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  • Posting Location: Tampa, Florida

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Description and Requirements

Role Value Proposition:

The Manager  Tax, Investments & Insurance will review and improve US income tax provision calculations and documentation, and maintain quarterly tax adjustments, tax basis, and deferred tax assets/liabilities for assigned entities and investment portfolios. Utilize knowledge of ASC 740, tax accounting for investments and financial products, and will support the Tax Department’s initiatives to develop and enhance automated solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

    Develop and maintain Tax subject matter expertise in relevant investment areas such as fixed maturity and equity securities, mortgages, real estate, joint ventures, leveraged leases and derivatives.

    Understand the complex nuances between book and Tax accounting and reporting for assigned Investment areas and entities.

    Prepare/review US income tax provision and projections, ensure documentation is properly maintained.

    Liaise with and defer to others in Tax Department, including Tax counsel, to support tax controversy, transactions, special projects, tax return preparation and review.

    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 Senior Tax Management effectively, using concise summaries and recommendations.

    Research and document Tax, GAAP and STAT issues, as required.

    Collaborate with others who are not direct reports.

    Ability to promptly acquire an understanding of the organization's operations and its tax accounting systems and ability to meet deadlines and work independently.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


    5+ years of experience in one or more of the following key areas:

    Corporate income tax provision and/or return preparation and review

    Derivatives Accounting and or Leveraged Lease experience

    Public accounting or consulting firm, working as a dedicated Tax professional

    Tax Accounting experience and working knowledge of the following industries: Insurance, Banking, Lending, Financial Institution, Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Real Estate, REIT

    2+ years of experience managing people and projects

    Proficient with MS Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint



    MA in Taxation highly desired, Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or relevant field preferred

    CPA highly desired

    Working knowledge of US GAAP/STAT/Tax income tax provision requirements

    Tax accounting for financial products, real estate, and other securities OR experience reviewing heavy volume of 1065s/K-1s preferred.

    Experience using business intelligence tools such as Alteryx, TRCS, OAC or Power BI preferred.

    Experience using systems such as PAM, Investran, Yardi, PeopleSoft, etc.

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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