MetLife Capital Markets - Senior Financial Analyst in New York, New York

Job Description

As part of the MetLife, Inc. Capital Markets Group, within the Corporate Treasury function, this position assists in originating, executing and managing capital markets and intercompany transactions. The position requires knowledge of investment grade capital instruments including Commercial Paper, Senior Unsecured Debt, Credit Facilities, Subordinated Debt, Surplus Notes, Preferred Stock, and Common Stock. The Sr Financial Analyst is responsible for analyzing and evaluating the capital structure of the company and peers, preparing discounted cash flow models for the evaluation of proposed transactions, developing common dividend policy and analysis, developing board and management presentations, and coordinating capital and funding needs for MetLife, Inc. This position will interact with banking counterparties and assist in managing these relationships. He/she is also responsible for elements of Capital Policy including evaluating capital actions in stress and preparation of the contingent capital plan. The Sr Financial Analyst will participate in development of the FX strategy for Treasury together with Risk Management and the Investments functions. The position interacts with all levels of management, composes reports to track information, coordinates management follow-up activities, reviews Corporate Treasury related information in financial statements filed with the SEC, researches and analyzes peer transactions, tracks industry and market data and independently drives projects in concert with short and long-term goals. Additionally he/she will perform a number of daily/weekly/monthly administrative tasks including facilitating debt payments and debt compliance as well as work on ad-hoc projects as assigned.

Functional Requirements

  • Develops capital markets strategies and manages portfolio post-execution

  • Analyzes alternatives and gains in-depth understanding via discounted cash flow modeling techniques

  • Contributes to optimizing funding for subsidiaries

  • Initiates and monitors debt payments and compliance

  • Assists in quantification and analysis of FX exposures

  • Prepares board materials for senior management

  • Evaluates capital actions and prepares contingent capital plan

  • Defines, interprets, and implements specific financial analysis

  • Develops projects and ensures deliverables are timely met

  • Initiates process improvement opportunities, and approves and implements solutions

  • Works closely with and assists in managing investment bank relationships

  • Exhibits a high level of attention to detail

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of financial analysis experience in accounting, finance, capital markets

  • Expert user of Microsoft Excel. Demonstrated ability to illustrate data visually using appropriate charts, graphs and tables

  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Insurance Industry experience

  • Exposure to capital instruments, portfolio management techniques, FX, and Corporate Treasury

  • Strong knowledge of financial reporting practices, principles and legal requirements.

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, Mathematics, or equivalent business experience.

Number of Openings

1