Business Analyst-Market Management / Sales

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    The Business Analyst position entails planning, reporting and analysis reporting into the Zone Executive. The level of responsibility as well as the exposure to multiple functional areas within the company to clients/business partners increases from Junior to Senior Executive level.

  • Key Responsibilities

    ##Financial Analysis: Provide analysis and presentation for own area of responsibility (e.g. LoB/ regional/ expense analysis, etc.), identify key drivers, risks and opportunities and provide recommendations~crlf~##Present conclusions in a transparent way with robust financial commentary to enable decision making.~crlf~##Planning and Reporting: Manage regular reporting, forecasting and planning processes in own area of~crlf~responsibility (e.g. LoB / regional / expenses, etc) and in line with both customer and global requirements~crlf~##Manage business as usual tasks in own area of responsibility (e.g. customer requests, target achievement calculations)~crlf~##Perform ad-hoc tasks as assigned~crlf~##Drive best practice sharing, efficiency increases, global standard setting and harmonization~crlf~##Aligning and coordinating own area of responsibility with other Executive Management team colleagues~crlf~##Cross functional collaboration across the business to enhance overall business understanding~crlf~##Find opportunities to improve and streamline processes~crlf~##Coordinate global processes

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    ##Bachelor Degree: Excellent tertiary qualification (ideally Master), preferably in Business Administration,~crlf~Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or qualified by experience in related discipline~crlf~##Minimum 3 to 5 years: Professional experience in reinsurance, P&C insurance and / or asset management~crlf~##Minimum 3 to 5 years: Proven experience in planning and performance management of financials~crlf~statements and respective analysis~crlf~##Minimum 3 to 5 years: Proven experience in communication of results to a variety of stakeholders~crlf~##Minimum 3 to 5 years: Project and team work in an international and dynamic environment~crlf~##Excel and PowerPoint skills to effectively analyze data and convey messages in a winning fashion. ##Ideally knowledge about reporting tools (e.g. SAP)~crlf~Finance and Insurance know-how (ideally P&C) as well as understanding of complexities inherent in an~crlf~insurance group (consolidation processes, legal vs management view) allowing for cross-departmental~crlf~thinking and acting~crlf~##Understanding insurance financial statements and their performance measurement~crlf~##Advanced: Analytical Thinking and Numeracy: ##Ability to identify patterns and root causes in complex (e.g. ambiguous, from various sources) data and processes to rapidly distill key issues and provide insight in arious situations~crlf~##Problem Solving: Ability to identify and initiate appropriate actions to remediate issues that can be abstract / ambiguous and follow through on their remediation~crlf~##Communication and Presentation Skills: Ability to understand, elaborate and convey information clearly~crlf~and effectively in respect to the audience / level of management (both verbal and in writing)

  • About Allianz

    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 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 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.

    Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).

    Worldwide, AGCS operates in 30 countries with own units and in over 210 countries and territories through the Allianz Group network and partners. In 2016, it employed around 5,000 people and provided insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the 'Fortune Global 500' companies, writing a total of €7.6 billion gross premium worldwide.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor’s and A+ by A.M. Best.~crlf~~crlf~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at www.agcs.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~

Job Purpose/ Role

The Business Analyst position entails planning, reporting and analysis reporting into the Zone Executive. The level of responsibility as well as the exposure to multiple functional areas within the company to clients/business partners increases from Junior to Senior Executive level.

Key Responsibilities

##Financial Analysis: Provide analysis and presentation for own area of responsibility (e.g. LoB/ regional/ expense analysis, etc.), identify key drivers, risks and opportunities and provide recommendations~crlf~##Present conclusions in a transparent way with robust financial commentary to enable decision making.~crlf~##Planning and Reporting: Manage regular reporting, forecasting and planning processes in own area of~crlf~responsibility (e.g. LoB / regional / expenses, etc) and in line with both customer and global requirements~crlf~##Manage business as usual tasks in own area of responsibility (e.g. customer requests, target achievement calculations)~crlf~##Perform ad-hoc tasks as assigned~crlf~##Drive best practice sharing, efficiency increases, global standard setting and harmonization~crlf~##Aligning and coordinating own area of responsibility with other Executive Management team colleagues~crlf~##Cross functional collaboration across the business to enhance overall business understanding~crlf~##Find opportunities to improve and streamline processes~crlf~##Coordinate global processes

Key Requirements/ Skills

##Bachelor Degree: Excellent tertiary qualification (ideally Master), preferably in Business Administration,~crlf~Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or qualified by experience in related discipline~crlf~##Minimum 3 to 5 years: Professional experience in reinsurance, P&C insurance and / or asset management~crlf~##Minimum 3 to 5 years: Proven experience in planning and performance management of financials~crlf~statements and respective analysis~crlf~##Minimum 3 to 5 years: Proven experience in communication of results to a variety of stakeholders~crlf~##Minimum 3 to 5 years: Project and team work in an international and dynamic environment~crlf~##Excel and PowerPoint skills to effectively analyze data and convey messages in a winning fashion. ##Ideally knowledge about reporting tools (e.g. SAP)~crlf~Finance and Insurance know-how (ideally P&C) as well as understanding of complexities inherent in an~crlf~insurance group (consolidation processes, legal vs management view) allowing for cross-departmental~crlf~thinking and acting~crlf~##Understanding insurance financial statements and their performance measurement~crlf~##Advanced: Analytical Thinking and Numeracy: ##Ability to identify patterns and root causes in complex (e.g. ambiguous, from various sources) data and processes to rapidly distill key issues and provide insight in arious situations~crlf~##Problem Solving: Ability to identify and initiate appropriate actions to remediate issues that can be abstract / ambiguous and follow through on their remediation~crlf~##Communication and Presentation Skills: Ability to understand, elaborate and convey information clearly~crlf~and effectively in respect to the audience / level of management (both verbal and in writing)

About Allianz

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 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 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.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).

Worldwide, AGCS operates in 30 countries with own units and in over 210 countries and territories through the Allianz Group network and partners. In 2016, it employed around 5,000 people and provided insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the 'Fortune Global 500' companies, writing a total of €7.6 billion gross premium worldwide.~crlf~~crlf~AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor’s and A+ by A.M. Best.~crlf~~crlf~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at www.agcs.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~


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