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  • Posting Location: Bridgewater, New Jersey

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Role Title:          Audit Manager
Hybrid role, 200 Park Ave, NYC.   
(Bridgewater, NJ candidates will need to travel to NYC during an audit, a few times that week.)

Role Value Proposition:

Internal Audit (IA) is an independent, global organization that plays an important role in partnering with the business to ensure that management anticipates, recognizes, and appropriately manages risks. We protect MetLife and our stakeholders through meaningful independent assurance and advice, while advocating for risk management and internal controls.

We’re looking for an Audit Manager who would be excited to join a dynamic and highly collaborative team. The Audit Manager is responsible for performing audits of financial, operational, and compliance risk management. The individual should be comfortable sharing their ideas, building client relationships, and delivering high quality and impactful results to stakeholders.  The Audit Manager will participate in the delivery of audit assignments as follows:


Key Responsibilities

  1. Lead audits of financial and operational management programs and processes.
  2. Run audit life cycle, including planning, fieldwork, reporting, and issues management. 
    1. Develop audit scope and review evidence of controls.
    2. Conduct walkthroughs with first and second line management to assess controls design.
    3. Identify, assess, and present findings and their impact to management along with recommendations on practical yet effective mitigation strategies.
    4. Draft audit reports
    5. Manage relationships closely with stakeholders to keep them informed of status and exceptions (“no surprises”).
    6. Review audit deliverables prepared by junior associates to make sure that they meet departmental and professional standards of quality in support of audit conclusions.
    7. Review testing on corrective actions to ensure that remediation implemented is effective.
    8. Review annual SOX testing within Risk Management, Compliance, and/or Legal Management.
    9. Provide input into annual audit pipeline
    10. Identify and aggregate audit themes for MetLife Senior Leadership and Board
    11. Develop analytics solutions for effective audit risk assessments and testing
    12. Lead and mentor junior associates

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a preference of 8-10 years of risk and/or audit experience
  • Clear written and verbal communications
  • Ability to work with colleagues across cultures and countries
  • Strong foundation in audit concepts and techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge in risk management leading practices, especially within Enterprise Risk Management (Financial and Operational Risk). Other experience in regulatory compliance and fraud a plus.

The salary range for applicants for this position is $103,100 - 135,000..
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!
Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans

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MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.
$103,100 - 135,000.