Senior Credit Controller (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    ##The main purpose of this role is the accurate and timely execution of all accounting topics concerning settlement with broker, co-/reinsurer as well as policy-holder. This includes all credit control activities including the monitoring of receivables (reporting on overdue receivables, chasing, write-off, etc.).~crlf~##The job holder is also responsible for handling the reporting & closing activities in the area of responsibility as well as the timely execution and fulfillment of external/internal reporting requirements. Concrete description reflected in the job description.

  • Key Responsibilities

    Coordination, clarification and balancing of unbalanced items and resolution of differences~crlf~##Ensure that all accounts receivable / payables are settled and collected as per agreed terms of settlement.~crlf~##Identify and analyze all accounts differences and liaise with the partners to ensure that all items are booked correctly and differences are resolved in a professional manner and on a timely basis. Establish and maintain an abeyance system.~crlf~##Recommend write offs where applicable.~crlf~ ~crlf~Processing~crlf~##Perform credit control function of Accounts Receivable/Payable and related account reconciliations as assigned.~crlf~##Coordination, transfer and reconciliation of data from interfaces of front-end systems.~crlf~##Execute settlements with brokers and insurers particularly the control of outstanding balances of AGCS.~crlf~##On an ongoing basis, properly account for all collections through timely application in the systems. Prepare monthly cash, receivable / payable and other account reconciliations and related journal entries.~crlf~ ~crlf~Governance and quality assurance~crlf~##Document application of policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility.~crlf~##Archive records to satisfy audit and statutory requirements.~crlf~##Draft standards to improve quality.~crlf~ ~crlf~Project work as assigned~crlf~ ~crlf~Collaboration and Customer Service~crlf~##Work collaboratively with other Functional areas (Operations, Accounting, Claims) in establishing processes, booking flows and accuracy completeness controls.~crlf~##Work with third party collection agencies as required.~crlf~##Maintain a collaborative relationship with external brokers. Provide professional and timely customer service to internal and external customers.~crlf~ ~crlf~Perform ad-hoc tasks as assigned

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    Required experience~crlf~##Prior experience in insurance accounting in particular within credit control.~crlf~##Proven understanding of credit control practice and principles.~crlf~##Project and team work in an international and dynamic environment.~crlf~ ~crlf~Required education~crlf~##Tertiary qualification in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting or comparable degree preferred or qualified by experience in related discipline.~crlf~ ~crlf~Technical skills~crlf~##Advanced Excel, Database and PowerPoint skills to effectively analyse data and convey messages in a winning fashion~crlf~##Understanding insurance financial statements and their performance measurement including drivers.~crlf~##Legal and Regulatory Framework: Comprehensive knowledge of local GAAP, IAS / IFRS, Regulatory, Tax and other relevant requirements (such as Allianz Accounting policies) wrt reporting, compliance and declaration~crlf~##Ability to handle complex processes (closing, reporting, finance operations) including understanding of data flows~crlf~ ~crlf~General skills~crlf~##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 various 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 and effectively in respect to the audience / level of management (both verbal and in writing).~crlf~##Project Mgmt: Ability to manage projs (milestone and task planning, managing resources, controlling, monitoring, reporting, moderating) and to develop solutions while considering complex stakeholder structures and reqmnts.~crlf~##Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English are essential

  • 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~AGCS promotes an individual work-life balance for example the possibilit y of working part-time. Provided that the job with its respective basic conditions is suitable for this, all positions advertised on a full-time basis can also be filled on a part-time basis.~crlf~~crlf~If you are currently exempted from statutory pension obligations under section 6 (1) sentence 1 no. 1 SGB VI, please take a look at the important and binding notes in the HR lexicon under: Money / Social Security / Annuity Insurance / Pension Insurance exemption.~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 main purpose of this role is the accurate and timely execution of all accounting topics concerning settlement with broker, co-/reinsurer as well as policy-holder. This includes all credit control activities including the monitoring of receivables (reporting on overdue receivables, chasing, write-off, etc.).~crlf~##The job holder is also responsible for handling the reporting & closing activities in the area of responsibility as well as the timely execution and fulfillment of external/internal reporting requirements. Concrete description reflected in the job description.

Key Responsibilities

Coordination, clarification and balancing of unbalanced items and resolution of differences~crlf~##Ensure that all accounts receivable / payables are settled and collected as per agreed terms of settlement.~crlf~##Identify and analyze all accounts differences and liaise with the partners to ensure that all items are booked correctly and differences are resolved in a professional manner and on a timely basis. Establish and maintain an abeyance system.~crlf~##Recommend write offs where applicable.~crlf~ ~crlf~Processing~crlf~##Perform credit control function of Accounts Receivable/Payable and related account reconciliations as assigned.~crlf~##Coordination, transfer and reconciliation of data from interfaces of front-end systems.~crlf~##Execute settlements with brokers and insurers particularly the control of outstanding balances of AGCS.~crlf~##On an ongoing basis, properly account for all collections through timely application in the systems. Prepare monthly cash, receivable / payable and other account reconciliations and related journal entries.~crlf~ ~crlf~Governance and quality assurance~crlf~##Document application of policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility.~crlf~##Archive records to satisfy audit and statutory requirements.~crlf~##Draft standards to improve quality.~crlf~ ~crlf~Project work as assigned~crlf~ ~crlf~Collaboration and Customer Service~crlf~##Work collaboratively with other Functional areas (Operations, Accounting, Claims) in establishing processes, booking flows and accuracy completeness controls.~crlf~##Work with third party collection agencies as required.~crlf~##Maintain a collaborative relationship with external brokers. Provide professional and timely customer service to internal and external customers.~crlf~ ~crlf~Perform ad-hoc tasks as assigned

Key Requirements/ Skills

Required experience~crlf~##Prior experience in insurance accounting in particular within credit control.~crlf~##Proven understanding of credit control practice and principles.~crlf~##Project and team work in an international and dynamic environment.~crlf~ ~crlf~Required education~crlf~##Tertiary qualification in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting or comparable degree preferred or qualified by experience in related discipline.~crlf~ ~crlf~Technical skills~crlf~##Advanced Excel, Database and PowerPoint skills to effectively analyse data and convey messages in a winning fashion~crlf~##Understanding insurance financial statements and their performance measurement including drivers.~crlf~##Legal and Regulatory Framework: Comprehensive knowledge of local GAAP, IAS / IFRS, Regulatory, Tax and other relevant requirements (such as Allianz Accounting policies) wrt reporting, compliance and declaration~crlf~##Ability to handle complex processes (closing, reporting, finance operations) including understanding of data flows~crlf~ ~crlf~General skills~crlf~##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 various 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 and effectively in respect to the audience / level of management (both verbal and in writing).~crlf~##Project Mgmt: Ability to manage projs (milestone and task planning, managing resources, controlling, monitoring, reporting, moderating) and to develop solutions while considering complex stakeholder structures and reqmnts.~crlf~##Excellent written and verbal communication skills in German and English are essential

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~AGCS promotes an individual work-life balance for example the possibilit y of working part-time. Provided that the job with its respective basic conditions is suitable for this, all positions advertised on a full-time basis can also be filled on a part-time basis.~crlf~~crlf~If you are currently exempted from statutory pension obligations under section 6 (1) sentence 1 no. 1 SGB VI, please take a look at the important and binding notes in the HR lexicon under: Money / Social Security / Annuity Insurance / Pension Insurance exemption.~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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