Accountant. Regulatory Reporting -Brighthouse Financial

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Posted: March 21, 2017
  • Reference ID: 48661-en_US

Job Location: United States : Florida : Tampa  


In January 2016, MetLife announced a plan to pursue the separation of a substantial portion of its U.S. Retail segment. Once separated, the new business will be called Brighthouse Financial.

Brighthouse Financial will serve customers the way they want, need and deserve. It will focus on eliminating the complexity, confusion and cost that can get in the way of many Americans who are seeking financial security. We will bring products to the market that add value to our customers’ lives, and will be guided by a common set of values that focus on the customer and drive accountability.

Brighthouse Financial is seeking high-performing team members who are passionate about the company’s mission.  We are laser-focused on adding value to our customers and minimizing complexity in every decision and action. We are building high performing teams who set the bar high and hold each other accountable.

The key responsibilities include preparation of separate account, mortgage loan and alternative investment results, schedules and related disclosures included in the Company’s Form 10Ks, Form 10Qs, Quarterly Financial Supplement (QFS); Statutory quarterly and annual filings; and periodic rating agency surveys.  These financial reports support the Company’s ongoing operations, SEC & insurance statutory requirements and registered insurance product filings.  The position requires an understanding of GAAP, SEC and Statutory reporting requirements.


  • Preparation of daily and monthly account reconciliations and reporting
  • Preparation of balance sheet certifications
  • Preparation of annual GAAP financial statements and related disclosures
  • Preparation of external and internal audit support
  • Analyze and validate data from internal and external sources.
  • Research and resolution of system issues
  • Prepare mortgage loan and alternative investment disclosures in the 10-K, 10-Q, QFS, and stand-alone audited financial statements for on a GAAP & Statutory basis.
  • Prepare mortgage loan and alternative investment disclosures for the US Treasury and rating agencies.
  • Prepare Statutory Blue Book investment schedules.
  • Analyze business critical data and recommend improvements, and develop accurate and timely ad hoc reports.
  • Work with stakeholders to develop and document business requirements.
  • Respond to questions from external and internal auditors, front office and financial reporting
  • Implement new accounting pronouncements or disclosure requirements.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or other related fields
  • 5+ years of experience in a public or private company environment
  • Completion of or progress towards CPA or MBA preferred
  • Knowledge of GAAP & Statutory accounting
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (macros, pivot tables and advanced formulas)
  • Knowledge of MS Access
  • Organizational skills and ability to track various issues at one time
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Alternative investment, mortgage or separate account experience preferred
  • Experience with financial reporting systems (SAP, PeopleSoft and Hyperion preferred)




Investment Accounting & Reporting




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.

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