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Manager - Tax Job in Tampa, FL 33603

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Manager - Tax

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Location :

Tampa, FL 33603

Date Acquired : 10/30/2019 9:39:05 PM
Date Updated : 11/18/2019 10:05:30 PM
Role Value Proposition:

The Manager Tax, Investments & Insurance will review and improve US income tax provision calculations and documentation, and maintain quarterly tax adjustments, tax basis, and deferred tax assets/liabilities for assigned entities and investment portfolios. Utilize knowledge of ASC 740, tax accounting for investments and financial products, and will support the Tax Departments initiatives to develop and enhance automated solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Develop and maintain Tax subject matter expertise in relevant investment areas such as fixed maturity and equity securities, mortgages, real estate, joint ventures, leveraged leases and derivatives.

+ Understand the complex nuances between book and Tax accounting and reporting for assigned Investment areas and entities.

+ Prepare/review US income tax provision and projections, ensure documentation is properly maintained.

+ Liaise with and defer to others in Tax Department, including Tax counsel, to support tax controversy, transactions, special projects, tax return preparation and review.

+ Utilize existing technology and contribute towards MetLifes continuous improvement efforts to automate processes, increase efficiency, and provide quality solutions.

+ Communicate and present results to Senior Tax Management effectively, using concise summaries and recommendations.

+ Research and document Tax, GAAP and STAT issues, as required.

+ Collaborate with others who are not direct reports.

+ Ability to promptly acquire an understanding of the organization's operations and its tax accounting systems and ability to meet deadlines and work independently.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


+ 5+ years of experience in one or more of the following key areas:

+ Corporate income tax provision and/or return preparation and review

+ Derivatives Accounting and or Leveraged Lease experience

+ Public accounting or consulting firm, working as a dedicated Tax professional

+ Tax Accounting experience and working knowledge of the following industries: Insurance, Banking, Lending, Financial Institution, Private Equity, Hedge Fund, Real Estate, REIT

+ 2+ years of experience managing people and projects

+ Proficient with MS Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint


+ MA in Taxation highly desired, Bachelors degree in Accounting or relevant field preferred

+ CPA highly desired

+ Working knowledge of US GAAP/STAT/Tax income tax provision requirements

+ Tax accounting for financial products, real estate, and other securities OR experience reviewing heavy volume of 1065s/K-1s preferred.

+ Experience using business intelligence tools such as Alteryx, Tableau, TRCS, or Power BI preferred.

+ Experience using systems such as PAM, Investran, Yardi, Murex, etc.

Business Category

Investment & Insurance Tax-Tampa

Number of Openings


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

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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.

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Requisition #: 112460