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Senior Accounts Associate

Employer
MetLife
Location
Jaipur Jaipur Rajasthan, Rajasthan, India
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Summary

Global Budget & Allocations team is handling Finance Operations for Various MetLife LOBs. The team at GOSC handles Financial Reporting activities. Activities help Controllers and the Senior management in making business decisions. Applications used include PeopleSoft, Hyperion and many internal MetLife Applications.

The team is responsible to publish various Flash Reports to the various GTO teams. These reports showcase the impact of the Actual activity throughout the close cycle in relation to Budgeted & Forecasted numbers to reflect the information for the different GTO departments. Processing monthly Journal Entries on the received request through email. Also, updating monthly account hierarchy, create file to look up allocation points based on Dept ID’s, run CSS validation through GEM (EPBCS) to validate the allocation was correct then cover the variances if there are any. Also, populates the operating affiliate chart field when it is blank in the ledgers. The Unallocated Reporting UCOMN, UGAAP, USTAT & MIHI -STAT is to identify any material unallocated balances in the UCOMN, UGAAP, and USTAT ledgers and after every MetData deploy the Global master hierarchies are downloaded through DRM to see the changes in Hierarchies.

Job Responsibilities

1. Create, Analyze, validate, and process transactions as per Desktop procedures (L1 & L3).

2. Analyze and research all discrepancies, should have analytical approach

3. Investigate and resolve outstanding items. Clearing Variance through processing Journal Entry

4. Follow-up with other internal customers for closure of open items and provide back-up for all discrepancies.

5. Perform mid-month, month-end and quarter-end activities as per documented desktop procedures

6. Ensure that the assigned targets are met in accordance with SLA and Internal standards

7. Ensure that the quality of transaction is in compliance with predefined parameters as defined by Process Excellence

8. Ensure adherence to established attendance schedules and login hours as per policy

9. Comply with regulatory requirements in prioritizing and completing work assignments

10. Experience in area of MIS, FP&A, Reporting or reconciliation with good Accounting Knowledge is must.

11. Team needs to communicate with the controllers, LOB Leads and FP&A teams for variances identification, forecasting and budgeting work which are crucial for decision making.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education
  • Graduates or Post Graduates in Commerce with strong accounting background required


Experience

  • Minimum 2-3 years of work experience for Associates/Senior Associate in F&A, Budget & Forecasting field is required


Knowledge and skills (general and technical)
  • Good computer navigation skills
  • Good keyboarding speed-Basic computer skills, (windows) keying - speed and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic finance fundamentals/accounting concepts
  • Knowledge about US Culture
  • Understand & operate MetLife systems efficiently
  • Proficiency in English
  • Communication skills - should be able to read, interpret business documents Good oral/written communication
  • Analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Escalate issues if required
  • Data gathering ability/ Eye for detail
  • Teamwork/ Managing Self / Adaptability
  • Ability to work successfully in production driven environment
  • Adaptability to change
  • Ability to work on routine/standardized transactions


MetLife:

MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

We are ranked #44 on the Fortune 500 list for 2019. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies.

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to 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.

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