Finance Expert (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

At Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (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 and maintenance activities within AGCS Global Finance Solutions. You contribute as business expert autonomously to the development and implementation of best practices in your area of responsibility. You will liaise with all Finance functions, IT, and other AGCS’s 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 initiatives to develop financial applications as well as the process landscape in close collaboration with all Finance functions, IT and other AGCS stakeholders~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~crlf~##Execute or contribute to the execution of governance processes in the responsibility of Finance Solutions~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")~crlf~##Review the audit findings that relate to the financial applications and processes, identify possible courses of action to address findings and implement steps to mitigate~crlf~##Work on change initiatives within Finance Solutions~crlf~##Guide and mentor junior staff~crlf~

##Excellent tertiary qualification (ideally Master), preferably in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting or Mathematics, or equivalent work experience~crlf~##3-5 years of working 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~##Professional experience in project and teamwork in an international and dynamic environment with proven experience in application and process development in Insurance Industry~crlf~##Experience in effectively developing solutions (including implementation) with complex stakeholder requirements~crlf~##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 behavior and fostering them, while considering complex stakeholder structures~crlf~##Excellent analytical thinking and numeracy skills. You are able to analyze data with standards like MS-Access or SQL~crlf~##Fluency in English is required, German language skills are a plus~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.~crlf~Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.~crlf~For more information, visit www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.~crlf~~crlf~


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