Finance Expert (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

At AGCS our Finance department has an in-depth understanding of the business, to deliver a best-in-class finance service. We work in close collaboration with other departments to drive profitability.~crlf~ ~crlf~As a Finance Expert you a seasoned professional and contributes to the development and delivery of strategic projects within AGCS. You identifies, proposes and executes autonomously development and implementation of best practices respectively harmonizing of processes your area of responsibility. You liaises intensively with nearly all Finance departments as well as IT and many other areas (like Claims, AZ Technology or internal and external auditors).

In this role you will….~crlf~##Represent Finance in Cross functional projects as Product Owner or expert and further develop financial applications / architecture and process landscape in close collaboration with CFO pillars, OBT and IT, in an agile release train.~crlf~##Support the execution of the Closing process, Planning process and Payment processing by coordinating and monitoring associated activities on issue identification and resolution, and also by analyzing business related issues. Execute or contribute to the execution of governance processes in the responsibility of Finance Solutions.~crlf~##Support the root cause analysis of data quality issues, e.g. by analysing data, processes, and data flows.~crlf~##Harmonize, document and implement Finance related processes, and work on change initiatives and solutions development within Finance Solutions.~crlf~##Review audit findings that relate to the financial applications and processes, identify possible courses of action to address the findings, and implement in collaboration with involved stakeholders steps to mitigate.~crlf~

##You have an excellent tertiary qualification (ideally Master), preferably in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting or Mathematics, or equivalent work experience.~crlf~##You have proven work experience in the Finance and Insurance Area as well as understanding of complexities inherent in an insurance group allowing for cross-departmental thinking and acting. IFRS 17 experience and knowledge is a strong plus.~crlf~##You have successfully led or participated in projects, ideally in an agile set up as business expert or (certified) Proxy Product Owner. In those projects you have successfully proven that you are able deal with complex stakeholder structures and conflicting requirements. ~crlf~##You have a solid understanding of data modelling, operations and technical workflows with regards to financial reporting and closing operations.~crlf~##You have an excellent analytical Thinking and Numeracy, you are able to identify patterns and root causes in complex data and processes to rapidly distil key issues and provide insight in various situations. You are able to analyse data with standards like MS-Access or SQL.~crlf~##You have the ability to identify and initiate appropriate actions to remediate issues that can be abstract / ambiguous and follow through on their remediation.~crlf~##Ability to understand, elaborate and convey information clearly and effectively in respect to the audience / level of management (both verbal and in writing). ~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~##You are comfortable working both in a team and independently, in an international and dynamic environment.~crlf~##Fluent in English.~crlf~

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.

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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