21 days old
2018-01-302018-03-10

Senior Financial Analyst - Derivative Accounting & Reporting

MetLife
Tampa, FL
**Job Location:** United States : Florida : Tampa







**Role Value Proposition:**







**_This position reconciles foreign and USD cash for derivative settlements as part of the Cash Settlements group in the Investments department. This also includes processing accounting as it relates to MetLife Inc.s investments in derivatives and other complex financial instruments for daily settlements. On a monthly basis, the position is responsible for booking GAAP entries as part of the close process, as well as reconciling accounts to the ledger. On a quarterly basis, the position prepares files and tables used in GAAP footnotes._**







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ The position is responsible for cash reconciliation and accounting for multiple derivative instrument types, primarily foreign denominated hedges and futures.



+ The derivatives program is the primary tool for managing MetLife Inc.s exposures to changes in interest rates, foreign currency exchange rates, equity markets and credit risk across its income portfolio, mortgage loan portfolio, various insurance liabilities such as GMXB products and its Global GIC program as well as its equity position in International Subsidiaries.



+ MetLife Inc.s use of derivatives is very diverse and sophisticated and includes the following instruments: interest rate swaps, interest rate caps, interest rate floors, foreign currency swaps, foreign currency forwards, financial forwards, financial futures, equity options and credit default swaps



+ Perform financial reconciliations for USD and foreign currency, requesting of FX Buys/Sells, Clearing Foreign Cash in USD reconciliation, reporting and performing accounting duties necessary to resolve reconciliation issues.



+ The position is responsible for daily, monthly, and quarterly reconciliations related to collateral (OTC and Futures) as well as processing monthly entries for GAAP reporting







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







+ _BA/BS in Accounting or Mathematics is preferred_



+ 3-5 years of Accounting experience in a supporting or lead role



+ Knowledge of accounting principles and familiarity with financial statements, including balance sheet and income statements



+ Experience with Derivative financial instruments is not a requirement, but is a big plus



+ Familiarity with Frontier, BI Publisher, PeopleSoft (MetLifes Corporate Ledger software), including, PS Query







**Travel**







_N/A_







**Business Category**







Derivative Acctg & Reptng_27241







**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.**







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.







**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.**







Requisition #: 94333

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