Financial Planning and Analysis Intern

  • Competitive
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Brighthouse Financial, Inc.
  • 17 Feb 18 2018-02-17

Financial Planning and Analysis Intern

2018 Summer Intern Program
Role: Financial Planning and Analysis Intern

Brighthouse Financial is a new company established by MetLife. We're on a mission to help people achieve financial security. Built on a foundation of industry knowledge and experience, we specialize in offering essential annuity and life insurance products designed to help customers protect what they've earned and ensure it lasts more predictably. In an industry that often has a reputation for complexity, confusion, and cost, Brighthouse Financial is different. Our approach includes simplicity, transparency, and more value so customers can face the future with confidence.

Brighthouse Financial is seeking passionate, high-performing team members to help us carry out our mission and be part of an exciting journey toward improving the financial futures of our millions of customers. Sound like you? Read on.

Role Value Proposition:
The Financial Planning and Analysis internship is an exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-moving Financial Planning and Analysis team in a dynamic, start-up environment.

This is a 10-week paid internship June 4 through August 10, 2018 in our Charlotte, NC office. The Brighthouse Financial Intern Program offers work experience with practical application and skill development as well as professional learning/development opportunities, networking events including senior leader interaction, community service events and competitive pay. If successful in the intern role, the position is designed to lead into the role of Financial Analyst. Consideration for full time, permanent opportunities may be available to qualified applicants as position availability allows upon graduation.

Key Responsibilities:
Some of the assignments you may be responsible for include:

  • Preparing internal reports by downloading information from single or multiple sources in support of the Shared Service and Other Expense Teams
  • Analyze monthly expenses, perform research and gather explanations for variances
  • Prepare monthly journal entries, included but not limited to accruals, re-classes and other required entries as needed.
  • Preparation of Departmental Packages/Decks for monthly meetings
  • Assist in explaining monthly Actual vs. Forecast, Actual vs. Budget and overall Actual results on a Year-To-Date, Quarter-To-Date and Sequential Quarter-To-Date basis
  • Input data into Hyperion system for both Budget and Forecast
  • Assist in the new SAP implementation

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
We are recruiting candidates who are pursuing a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or similar degree with a graduation date between December 31, 2018 - August 31, 2020. Preferred qualifications include:
  • Consistent track record of outstanding academic performance
  • Internship or academic background in accounting/finance which includes experience with MS Excel including advanced functions such as Pivot Tables, V-Lookup and Index Match
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Sound judgement, professionalism and discretion
  • Strong business analytical abilities, attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills


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