Senior Investment Accountant, Chicago, IL

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Responsible for the financial accounting/reporting of investments, preparing all quarterly and year end statutory fillings (Schedule D, Schedule BA, etc.) and research on new investments and changing accounting guidance. Responsible for reviewing and analyzing investment activity and providing management with details of significant transactions. Additionally, will provide data and supporting information for the IFRS submission to Germany. Also, assist the accounting team with other projects and monthly and year end closing responsibilities.

##Posting and reconciliation of the investment portfolio activity each month. ~crlf~##Ensuring that the income statement and balance sheet are recorded accurately and timely.~crlf~##Prepare annual and quarterly investment schedules for the STAT and IFRS financial statements, including Notes and Interrogatories disclosures for the financial statements.~crlf~##Review and analyze the investment activity and provide management with details of significant transactions.~crlf~##Prepare standard monthly and quarterly investment reports for management.~crlf~##Complete investment related data requests for the yearly audit, tax department and support for our IFRS submission to Germany and investment information requests from rating agencies.~crlf~##Archive records to satisfy audit and statutory requirements.~crlf~##Ensuring compliance of closing and reporting with internal and external requirements (capital management).~crlf~~crlf~

##At least 3 years of experience with Investment accounting for P&C insurance companies;~crlf~##Relevant insurance accounting experience, including knowledge of US Statutory and GAAP accounting principles;~crlf~##Knowledge of IFRS is a plus;~crlf~##Experience with SAP/BW/Cognos;~crlf~##Proficient in Microsoft Office products;~crlf~##Excellent verbal and written communication skills;~crlf~##Ability to prioritize responsibilities and processes;~crlf~##Strong financial analysis skills;~crlf~##Ability to work within a diverse environment;~crlf~##Ability to work under time pressure during key periods of the year;~crlf~##Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business; and ~crlf~##CPA preferred, but not required.~crlf~~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~More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at

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