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Description and Requirements

This role is a team member of the RIS Operational Controls and Reporting Team located in Tampa aligned to the Retirement and Income Solutions (RIS) business. This position ensures the proper control environment is in place to drive a consistent and effective operational approach across all RIS Operations supported businesses (US Pensions, Structured Settlements, Income Annuities) and partners closely with US Risk, GTO Risk, Audit and Compliance to maintain consistent reporting standards and approach to mitigate risk. 

Key Responsibilities

·         Work with the RIS Operations and Service to ensure the implementation or enhancement of controls within their areas and mitigate applicable risks. 

·         Work with Internal/External Audit partners and relevant business partners to remediate audit identified issues. Ensure issue identification, root cause analysis and resolution. 

·         Identifies any trends and work with the leadership team to analyze and apply corrective action. 

·         Provide control improvement and best practice recommendations to RIS Service and Operations.

·         Act as audit, compliance and risk liaison to coordinate requests from internal and external audit and compliance reviews.  

·         Track and manage audit/review deliverables, supporting documentation requests, walkthroughs and meetings.

·         Assist with the review of policies, procedures, process flows, supporting documentations.

·         Facilitates appropriate coordination, oversight and cascading of certain policy or regulatory considerations and execution within RIS Operations.

·         Appropriately assess risk when business/operational decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding MetLife, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to policy, applying sound ethical judgment as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.

·         Assist with special projects and reviews.

Qualification and Competencies

·       Working knowledge of the financial services/retirement/insurance industry, RIS operational transactions and processes supported (preferred, not required)

·       Familiarity with execution of first line of defense review/ or operational risk testing and risk management principles

·       Knowledge in testing, evaluating the adequacy of internal controls design and operating effectiveness

·       Able to understand regulations and requirements; strong understanding of risks and controls

·       Willingness to adapt and respond appropriately to demands, priorities and challenges

·       Strong attention to detail, analysis and problem resolving skills

·       Independent and able to lead projects, tasks, etc

·       Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively; work independently; use good judgement

·       Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office tools to include Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Powerpoint

The salary range for applicants for this position is 75,000 - 83,000.
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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75,000 - 83,000