20 days old
2017-11-032017-12-03

Accounting Consultant - Brighthouse Financial

MetLife
Charlotte, NC
**Job Location:** United States : North Carolina : Charlotte







Brighthouse Financial is a new company established by MetLife. Were on a mission to help people achieve financial security. Built on a foundation of industry knowledge and experience, we specialize in offering essential annuity and life insurance products designed to help customers protect what theyve earned and ensure it lasts more predictably. In an industry that often has a reputation for complexity, confusion, and cost, Brighthouse Financial is different. Our approach includes simplicity, transparency, and more value so customers can face the future with confidence.







Brighthouse Financial is seeking passionate, high-performing team members to help us carry out our mission and be part of an exciting journey toward improving the financial futures of our millions of customers. Sound like you? Read on.







**Role Value Proposition:**







Reporting to the Finance Lead under Controller Operations, this position will be responsible for coordinating support for SEC filings, including preparing the Management Discussion & Analysis section of the 10Q/K. Partnership with other areas across the organization such as External Reporting and Investment Reporting are critical to success. The Consultant will perform tasks independently with limited supervision and a high degree of accountability, as well as have general insurance and reinsurance business knowledge that enhances their relative contribution to the organization. (S)he will provide direct support to various stakeholders including the Controller, Treasury, ALM, and other functional areas. In addition to the production of key management and financial reporting, this is a highly visible position that requires the ability to think critically and use the appropriate level of judgement to propose value added solutions to potential issues.







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Preparation of various sections of the 10K/Q including drafting the Management Discussion & Analysis



+ Prepare financial reporting decks and packages used to present financial results to senior management and board members



+ Review quarter-end and year-end audited financial Statements and footnotes, and



+ Prepare financial reports to comply with regulatory and rating agency requests



+ Initiate process opportunities and implement improved solutions



+ Provide support for Stat preparation of Blue Books and audited financials.



+ Support internal and external audits and Financial Controls/SOX team as required.



+ Perform other general accounting duties as needed.



+ Lead or participate in special projects as required.



+ Present legal entity and product-level results to senior management.



+ Provide accounting/financial reporting guidance and training to lower level analysts as needed







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







+ 8+ years of experience in US GAAP Accounting financial reporting and analysis.



+ B.A./B.S. in Accounting/Finance or equivalent.



+ CPA, MBA, or CMA highly desired.



+ Proficient in insurance and reinsurance accounting and US Stat.



+ Proficient in US GAAP. Prior experience with FAS 97 and FAS 60 accounting a plus.



+ Knowledge of SAP a plus.



+ Demonstrated strong analytical skills.



+ Ability to work with associates at all levels, including senior management.



+ Ability to produce results, manage projects, and carry out initiatives independently.



+ Effective time management and prioritization.



+ Ability to work within tight time constraints and multiple priorities.



+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.



+ Excellent interpersonal skills, teamwork and collaboration.



+ Overtime is required during peak periods.







**Travel**







Minimal







**Business Category**







Accounting and Finance







**Number of Openings**







1







Brighthouse Financial is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is Brighthouse Financial'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.







For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.







Brighthouse Financial is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to complete an employment application, please contact our Employee Relations Department at 1-866-635-9230 or email bhfemployeerelations@brighthousefinancial.com . All other unrelated inquires will not be acknowledged.







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