The Financial Analyst position will perform a variety of accounting, supervisory and project level functions related to MetLife's Private Equity & Real Estate Joint Venture Portfolio. These functions include preparation and/or review of all GAAP and STAT accounting and reporting, as well as project work related to system & process enhancements. The department is a fast-paced work environment with numerous non-routine processes where associates must be quick learners, very organized with the ability to multitask and prioritize conflicting job responsibilities.
Cash monitoring and equity pick up processing and review. Liaison with individual partnerships to reconcile accounting differences.
Prepare GAAP and STAT journal entries, analytical explanations for various changes in net investment income and carrying value, subsidiary accounting transactions, reconciliations from sub ledger to reporting system (HFM) for book value and net investment income and Balance Sheet Certifications.
Prepare consolidations, GAAP & STAT reporting footnote submissions to included AVR, Schedule BA & RBC for Other Invested Assets.
Review and post cash transactions, annual GAAP reconciliations against audited property financials.
Leading and coordinating system and process enhancements to improve efficiency of accounting and reporting processes.
Provide documentation as needed to the Tax department, SOX, external auditors, and internal auditors
Handle ad hoc requests as they arise.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum of 1 year accounting or finance experience
Experience with equity method accounting preferred
Experience with working cohesively in a team
Effective decision-making skills, sound judgment and ability to work independently
Experience with Yardi, PeopleSoft, HFM, Cubus and Cognos preferred
Proficiency with advanced features of excel
Alteryx experience preferred
Strong Communication Skills
"At MetLife, we're leading the global transformation of an industry we've long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we're dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers."
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 help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies."
MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.
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With 152 years of experience, the MetLife companies are a leading innovator and a recognized leader in protection planning and retirement and savings solutions around the world. We have established a strong presence in more than 40 markets globally through organic growth, acquisitions, joint ventures and other partnerships. We are strengthening our global brand by extending core products and competencies to markets around the world – an important driver of growth for the enterprise.Around the world, the MetLife companies offer life, accident and health insurance, retirement and savings products through agents, third-party distributors such as banks and brokers, and direct marketing channels. We work with families, corporations and governments to provide them with solutions that offer financial guarantees in their lives. Our name is recognized and trusted by tens of millions of customers worldwide, and we serve more than 90 of the top 100 FORTUNE 500® companies in the United States. We have the experience, global resources and vision to provide financial certainties for an uncertain world.