(Senior) Professional (m/d/f) Investment Controlling and Capital Management

Allianz France
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    Allianz Real Estate is the captive investment and asset manager for real estate within the Allianz Group. We develop and execute tailored investment strategies for the Allianz Group, focusing on direct and indirect equity worlwide and commercial real estate loans in Europe and the U.S. We aim to provide superior risk-adjusted returns along the buy-manage-sell value chain with a primary focus on Core to Value Add opportunities in the 24/7 gateaway cities of the world. Our global activities are steered out of Munich and Paris wilst local operating platforms provide market coverage, transaction sourcing and asset management. ~crlf~~crlf~Key Responsibilities:~crlf~- Active management of Allianz investment structures/companies for the global real estate portfolio on behalf of our international investors during the whole investment life-cycle (buy-manage-sell)~crlf~- Dealing with ongoing (re-)financing and restructurings~crlf~- Preparation of planning data and forecasts for investment structures/companies by using sound modelling techniques and monitor execution of planning results by means of regular KPI dashboards~crlf~- Present financial performance reports to ExCo and investors~crlf~- Challenge our external investment partners and service providers on costs (legal, advisory,…), taxes, and corporate finance best practice~crlf~- Controlling of investment structures/companies including external service providers, cash/capital management, auditors and tax advisors oversight~crlf~- Be the interface between internal asset- and investment management, external fund managers and co-investment partners and various Allianz internal stakeholders~crlf~- Delivery of investment data (e.g. FV of participations) and returns into various financial reports including analysis and proper presentation of the output~crlf~- Support in the acquisition phase of upcoming investments, such as negotiation of reporting requirements, specific accounting related requests, funding / capital calls, set up of the respective structures/companies and processes with internal and external counterparties~crlf~- Building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders such as the real estate investment team, investor accountants and cash management in addition to external managers~crlf~- Active participation in the ongoing development of the ICCM area, in particular:~crlf~Further development and implementation of effective controlling tools, methods and procedures~crlf~Enhancement and implementation of reporting systems for investors and in-house stakeholders~crlf~Active participation in transformational and IT projects within the finance area~crlf~Lead ad hoc projects to address pressing issues facing the ICCM function

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    Key Requirements/Skills/Experience :~crlf~- Successfully completed Master degree (ideally specialised in one of controlling, accounting, tax or finance)~crlf~- 5+ years’ experience in a comparable position, e.g. audit company, controlling, investment management and/or accounting department~crlf~- Above-average commitment and persistence in carrying out projects and tasks in a highly transformational environment~crlf~- Solutions-oriented and positive mind-set; stamina; self-initiative~crlf~- Excellent knowledge of MS Office products, in particular Excel~crlf~- Sound knowledge of accounting principles, especially IFRS~crlf~- Spoken and written English skills at negotiation level are a prerequisite~crlf~- Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills~crlf~- Strong communication skills and persuasive power~crlf~- Used to work in a multicultural business environment~crlf~- 2nd European language would be an appreciated plus~crlf~- Knowledge in German and/or US GAAP would be an appreciated plus~crlf~- Real estate experience would be an appreciated plus

  • Additional Information

    - Job start: asap ~crlf~- Location: Paris la Défense

  • About Allianz

    Allianz est l’univers pour ceux qui osent – un environnement qui soutient ceux qui prennent des initiatives pour faire évoluer leur carrière et pour participer activement au renforcement de notre position de leader mondial. En accordant une réelle importance aux hommes et aux femmes – à la fois à ses 88 millions de clients particuliers et professionnels, et à ses 140 000 collaborateurs – Allianz favorise une culture dans laquelle chaque collaborateur est encouragé à travailler en équipe, à se dépasser et à innover, pour relever les défis du secteur de l’assurance. Notre principale ambition est d’être le partenaire de confiance de nos clients et de leur permettre d’avancer avec l’assurance que nous sommes là pour les accompagner. Si vous avez de l’audace, rejoignez le Groupe Allianz.~crlf~~crlf~De plus, en qualité d’employeur engagé, Allianz reconnaît que sa force se trouve dans la diversité de ses collaborateurs. Nous sommes fiers de promouvoir l’intégration et l’égalité des chances quel que soit le sexe, l’âge, l’origine, la nationalité, la religion, le handicap, ou l’orientation sexuelle de nos collaborateurs.

    Toutes nos offres d'emploi sont ouvertes aux personnes en situation de handicap.~crlf~~crlf~

Job Purpose/ Role

Allianz Real Estate is the captive investment and asset manager for real estate within the Allianz Group. We develop and execute tailored investment strategies for the Allianz Group, focusing on direct and indirect equity worlwide and commercial real estate loans in Europe and the U.S. We aim to provide superior risk-adjusted returns along the buy-manage-sell value chain with a primary focus on Core to Value Add opportunities in the 24/7 gateaway cities of the world. Our global activities are steered out of Munich and Paris wilst local operating platforms provide market coverage, transaction sourcing and asset management. ~crlf~~crlf~Key Responsibilities:~crlf~- Active management of Allianz investment structures/companies for the global real estate portfolio on behalf of our international investors during the whole investment life-cycle (buy-manage-sell)~crlf~- Dealing with ongoing (re-)financing and restructurings~crlf~- Preparation of planning data and forecasts for investment structures/companies by using sound modelling techniques and monitor execution of planning results by means of regular KPI dashboards~crlf~- Present financial performance reports to ExCo and investors~crlf~- Challenge our external investment partners and service providers on costs (legal, advisory,…), taxes, and corporate finance best practice~crlf~- Controlling of investment structures/companies including external service providers, cash/capital management, auditors and tax advisors oversight~crlf~- Be the interface between internal asset- and investment management, external fund managers and co-investment partners and various Allianz internal stakeholders~crlf~- Delivery of investment data (e.g. FV of participations) and returns into various financial reports including analysis and proper presentation of the output~crlf~- Support in the acquisition phase of upcoming investments, such as negotiation of reporting requirements, specific accounting related requests, funding / capital calls, set up of the respective structures/companies and processes with internal and external counterparties~crlf~- Building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders such as the real estate investment team, investor accountants and cash management in addition to external managers~crlf~- Active participation in the ongoing development of the ICCM area, in particular:~crlf~Further development and implementation of effective controlling tools, methods and procedures~crlf~Enhancement and implementation of reporting systems for investors and in-house stakeholders~crlf~Active participation in transformational and IT projects within the finance area~crlf~Lead ad hoc projects to address pressing issues facing the ICCM function

Key Requirements/ Skills

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience :~crlf~- Successfully completed Master degree (ideally specialised in one of controlling, accounting, tax or finance)~crlf~- 5+ years’ experience in a comparable position, e.g. audit company, controlling, investment management and/or accounting department~crlf~- Above-average commitment and persistence in carrying out projects and tasks in a highly transformational environment~crlf~- Solutions-oriented and positive mind-set; stamina; self-initiative~crlf~- Excellent knowledge of MS Office products, in particular Excel~crlf~- Sound knowledge of accounting principles, especially IFRS~crlf~- Spoken and written English skills at negotiation level are a prerequisite~crlf~- Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills~crlf~- Strong communication skills and persuasive power~crlf~- Used to work in a multicultural business environment~crlf~- 2nd European language would be an appreciated plus~crlf~- Knowledge in German and/or US GAAP would be an appreciated plus~crlf~- Real estate experience would be an appreciated plus

Additional Information

- Job start: asap ~crlf~- Location: Paris la Défense

About Allianz

Allianz est l’univers pour ceux qui osent – un environnement qui soutient ceux qui prennent des initiatives pour faire évoluer leur carrière et pour participer activement au renforcement de notre position de leader mondial. En accordant une réelle importance aux hommes et aux femmes – à la fois à ses 88 millions de clients particuliers et professionnels, et à ses 140 000 collaborateurs – Allianz favorise une culture dans laquelle chaque collaborateur est encouragé à travailler en équipe, à se dépasser et à innover, pour relever les défis du secteur de l’assurance. Notre principale ambition est d’être le partenaire de confiance de nos clients et de leur permettre d’avancer avec l’assurance que nous sommes là pour les accompagner. Si vous avez de l’audace, rejoignez le Groupe Allianz.~crlf~~crlf~De plus, en qualité d’employeur engagé, Allianz reconnaît que sa force se trouve dans la diversité de ses collaborateurs. Nous sommes fiers de promouvoir l’intégration et l’égalité des chances quel que soit le sexe, l’âge, l’origine, la nationalité, la religion, le handicap, ou l’orientation sexuelle de nos collaborateurs.

Toutes nos offres d'emploi sont ouvertes aux personnes en situation de handicap.~crlf~~crlf~


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