designed to care for your holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer health care coverage for you and your family, insurance discounts for home, car, and pet protection, as well as parental leave. We also provide premium gym membership for you and your direct relatives, volunteer time off, discounts with specific universities, flexible Fridays, connectivity reimbursement, and much more!
About MetLife

Recognized on Fortune magazine's list of the 2023 "World's Most Admired Companies", 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!