16 days old
2017-11-042017-12-14

Financial Consultant - Data Modeling, Hyperion

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







**Role Value Proposition:**







The Financial Consultant position is a key role within the Global Technology & Operations (GTO) Finance Department supporting all the organizations within GTO. The position guides the development of annual budgets and forecasts, and monitors, interprets and analyzes GTOs functions financial performance in realizing established plans and objectives. This position ensures the financial viability of uninterrupted delivery of services enterprise wide; contributing to the preparation of broader, GTO financial analysis and reporting. As a valued contributor, this individual will spend a significant portion of time analyzing and synthesizing financial information in order to make recommendations to management on financial risks and opportunities







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Works closely with management to coordinate and develop annual plan.



+ Manages month end close including the development of concise communications of financial variance commentary.



+ Partners with the GTO Finance to monitor/validate monthly forecast in the system.



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



+ Standardize a consistent look and feel to GTO reporting and streamline processes where applicable.



+ Identifies and tracks cost reduction opportunities.



+ Analyze and explore means of reducing operating costs within the functions, based on knowledge of financial reports and operating procedures, as well as industry best practices.







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







+ 5 + years of financial analysis experience in finance-related assignments in a public or private company environment. At least 2-3 years of experience on finance applications and/or systems.



+ 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



+ A high impact presence capable of quickly establishing credibility, influencing constituencies and persuading professionals at all levels



+ The ability to synthesize large amounts of data into clear concise communications and/or data visualizations



+ Proficient with querying data from multiple tables and source systems



+ Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining a positive and professional demeanor



+ Highly proficient in Hyperion (Smartview), Excel modeling and Power Point presentations required







Required:







+ Hyperion (Smartview), Excel modeling and Power Point presentations knowledge



+ Financial analysis experience in finance-related assignments in a public or private company environment.



+ 2-3+ years of experience on finance applications and/or systems.







**Travel**







_5%-10% between Cary North Carolina and New York City area_







**Business Category**







_GTO Finance_







**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.**

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