Life and Health Actuarial Student-Brighthouse Financial

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Posted: May 08, 2017
  • Reference ID: 55781-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.


The Life and Health Valuation area within Brighthouse Financial Actuarial is seeking to fill a full-time actuarial student role.  This candidate will be responsible for analyzing the results of valuation calculations, explaining reserve variances and interpreting financial trends, identifying significant variances in earnings items and researching explanations, testing and modeling new regulatory requirements, supporting GAAP projections.  Other duties include responding to requests from regulators, auditors, and accountants.



  • Report results of GAAP valuation calculations. Verify and test calculations
  • Be a key player in the migration to a new modeling system
  • Perform monthly analysis to verify reserve calculations.  Explain reserve variances and interpret financial trends
  • Update valuation systems for new products and funds as well as valuation assumptions including annual valuation assumptions, and regulatory changes
  • Modify validation models to assist with various ad-hoc analyses
  • Prepare data for industry and company analysis of emerging regulations
  • Prepare actuarial portions of the financial statements and the federal income tax
  • Answer ad-hoc questions pertaining to the reserves
  • Complete rating agency surveys according to the Financial Reporting Timetable
  • Respond to requests from regulators, auditors, and accountants


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science or a related discipline. 
  • Pre ASA.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications and VBA. 
  • Excellent technical and analytical skills
  • Self-starter, results-driven, customer-focused and strong team player/builder
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Familiarity with actuarial concepts including life contingencies a plus.
  • Insurance industry experience a plus.












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 #: 55781 

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