Accountant-Reg Reporting

MetLife GTO Tampa, FL 33647 2017-02-14
This position is primarily responsible for the preparation and review of GAAP financial statements and footnote preparation, XBRL tagging review and all projects related to (i) process improvement, (ii) enhanced reporting and (iii) technical research, each of which is instrumental in the timely and accurate presentation of GAAP financial statements.

Key Responsibilities:

•Prepares financial statements and reports within regulatory reporting of accounting activities.

•Assists with quarterly and year-end reporting. Preparation and review of footnotes and XBRL support for various companies.

•The ability to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment is critical.

•Project management whereby financial reporting objectives are continuously evaluated in relation to ongoing projects and changes in accounting guidance. These projects are classified according to critical parameters (i.e., priority, scope, end date, etc.) and are assigned in a balanced manner consistent with staff capabilities, workloads and performance development goals. Consideration of factors such as dependencies, stakeholders and possible barriers are essential to achievement of optimal results.

•Coordination with internal stakeholders for information reported within the notes to financial statements. The information is to be efficiently and effectively analyzed for completeness and accuracy.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

•2+ years of experience with the preparation and review of GAAP financial statements

•Bachelor’s degree in accounting

•Completion of, or working towards, CPA, MBA or CMA

•Strong organizational and project management skills

•Understanding of, and commitment to, processes and controls designed to ensure accurate reporting

•Ability to interface and collaborate with management in other groups that submit information to the SEC reporting group

•Strong communication and time management skills

Business Category

Financial Reporting

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