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MetLife Senior Financial Analyst in Tampa, Florida

Job Location: Tampa, Fl

Role Value Proposition:

As a member of MetLife’s Global Financial Close team, the Senior Financial Analyst position will be responsible for activities in support of the monthly and quarterly financial close and accurate and timely preparation of consolidated financial statements for MetLife Inc. and applicable subsidiaries. This position works with associates at multiple levels within the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports timely and accurate completion of monthly/quarterly closes. This includes but is not limited to the following

  • Performs reconciliation of enterprise wide inter-company transactions and balances. Identifies and brings issues to resolution. Communicates with stakeholders as needed.

  • Monitors equity accounts on a monthly basis and certifies opening balances quarterly.

  • Record/process HFM entries and maintain entry log. Support audit testing of entries.

  • Cordination / distribution of financial information to external auditors.

  • Monthly update, quality review, and oversight of certain close processes including interaction between ledgers and HFM. Identifies and helps bring issues to resolution

  • Continually seeking opportunities for improvement, and partner with internal and external teams to implement best in class processes.

  • Reviews, enriches and approves ledger chart of values requests.

  • Works on ad-hoc customer requests, audit requests and projects as assigned.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 5+ years of experience in accounting/finance or reporting.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Business or an applicable field of expertise.


  • Strong PC skills (MS Excel 2010)

  • Experience working with HFM and Peoplesoft

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work with associates at all levels, including senior management

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and effectively cope with change, including independently learning new skills and knowledge as required.

  • Ability to work within tight time constraints and multiple priorities

  • Ability to work on initiatives independently

  • Experience with foreign currency translations a plus.

Business Category

Financial Management Group - Global Financial Close

Number of Openings


MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 109940