Transaction Accountant (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

We are looking for an Transaction Accountant (m/f/d) to join the ART Transaction Accounting Department of the CFO function at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in Zurich.~crlf~ ~crlf~Reporting to the Head of ART Transaction Accounting, you will be responsible for handling the reporting & closing activities and project work in the area of your responsibility.

In this role you will…~crlf~##Document application of policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility. ~crlf~##Archive records to satisfy audit and statutory requirements. ~crlf~##Draft standards to improve quality as well as active contribution in improving and implementing global operation cycles, processes and workflows as well as the implementation of global policies and procedures.~crlf~##Ensure that all IFRS, GAAP and Statutory closing and reporting tasks (e.g. annual report, reporting to regulatory authorities, NAIC reporting, other internal/external reporting requirements) related to own area of responsibility are accurate and timely on a global basis. ~crlf~##Complete assigned postings, Journal Entries and Account reconciliations on a periodic basis. Reconcile and settle intercompany transactions within the affiliated company group.~crlf~##Coordination, transfer and reconciliation of data from interfaces of front-end systems.~crlf~##Take care of monthly legal entity close submission activities, including posting of accruals, deferred acquisition expenses and other accounting transactions.~crlf~##Assist internal clients (e.g. other departments) with reports, research and other activities.~crlf~##Identify items or discussion or resolution.~crlf~

You will have…~crlf~##Excellent tertiary qualification, preferably in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting or qualified by experience in related discipline~crlf~##Minimum of 3- 5 years of professional experience in reinsurance, P&C insurance and / or asset management~crlf~##Proven understanding of standard accounting (GAAP & IFRS) for insurance and reinsurance~crlf~##Project and team work in an international and dynamic environment~crlf~##Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills to effectively analyze data and convey messages in a winning fashion~crlf~##Understanding insurance financial statements and their performance measurement including drivers~crlf~##Comprehensive knowledge of local GAAP, IAS / IFRS, Regulatory, Tax and other relevant requirements (such as Allianz Accounting policies) wrt reporting, compliance and declaration~crlf~##Ability to identify patterns and root causes in complex (e.g. ambiguous, from various sources) data and processes to rapidly distill key issues and provide insight in various situations~crlf~##Ability to identify and initiate appropriate actions to remediate issues that can be abstract / ambiguous and follow through on their remediation.~crlf~##Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English essential. Good German skills are an advantage ~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 www.agcs.allianz.com/careers~crlf~~crlf~


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