Senior Auditor I, Information Technology - Brighthouse Financial

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Posted: March 31, 2017
  • Reference ID: 51181-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 Senior Auditor I, Information Technology role reports to Brighthouse Financial’s Internal Audit Leaders and is a key member to our team. They will focus on the top risks to Brighthouse’s strategy which include financial, operational and product risks. In addition to providing assurance services, the Senior Auditor I will be engaged in advisory projects aligned to Brighthouse’s strategy. 


The Senior Auditor I, Information Technology may be accountable for leading sections of audits or entire audits and will have the opportunity to supervise internal staff and co-sourcing resources. They will plan and execute audits and advisory services designed to focus on areas of 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 Senior Auditor I for Technology will primarily be responsible for conducting audits of Brighthouse’s information technology environment, they must also be willing to expand their auditing skills by learning areas outside of IT such as Finance, Operations, and Risk Management. The Senior Auditor I, Information Technology should have an interest in developing their business knowledge as well as using data and analytics to focus on risk. In addition to performing audits, the incumbent will work on SOX.



  • Use 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 managers and team members to develop the scope and audit approach for assigned audits to ensure we focus on the right risks and hold the business accountable to the appropriate level of risk mitigation
  • Leverage experience and auditing skills to cover a broad range of risks to business, technology and data
  • Perform quality of work to ensure conclusions and findings are adequately supported
  • Provide subject matter expertise in risk identification and mitigation, including process design and controls
  • Work with external audit teams, consultants, and regulators as needed


  • Competent knowledge of financial services / IT operations, procedures and policies.  Strong familiarity with appropriate business processes and transactions
  • Strong knowledge of IT general controls, operating system and database platforms, IT governance processes, IT Risk Management’s assessment processes, Third Party Risk, and IT application control concepts
  • Competent knowledge of generally accepted audit standards, Corporate Internal Audit standards, COBIT principles, and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Knowledge of process design and controls testing and proper documentation; Ability to understand how to use data to identify risks
  • Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree preferred
  • 2-5 years of auditing experience; Big Four public accounting experience preferred
  • Certified as, or working towards, a CIA, CPA, CISA or FLMI designation


Travel will be limited as Charlotte, NC is the corporate headquarters with infrequent travel to operations in Convent Station, NJ and Tampa, FL.


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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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Requisition #: 51181 

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