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Finance Center of Excellence




About us

MetLife 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 helped generations of customers protect their property, finances, family and future. MetLife has about 48,000 employees in over 40 countries.

The global Finance function is transforming with strategic initiatives aimed at improving Finance and how we operate so that our company can realize its competitive advantage in the region. This involves many areas – budgeting, modeling, financial reporting and analysis, and includes new centers of Finance knowledge. That is why MetLife is building a Finance Center of Excellence (CoE) in Warsaw, Poland, and is looking to invest in talent to support finance teams across Europe and the Middle East.




Succeed together

MetLife is innovating ahead of tomorrow’s challenges. It is anticipating the future, developing technology, partnerships, and new ideas to deliver an ever-greater impact on those we serve:

·        Innovations leveraging AI, robotics, automation

·        Applying new algorithms to develop new models

·        Exploring and documenting emerging risks

MetLife is recognized as a global leader and offers:

·        Career development through job rotations, learning, and strategically important assignments

·        Exposure to multiple countries and cultures

·        Robust performance management to continually improve and grow

Our opportunities attract professionals from every career level. Throughout your career journey you are part of a global team:

·        Opportunities for collaboration and networking

·        A commitment to work and life balance

·        Opportunities to volunteer and give back to the community

With this exciting future, there are positions available in Actuarial and Finance. If you are university educated in Finance or a related area, and keen to progress in an Actuarial or Finance career, then MetLife may be the place for you!


Job Offer

Accounting Supervisor

Location: Warsaw

We are looking for you!

If you have...

  • Approximately 4+ years of financial services experience ideally in the Shared Services Center
  • Hands-on experience in managing and leading finance teams
  • Advanced general ledger system and excel knowledge
  • English language skills (another European language as an advantage)
  • Ability to meet tight and regular deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Life/non-life insurance industry experience as an advantage
  • Demonstrated experience of implementing and overseeing finance controls
  • Ability to be a team player who can also work on tasks independently and able to integrate quickly into a busy finance team

... you are welcomed to MetLife!

What will be your responsibilities?

You will work closely with the EMEA teams located in other countries as well as regional & other COE staff. You will be expected to proactively drive completion of deliverables. You will gain a great understanding of MetLife’s business as you will liaise with many different teams and departments within the company.

Employee in this role:

  • Supervise a small team to ensure accurate completion of accounting for a number of countries across EMEA
  • Ensure accurate processing and reporting of financial data to ensure completion of all US GAAP monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting
  • Complete and review reconciliations and journal entries
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to Companies Accounting and Operational policies including Balance Sheet and P+L controls are in place
  • Summarise results and items affecting the EMEA region in a clear and efficient format
  • Identify and implement improvements and efficiencies in the reporting process

We offer:

  • Attractive benefits package (insurance, retirement plan, medical care and multisport program).
  • Stable work based on a contract of employment.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • The opportunity to develop and gain experience.
  • A multinational environment with high standard of work in prestigious organization.

 

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Location: Warsaw

We are looking for you!

Due to dynamic development of Finance Center of Excellence in MetLife, we are searching for eager-learners with European languages who are also passionate about finance. Both beginners (with a few months experience) and experts are welcomed!

If you are interested in working for Finance Center of Excellence but available offers does not seem suitable for you, you can fill in open application. We will get in touch with you when career opportunities occur.

What will you be responsible for?

Accounting

Accounting of non-policy related transactions (fixed assets, intercompany, expenses, equity). It relates to the MetLife Group as a whole versus a specific group under the larger entity.

Accounting and controlling services for insurance operations including posting journal entries, performing reconciliations, reporting, data and result analysis and supporting various internal stakeholders.

Accounts Payable

Processing invoices, vendor maintenance, handling employee expenses and supporting simplification of end-to-end AP processes.

Solvency II Reporting

Preparing public and regulatory reporting on the financial condition of the insurance companies in MetLife Group – all in accordance with the EU Solvency II legislation.

US GAAP Reporting

Taking care of the overall US GAAP financial reporting processes for 26 countries, including SEC (Securities & Exchange Commission) Reporting & IAIS (International Association of Insurance Supervisors) Reporting.

Actuary

Delivering various actuarial tasks that may include experience studies, valuation, and projections on a different basis (EV, Solvency II, US GAAP) for MetLife operations on a broad range of product types and projects across the EMEA region.

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Recruitment processes are conducted by ManpowerGroup

Risk & Control Lead

Location: Warsaw

We are looking for you!

If you have…

  • Degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics/MIS or equivalent and Qualified Member of Professional Accounting Association (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA).
  • Excellent understanding of SOX, COSO, control frameworks.
  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting/Controlling/SOX preferably within Life Insurance of which at least 2 should be in leading projects or people.
  • Proven record of dealing with Multinational reporting deadlines across multiple times zones.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Process and systems oriented.

 

... you are welcomed to MetLife!

What will be your responsibilities?

The Risk and Control Lead will act as a business partner to the EMEA Controller and will be responsible for monitoring and evaluating the EMEA control environment over Financial Reporting, as well as relaying any issues and weaknesses to the EMEA Controller and Internal Control Department.

  • Oversee adherence to SOX requirements and monthly/quarterly closing related deliverables.
  • Liaise with internal and external audit for planning purposes or during the audit engagement.
  • Analyze EMEA’s risks and emerging issues to provide tracking, proper escalation and guidance on how they should be addressed.
  • Advise on adequacy of the areas documentation, reviews, escalation and overall control environment.
  • Provide ‘best practice’ perspective based on feedback from other Risk and Control Leads.
  • Sit on the Global Data Governance Council representing EMEA FMG.
  • Actively engage with internal audit to advise on overall testing approach and methodology.
  • Review and analyze testing results to aggregate impact of issues.
  • DIME process, adjustment of error for estimate.

 

We offer:

  • Attractive benefits package (insurance, retirement plan, medical care and multisport program).
  • Stable work based on a contract of employment.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • The opportunity to develop and gain experience.
  • A multinational environment with high standard of work in prestigious organization.

 

Our values:

  • Responsibility: You will work with people, their safety and a peaceful future in mind. Right here is where it all starts.
  • Respect: We are a diverse team where every voice matters. We treat everyone equally and respect each other.
  • Development: We value proactivity in seeking new solutions to become better every day.

 

 

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