Responsibilities:
  • Prepares US GAAP adjustment entries required for the completeness of monthly US GAAP financial statements.  Examples include separate account assets, fixed assets and trademark amortization, equity pick up, and DAC.
  • Prepares the playbook for any once off unusual capital transactions. For example dividends, equity transfers, portfolio transfers, dissolution’s, liquidations etc.
  • Prepares Balance Sheet Account reconciliation and certification for FSC entries.  Ensures all accounts in FSC ownership are correct and supporting documentation abides by the MetLife policy.
  • Prepares a set of SEC regulatory disclosures required for the preparation of the 10Q/K in cooperation with the countries/sub-regions and under the guidance of the US SEC team.
  • Monitors ICP reports throughout the close period to ensure all ICPs outages are being addressed.
  • Assists in projects or ad hoc work run by the FSC
Requirements:
  • Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent and Qualified Member of Professional Accounting Association (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP rules for Life Insurance companies.  
  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting/Controlling within Life Insurance.
  • Proficient in English
  • Proven record of dealing with US Multinational reporting deadlines across multiple times zones.
  • Prior experience with international reporting including an understanding of the impact of foreign exchange.
  • Proficient in use of computerized financial systems.
  • Knowledge of People Soft and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) (an advantage).
  • Effective in time management, planning and prioritization.
  • Works positively in changing environment and strives for continuous improvement in processes and tasks.
  • Ability to work within tight time constraints and multiple priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork and collaboration.
We offer:
  • Attractive benefits package (insurance, retirement plan, medical care and multisport).
  • Stable work based on a contract of employment.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • The opportunity to develop and gain experience.
  • Multinational environment with a high standard of work in a prestigious organization