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Financial Analyst (Close Support and Controls)

Req Id:  2827
Job Location: 

Tampa, FL, US, 33601

Brighthouse Financial is on a mission to help people achieve financial security. As one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the U.S., we specialize in products designed to help people protect what they’ve earned and ensure it lasts. We are built on a foundation of experience and knowledge, which allows us to keep our promises and provide the value they deserve.


At Brighthouse Financial, we’re fostering a culture where diverse backgrounds and experiences are celebrated, and different ideas are heard and respected. We believe that by creating an inclusive workplace, we’re better able to attract and retain our talent, provide valuable solutions that meet the needs of our advisors and their clients, and deliver on our mission of helping more people achieve financial security. We’re seeking passionate, high-performing team member to join us. Sound like you? Read on. 


How This Role Contributes to Brighthouse Financial:

The Financial Analyst is responsible for activities in support of coordination of the financial close at the enterprise level. Responsible for ensuring data integrity of the SAP and BPC financial systems. This position works with other corporate departments and IT. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports daily integrity of financial data. This includes but is not limited to:
    •  Monitors the timing of ledger feeds, etc. in coordination with IT
    •  Ensures financial data is accurate and timely. This includes Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Equity Pick Up, and Trial Balance. Communicates with stakeholders as needed
    •  Partners with FIS and works with enterprise-wide system users for completion and integrity of financial data
    •  Performs reconciliation of enterprise wide eliminations. Identifies and brings issues to resolution
    •  Records BPC entries and maintain entry log. Supports audit testing of entries
    •  Performs reconciliation and issue resolution of targeted accounts Supports timely and accurate completion of quarterly closes. This includes but is not limited to:
    •  Preparation of sign-off documentation support for management
    •  Account reconciliation and collaboration with various enterprise partners
  •  Meets established close activity dates while maintaining a controlled environment
  •  Develops financial reports to provide management with timely information
  •  Maintains required SOX documentation for controls
  •  Processes Chart of Values requests
  •  Participates in special projects as required


   Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  •  B.A./B.S. in Accounting/Finance or equivalent preferred
  •  3 to 5 years of experience in Accounting/Finance
  •  Completion of/or progress towards CPA, MBA, or CMA a plus
  •  Knowledge of US GAAP, consolidations, eliminations, insurance accounting, and US STAT a plus
  •  Strong project, program, and change management skills
  •  Experience in coordination of financial close activities in a corporate environment
  •  Microsoft applications knowledge – Excel (Intermediate to Advanced), AO, and Word
  •  SAP, BPC, and MDG systems knowledge a plus
  •  Demonstrated analytical skills
  •  Ability to work with associates at all levels, including senior management
  •  Ability to produce results and carry out initiatives independently
  •  Ability to work within tight time constraints and multiple priorities
  •  Effective verbal and written communication skills
  •  Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and collaboration skills


Our Benefits:

  • Time Off: Minimum of 20 days of paid time off and 13 paid company holidays per full calendar year, plus paid volunteer time
  • Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan with up to a 6% annual match and 3% annual company nondiscretionary contribution of eligible compensation, annual incentive plan, and employee stock purchase plan
  • Family Focus: Up to 16 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, and adoption and surrogacy assistance
  • Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with potential company contributions up to $1,000 per family
  • Wellness Programs: Wellness incentive platform, employee assistance program, financial counseling services, fitness center discounts and more
  • Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability





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