Chief Accountant - Based in Vietnam HCMC

Allianz Asia Pacific

Allianz is a German based Financial Services company with presence in over 70 countries and looking to enter the general insurance sector in Vietnam through a digital joint venture (JV) to be set up with the FPT Group – driving long-term success in the market and expanding Allianz’s footprint in Asia. ~crlf~~crlf~We are looking for individuals who like to take up challenges, willing to grow together with the company from a start-up mode and become a Digital insurance Leader in Vietnam market! If you're game to become one of us, we want you!!

In this critical role, based in Ho Chi Minh City and reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will be accountable for the accounting operations and tax of our newly setup Non-Life-Insurance company, production of periodic financial/regulatory reports, maintenance of an adequate system of finance and accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results.~crlf~~crlf~Principal Accountabilities:~crlf~Management~crlf~•~crlf~Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.~crlf~•~crlf~Comply to all finance regulatory requirements (e.g. Vietnamese local IFRS, GAAP, accounting standards)~crlf~•~crlf~Ensure proper booking and recording of transactions based on local accounting principles as well as IFRS, ensure accounting of transactions is aligned with the Group Policy.~crlf~•~crlf~Collaborate with the Regional or Head Quarter (Singapore) finance and accounting department in implementing the department's goals and objectives.~crlf~•~crlf~Timely and accurate reports to management, regulators, regional office and relevant stakeholders.~crlf~•~crlf~Establish and review internal policies in order to minimize financial/tax/legal and compliance risk to company operations. ~crlf~•~crlf~Comply to all tax regulations applicable to the company~crlf~•~crlf~Assist CFO in the assigned HR work including staff performance appraisal by cooperating with HR department~crlf~•~crlf~Prepare and participate in relevant committees~crlf~Transactions~crlf~•~crlf~Ensure that all payments are compliant with internal policies and Vietnam’s laws.~crlf~•~crlf~Work with and book in Allianz financial software systems (e.g. SAP) including technical financial interface to other systems~crlf~•~crlf~Handle all required bookings to assure stable accounting and payment workflow~crlf~•~crlf~Closely follow payment deadlines, debt and deposit and ensure payment punctuality~crlf~•~crlf~Execute all required interactions with banks and other external partners~crlf~•~crlf~Maintain the chart of accounts~crlf~•~crlf~Maintain an orderly accounting filing system~crlf~•~crlf~Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions~crlf~•~crlf~Provide support information for investment section and investment report for the regional office~crlf~Reporting~crlf~•~crlf~Issue timely and complete financial statements and regulatory reporting~crlf~•~crlf~Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics~crlf~•~crlf~Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report~crlf~•~crlf~Control and check tax report ~crlf~~crlf~Compliance~crlf~•~crlf~Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit~crlf~•~crlf~Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings~crlf~•~crlf~Monitor and maintain corporate compliance~crlf~•~crlf~Comply with legal and data security requirements of Allianz Group~crlf~~crlf~

•~crlf~Must have a university or post-university degree in Finance or Business Administration~crlf~•~crlf~Must have at least 3 years work experience in accounting (or auditing) in the insurance sector~crlf~•~crlf~Chief Accountant Certificate is a must~crlf~•~crlf~Must have a degree or certificate of training on insurance issued by a domestic or foreign insurance training~crlf~•~crlf~Knowledge of SAP accounting systems required ~crlf~•~crlf~Mathematics and statistical knowledge is a plus~crlf~•~crlf~A good command of professional English is a must since you would need to coordinate with HQ ~crlf~•~crlf~Articulate communication style as you may need to engage in cross-border/ matrix organization ~crlf~~crlf~

Additional Information ~crlf~~crlf~“Note to Recruitment Agencies ~crlf~~crlf~In sourcing for candidates, Allianz works only with selected recruitment agencies expressly engaged under written agreements and specifically mandated for particular roles by the Allianz HR team. ~crlf~~crlf~Allianz shall not pay or be obliged or liable to pay any recruitment fees of any kind to any recruitment agency where candidate CVs are submitted to Allianz by such recruitment agency on an unsolicited or speculative basis. Notwithstanding the above, in the event that any recruitment agency submits any candidate CVs on an unsolicited or speculative basis, Allianz reserves all rights to directly contact any candidate to which such CVs relate without any obligation or liability whatsoever to the recruitment agency concerned (including without limitation any obligation or liability to pay any recruitment fees of any kind).”

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

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Also known as Allianz Asia Pacific, we are the regional head office overseeing the Life and Health and General Insurance entities in Asia.