Accountant - Regulatory Reporting Accountant - Regulatory Reporting …

Brighthouse Financial, Inc.
in Tampa, FL, United States
Self Employed, Full time
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Brighthouse Financial, Inc.
in Tampa, FL, United States
Self Employed, Full time
Be the first to apply
Accountant - Regulatory Reporting
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 position supports Brighthouse Financial reinsurance subsidiaries accounting and reporting functions. Coordinates with team for successful completion of journal entries, reconciliations, monthly close, analysis, supporting preparation of the financial statements and participation in unit projects to maintain and improve business continuity. Works with reporting requirements and guidelines of applicable regulatory agencies to maintain records and prepare required financial reports.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Review/prepare monthly journal entries, reconciliations and monthly financial reporting
  • Reviews/completes monthly/quarterly reconciliations
  • Research variances and reviews monthly/quarterly analytics
  • Interaction and coordination with the lines of business, administrative areas and actuaries in carrying out assigned financial reporting responsibilities
  • Support the preparation of monthly, quarterly and year-end regulatory reporting, financial statements and related information
  • Responsible for assigned process improvements, ongoing initiatives and projects and communication with management on progress of such items
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
  • BS/BA in accounting or finance
  • 3- 5 or more years experience in financial accounting and reporting
  • Insurance experience preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as independently
  • Knowledge of statutory and GAAP accounting practices/procedures
  • Highly proficient in Excel and must be able to learn other systems used quickly as the projects will require a lot of research and analysis