AVP - Dental/Vision/Supplemental Health Finance

Position: AVP - Dental/Vision/Supplemental Health Finance

Job Location: Baltimore, MD or Remote

Department: This position is within the Group Benefits CFO organization in the Financial Management Group. The CFO organization is responsible for financial oversight of the Group Benefit business plan, working as trusted advisors to our business partners to develop and execute key business strategies to create shareholder value.

The Role : You will report to the Product Finance Versant Health CFO within the Group Benefits CFO organization. This role has responsibility for overseeing financial manners with regard to Versant Health's Vision products, Dental, and Supplemental Health. Working closely with claim operations, product/pricing, valuation, sales, client management and controllers, responsibilities include monitoring underwriting and operations metrics, forecasting financials, developing financial plans consistent with business strategies. Additionally, you will be responsible for analyzing actual results and understanding the variance, and general financial management to support product development and operation initiatives and regulation compliances.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide financial support to business partners to develop/execute business strategies
  • Develop annual financial plans consistent with business strategies
  • Analyze underlying business and operation drivers to support monthly projection, quarterly financial review, and variance analysis
  • Support and track business strategies and executions
  • Work with other corporate partners, including Actuarial Resources, Controllers, Risk Management, Legal and Tax departments with regard to regulatory and financial manners
  • Provide ad-hoc financial analysis to support other CFO functions
  • Assist with translating financial date into an executive level summary/story
  • Assist CFO with executive level presentations

Key Relationships:
  • Reports to: CFO of Product Finance Versant Health, Group Benefits
  • Direct Reports: 5 FTES, 1 consultant
  • Other Key Stakeholders: Product Development & Pricing, Actuarial Resources, Claim/Service operations, Controllers, Functional plan owners and other finance partners

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in finance, with at least 4 years of management experience
  • Health products experience (product development, pricing or valuation) preferred, especially Dental and Accident/Hospital
  • Strong analytical skills and familiarity with GAAP, Stat and , Tax and Embedded Value principles
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with ability to explain results clearly and concisely to non-technical business partners
  • Ability to work through an integrated team across organizations and locations to produce results within tight timeframes

Leadership Competencies:

  • Motivates People - Gains people commitment to achieve business objectives through clear communication of the company's vision and flexing leadership styles to inspire high performance.
  • Creates Partnerships - Authentically builds trusted relationships and collaborates across global, diverse and multi-functional teams to successfully drive business objectives.
  • Models our Values - Creates a culture that promotes the company's values and standards through role modeling, accountability and ownership of decisions.
  • Drives Results - Sets aggressive goals and is accountable for continuously driving improved performance, leading change, and ensuring high standards.
  • Thinks Strategically - Sets direction aligned to the company's strategy, applying external and global perspective to meet local and global needs. Ability to propose approaches that meet strategic objectives while taking product specific needs into account.


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 one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies."

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