Auditor II - Finance - Brighthouse Financial

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Posted: December 09, 2016
  • Reference ID: 28501-en_US

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Charlotte  


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.


Brighthouse Financial Auditor II reports to Brighthouse Financial’s Internal Audit Leaders. The Auditor II is an important member to our team. They support the team by helping perform assurance and advisory services focusing on the top risks to Brighthouse’s strategy which includes financial, operational and product risks. In addition to providing assurance services, the Auditor II will participate in advisory projects aligned to Brighthouse’s strategy. 


The Auditor II is responsible for executing specific sections of audits in all areas of the company. They will aid in performing risk assessments, design evaluation and control effectiveness testing designed to focus on top risk to the company and risk mitigation. They are leaders who take ownership, accountability and pride in their work and the success of the team. While the Internal Auditor II will primarily be responsible for performing audits of Brighthouse’s finance, accounting, and investments areas, they must also be willing to audit and learn all areas of the company such as Product, Operations, IT and Risk Management by performing audits in the respective areas. The Auditor II should have an interest in developing their knowledge of data and analytic skills to focus on risk. In addition to performing audits, the Auditor II will work on SOX.



  • Utilize the Internal Audit department’s risk and audit methodology, audit processes, reporting and technology.
  • Ensure business risk is the compass that guides everything we do.
  • Work closely with audit seniors and team members to develop the scope and audit approach assigned audits to ensure we focus on the right risk and hold the business accountable to the appropriate level of risk mitigation.
  • Develop experience and auditing skills to cover a broad range of risks, including business, technology and data.
  • Perform quality of work to ensure conclusions and findings are adequately supported.
  • Willingness to improve and increase knowledge by taking on new assignments and responsibilities in multiple areas.
  • Ability to understand risk identification and mitigation, including process design and controls.


  • Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred
  • 0-3 years public accounting or financial services internal audit experience
  • CPA candidate or equivalent designation
  • Performing operational and financial audits
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Audit Standards, IIA standards, accounting and auditing sampling and testing methodologies, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, and SEC.
  • Knowledge of process design and controls testing and proper documentation
  • Base knowledge of risks associated with data and applications


Internal Audit





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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