Senior Auditor II - Global Finance

Role Value Proposition:
At MetLife, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. This role is part of Global Finance within MetLife's Internal Audit Department. Internal Audit (IA) is an independent global organization that plays an important role in partnering with the business to ensure that management anticipates, recognizes, and appropriately manages risks. We protect MetLife and our stakeholders through meaningful independent assurance and advice, while advocating for risk management and internal controls.

We're looking for a Senior Auditor II that's excited to be part of a dynamic and highly collaborative team. Someone that is comfortable sharing their ideas and is passionate about building client relationships and delivering high quality impactful results to stakeholders.

The Senior Auditor II is responsible for the participation in and delivery of audit assignments. They will assess the effectiveness of controls, accuracy of financial records, and efficiency of operation. Audit reviews may be conducted in specialized areas, such as IT, insurance, financial products and services, requiring specific knowledge pertaining to policies or regulations governing areas being audited.

The Senior Auditor II has responsibility for the participation in and delivery of audit assignments as follows:

Key Responsibilities:
  • When assigned to a project as auditor-in-charge, work closely with Internal Audit manager or above to develop the scope and audit approach to ensure proper focus on the right risks for individual audit engagements.
  • Perform audit work in accordance with the department's methodology to assess the soundness, adequacy, compliance, and cost-effectiveness of the enterprise's operational, financial, and information systems' controls.
  • Prepare audit deliverables that meet departmental and professional standards of quality.
  • Perform detailed quality review of work to ensure conclusions and findings are adequately supported.
  • Assist in the preparation of audit findings and the development of audit reports.

Project Management
  • Manage timely and effective execution of audit activities from planning through to fieldwork and reporting, including training and guiding junior staff.
  • Manage timely and effective execution of Sarbanes-Oxley work and issue remediation testing.

Relationship Management
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with fellow auditors and auditees, sustaining ongoing relationships with key business contacts.
  • Communicate findings to various levels management and identify opportunities for improvement in risk mitigation and design effectiveness of controls.
  • Consult with clients in developing action plans to resolve control issues or risks.
  • Work with external audit teams, consultants, and regulators as needed.
  • Aid in staff development and provide project-based performance feedback.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 3 - 5 years of audit experience, public accounting and financial service industry experience preferred
  • Certified as, or working towards, a CIA, CPA, or CISA, designation.
  • Intermediate-level understanding of Generally Accepted Audit Standards, IIA standards, risks and controls, audit sampling and testing methodologies, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, and risk management.
  • Basic knowledge of IT general and application control concepts.
  • Strong analytical, deductive, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Strong written, verbal communication, interviewing and listening skills.
  • Curious and inquisitive individual that applies professional skepticism.
  • Proactive and continuous learner.

  • Bachelor's degree with preference for major in business, information technology or accounting.
  • IT audit experience.
  • Knowledge of Investments and / or Investment Accounting.
  • Competent knowledge of IT general controls, Systems Development Lifecycle methodology, IT governance processes, and IT application control concepts.
  • Data analytics knowledge and expertise, including knowledge of Alteryx, Power BI, ACL, Tableau, etc.
  • Microsoft Access and SQL a plus

Business Category
Internal Audit

Number of Openings

At MetLife, we're leading the global transformation of an industry we've long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we're dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.


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."

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife. For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

Requisition #: 120995