Senior Financial Accounting Expert and Transformation Manager (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

As a member of the Global Closing & Reporting team, you will support our global IFRS reporting with focus on our strategic subsidiary, Allianz Risk Transfer in Liechtenstein and its branches in Switzerland and Bermuda. In this role you will also drive a strategic transformation effort as part of the implementation of our global Accounting target operating model. ~crlf~We offer you challenging and varied tasks in an international and multicultural working environment. As part of your job, you will participate in and lead international projects and change efforts working together closely with colleagues from various branches and subsidiaries across the globe.

In this role you will...~crlf~ ~crlf~##ensure that all financial closing and reporting tasks in your area of responsibility are completed accurately, professionally and in a timely manner~crlf~##drive a strategic transformation effort to implement our global Accounting target operating model at Allianz Risk Transfer~crlf~##ensure compliance with external reporting requirements for IFRS and local reporting requirements (i.a. Solvency II) and support the related projects~crlf~##prepare and present management reports, analyze and comment on financial data and answer management questions ~crlf~##liaise with international subsidiaries and branches of AGCS SE/ART Risk Transfer AG and assist in answering financial closing related questions from our Allianz Group Accounting department~crlf~##actively assist in the preparation of financial statements for international subsidiaries.~crlf~##perform regular account reconciliations for the accounts assigned to you ~crlf~##coordinate and perform internal quality controls ~crlf~##participate in and lead international finance projects and change management initiatives in an agile environment~crlf~##provide technical support to and work closely with our colleagues in the offshore teams~crlf~##assist in the development and improvement of processes and the implementation of internal controls~crlf~##Be the point of contact for internal and external auditors~crlf~

##At least 5-7 years of professional experience in international accounting, finance or controlling (preferably in a P&C insurance or auditing company) ~crlf~##Strong educational background in finance and/or accounting with insurance focus, preferably a Master's degree in finance ~crlf~##Very good knowledge of IFRS for insurance companies and experience in dealing with complex accounting issues ~crlf~##Demonstrated experience in Solvency II reporting considered an advantage~crlf~##Knowledge of local GAAP (German, Liechtenstein), tax regimes and corporate tax rules is desirable~crlf~##Proven experience in managing cross-functional projects and leading change in an international and agile environment~crlf~##Pronounced analytical skills and ability to navigate complexity: effectively document, make sense of, analyze root causes of complex issues, processes and data (flows), respond to complex/ambiguous situations by identifying and initiating appropriate remediation and follow ups.~crlf~##Tech savvy with advanced MS Office skills (including Excel, Access, Powerpoint).~crlf~##Very good SAP FI / SAP BW knowledge~crlf~##Strong 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~##Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; solid German skills considered an advantage~crlf~##Highly organized, self-motivated team player with can-do attitude and the ability to come up with new initiatives and ideas ~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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