17 days old
2017-11-022017-12-15

Director - Financial Management, IT Application Development

MetLife
Cary, NC
**Job Location:** United States : North Carolina : Cary **Alternate Job Location :** Not Applicable : Not Applicable || United States : New Jersey : Bridgewater _(_ **_Optional_** _: if no Alternate Location, remove)_







**Role Value Proposition:**







The Director of Finance is a key role within the Global Technology & Operations (GTO) Finance Department supporting the IT Application Development Organization (+$800M, +2,000 employees). The position will be supporting a unit of the AD organization serving as financial controller providing financial and business advisory support. As a valued contributor, this individual will spend a significant portion of time producing; analyzing and synthesizing financial information in order to make recommendations to senior management on financial risks and opportunities.







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Works closely with management to coordinate and develop monthly forecast, annual budgets and resource rates.



+ Manages month end close including the creation of financial variance commentary.



+ Partners with GTO and the business to create monthly forecasts.



+ Participates in business investment committee processes.



+ Oversees forecasting of software capitalization and amortization.



+ Collects data; uses financial systems to conduct performance analyses and makes recommendations and presents results.



+ Identifies and tracks cost reduction opportunities.







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







+ 10 + years of financial analysis experience in finance-related assignments in a public or private company environment. At least 4-5 years leading people/projects and providing advice on finance applications and/or systems. Technology financial experience in the financial services industry would be preferred.



+ Strong understanding of financial reporting practices, principles and strong understanding of project management techniques and ability to monitor progress against objectives.



+ BA/BS, preferably in Finance or Accounting, MBA/MS a plus



+ Demonstrate distinctive problem solving and analytical skills



+ Show business maturity, have strong presence and possess good written and verbal communication skills



+ Influential leadership skills and the ability to synthesize large amounts of data into clear concise communications and/or data visualizations.



+ Strong Excel and database management skills are required.



+ Proficient with querying data from multiple tables and source systems. Experience with Peoplesoft and Oracle-based applications preferred.







**Required:**







+ 10 + years of financial analysis experience in finance-related assignments in a public or private company environment.



+ At least 4-5 years leading people/projects and providing advice on finance applications and/or systems.



+ Strong Excel and database management skills are required.







**Preferred:**







+ Technology financial experience in the financial services industry would be preferred



+ Experience with Peoplesoft and Oracle-based applications preferred.



+ Strong understanding of financial reporting practices, principles and strong understanding of project management techniques and ability to monitor progress against objectives.







**Travel**







_Up to 10%_







**Business Category**







_Financial Management Group GTO CFO_







**Number of Openings**







_1_







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**

Categories

  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Financial Services

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