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 are responsible for the delivery of Finance project & maintenance activities within AGCS Global Finance Solutions. You contribute as business expert / representative autonomously to the development and implementation of best practices respectively harmonizing of processes in your area of responsibility. You have to liaise with the CFO pillars, IT, process management and other AGCS and Allianz stakeholders and contributors inside and outside of the agile release trains.

In this role you will….~crlf~##Contribute as expert for Finance business domains and/or represent Finance as proxy product owner or product owner in agile release trains and other projects and initiatives and develop further financial applications as well as the system architecture and process landscape in close collaboration with the CFO pillars, IT, process management and other AGCS and Allianz Group functions.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~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 analysing business related issues. Execute or contribute to the execution of governance processes in the responsibility of Finance Solutions.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~##Perform business analyses in the Finance domain in order to distil the essentials and the true business needs of the global AGCS Finance function (the "What"), as input for the work in projects and agile release trains. Review the audit findings that relate to the financial applications and processes. Identify possible courses of action to address findings. In collaboration with involved stakeholders implement steps to mitigate. ~crlf~##Work on change initiatives and solutions development within Finance Solutions.~crlf~##Guide and mentor junior staff.~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

##Proven experience in Finance with Insurance know-how (ideally P&C) as well as understanding of complexities inherent in an insurance group (consolidation processes, legal vs management view) allowing for cross-departmental thinking and acting.~crlf~##You have got already professional experience in project and team work in an international and dynamic environment with proven experience in application and process development in Insurance Industry.~crlf~##You have effectively developed solutions (including implementation) to complex stakeholder requirements.~crlf~##You have a solid understanding of data modelling, operations and technical workflows with regards to financial reporting and closing operations.~crlf~##Ability to work as Proxy Product Owner and/or Business Expert in Agile Release Trains or other agile setups, applying the agile methods and behaviour and fostering them, while considering complex stakeholder structures.~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 an excellent tertiary qualification (ideally Master), preferably in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting or Mathematics, or equivalent work experience.~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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