21 days old
2017-11-022017-12-02

Financial Analyst - 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:**







The Financial Analyst will build partnerships to develop, implement, and manage expenses that are aligned with the business strategy. Perform a variety of financial studies, analyze and report interrelationships of financial information. Reconcile expenses based upon Brighthouse Financial and internal expense management guidelines. Determine validity of data and provide supporting explanations. Perform a number of daily/weekly/monthly tasks. Work effectively and diligently to resolve issues. Work on ad-hoc projects as assigned. The successful candidate will blend a solid foundational financial skillset with the desire and ability to understand the businesses we support.







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Prepares internal reports by downloading information from single or multiple sources.



+ Analyzes monthly expenses by segment, performs research, and gathers explanations for variances.



+ Analyzes quarterly expenses by legal entity, performs research, and gathers explanations for variances.



+ Reconciles monthly GAAP to STAT differences and produce the quarterly STAT Trend file.



+ Create continuous opportunities to improve processes and gain efficiencies.



+ Assist team in running queries and adhoc reports needed to support meetings with the Controllers group.



+ Populate explanations used for GAAP OBIEE and STAT analytics.



+ Develop and maintain strong relationships with business partners.



+ Actively participates in daily huddles.



+ Special projects and Adhoc analysis as needed.







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







+ Bachelors degree preferable in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration







+ Minimum 3 to 5 years experience in a Finance or Accounting position



+ Working knowledge of accounting concepts, principles and practices



+ Experience with MS Excel including advanced functions such as pivot tables, lookup and index match



+ Experience with general ledgers (PeopleSoft) and reporting tools (Hyperion Planning/HFM) a plus



+ Knowledge of Essbase and SAP a plus



+ Demonstrates strong analytical skills



+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills



+ Effective prioritization and time management skills



+ Ability to work effectively individually as well as in a team environment







Travel







N/A







Business Category







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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