Manager, Regulatory Reporting - Brighthouse Financial

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Posted: December 09, 2016
  • Reference ID: 26662-en_US

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.


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.


Job Location


United States : North Carolina : Charlotte


Alternate Job Location


Not Applicable : Not Applicable


Principal Responsibilities 


  • Support senior leadership with close and calendar management for SEC/GAAP reporting
  • Execute tasks defined by senior leadership to help improve status reporting and accountability and to manage team members towards same
  • Assist senior leadership with defining and tracking key close metrics to enable the organization to perform post-mortem evaluations
  • Oversee coordination and preparation of the Quarterly Financial Supplement
  • Provide approval for the addition of new accounts and legal entities to the general ledger which requires deep understanding of ledger structure and GAAP ledger processes
  • Assist senior leadership with internal GAAP representation letter processes
  • Facilitate quarterly/annual audits by internal auditors and independent external auditors
  • Review the preparation and data collection for all quarterly financial statements 
  • Oversee SEC and US GAAP reporting disclosures
  • Support the development, documentation and implementation of controls and procedures in accordance with SOX
  • Conduct analytical reviews on core GAAP financial statements




  • Up to 50% for training


Required Qualifications 


  • 7+ years of experience in accounting, finance or a similar field of expertise
  • Knowledge and experience in external reporting (e.g., standard reporting, ad hoc reporting, slice-and-dice and drill-down reporting) to perform detail analysis on financial statements to tell consolidated P&L and balance sheet stories
  • Experience working with life insurers GAAP financial statements preparation and supervision 
  • Experience facilitating processes across different business units
  • Experience analyzing corporate and business unit financial results to produce consolidated financial analytics
  • Experience working with business unit and corporate leadership
  • Experience in analyzing financial results
  • Knowledge and experience in the life insurance market
  • Knowledge and experience in external SEC/GAAP reporting requirements
  • Knowledge and experience in working with general ledgers and industry reconciliation tools
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PeopleSoft/Cubus (or similar general ledger application)


Preferred Qualifications


  • Completion of, or working towards, CPA or MBA highly desired
  • Experience in financial reporting, SEC reporting or public accounting preferred


Required Education


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a similar field of expertise


Business Category


Brighthouse Financial






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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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