Senior Manager Investment Planning&Controlling (m/f) Allianz Real Estate

Allianz France

Allianz Real Estate is the captive investment and asset manager for real estate within Allianz Group. We develop and execute tailored investment strategies for the Allianz Group, focusing on direct and indirect equity globally and commercial real estate loans in Europe and the U.S.~crlf~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 gateway cities of the world. ~crlf~Our global activities are steered out of Munich and Paris whilst local operating platforms provide market coverage, transaction sourcing and asset management. ~crlf~From a direct equity portfolio of €16bn in 2008, our AUM grew to €73.6bn at the end of December 2019 – positioning us as the world's largest real estate investor*.(*IPE Top 100 Real Estate Investor 2019).

Key Responsibilities : ~crlf~- Actively drive improvement in processes and IT by standardization and improvement of existing tasks, processes and requirements between IPC and other AZ departments. ~crlf~- Standardization of reporting requirements. Minimize manual and administrative workload by introduction of a new planning and controlling tool. ~crlf~- Active participation in transformational and IT projects within the finance area. ~crlf~- Active management of Allianz investment structures/companies for the Western European 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~- Presentation of 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~- Steering liquidity position of property companies incl. ensuring timely funding. Determination of cash amounts to be distributed.~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~- 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~- Various ad-hoc projects to address pressing issues facing IPC~crlf~~crlf~Based in Paris La Défense, this position will report into the Team Head of Investment Planning and Controlling West Europe. ~crlf~~crlf~

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience : ~crlf~- Successfully completed study degree (ideally specialised in one of controlling, accounting, tax or finance) ~crlf~- Approx. 6+ years’ experience in comparable positions, 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 ~crlf~- Spoken and written French and 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~- Real estate experience would be an appreciated plus~crlf~~crlf~

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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