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

Technical Accounting Advisor - 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:**







This position will be responsible for technical accounting research and interpretation of GAAP and SAP accounting topics related to investments. Other responsibilities include monitoring and interpreting emerging investment accounting issues, reviewing financial statement disclosures and assisting with accounting questions that arise during financial close periods. The position will take a lead role in implementing the new FASB guidance on financial instruments classification and measurement, credit losses and hedge accounting and will involve interaction with senior management, external and internal auditors.







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Researching and interpreting technical accounting issues involving including loans, fixed maturities, structured securities, impairments, derivatives, embedded derivatives and hedge accounting, and consolidation.



+ Lead role in the implementation of FASBs new guidance for classification and measurement, credit losses and hedge accounting and SAP changes to hedge accounting.



+ Review of new investment transactions entered into by the Company for embedded derivatives and variable interests.



+ Updating investment accounting policies and procedures.



+ Liaison with investment front office, investment controllers and external audit on investment technical accounting issues







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







+ 4-8 years of experience in a technical accounting role either in a corporate setting or with a public accounting firm.



+ Strong technical accounting knowledge of US GAAP including investments, derivatives and consolidation.



+ Demonstrated ability to achieve results by working independently.



+ Very strong written and oral communication skills to communicate with senior management and auditors.



+ **_In order to post for this position, you need the proper work authorization to work in the country where the position is located and not require relocation assistance._**







**Travel**







10%







**Business Category**







Technical Accounting







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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