Accounting Policy & Quality Assurance Manager (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you’re looking for a fast-paced working environment, you’re resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and you believe in always putting the customer first, then join us now!~crlf~~crlf~We’re committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions.~crlf~~crlf~We are currently looking to hire a Accounting Policy & Quality Assurance Manager (f/m/d) to join our Team in Frankfurt. The individual will be part of Global Policy team, supporting both accounting policy and risk control framework.

Accounting Policy:~crlf~##Collaborate with finance and business colleagues across all regions to maintain and implement accounting policies to ensure compliance with IFRS~crlf~##Assess the impact of new accounting rules on current policies and processes and provide training to the changes in accounting policies and control framework~crlf~##Provide technical accounting support on sophisticated financial products and transactions by identifying and addressing accounting policy issues and opportunities through preparation of IFRS accounting memos and technical position papers~crlf~Quality Assurance: ~crlf~##Act as an independent control center and gatekeeper to the overall Control Framework covering all accounting and financial management areas~crlf~##Governance - establishing and maintaining the Control Framework ~crlf~##Global Champion – applying continuous JET (Journal Entry) Testing and analytical Validation & Controls using Digital Tools. With this, the individual will be supporting a detailed, cross regional quality assurance~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~##Identify, craft and drive process improvements (end-to-end) across all activities with particular focus to onshore / offshore handover points and ~crlf~##Develop and implement a comprehensive set of outstanding V&C for all offshore / onshore activities~crlf~##Design and (frequently) use Power BI JET reports and other tools/analytics to support independent V&C for all activities~crlf~##Consistently follow-up and POC groundbreaking A&FM topics and also Robotic Accounting rules with innovative/digital solutions and statistical methods~crlf~##Examines and tests onshore controls to figure out degree of efficiency, economy, and effectiveness~crlf~##Generate monthly Fatal Error Reporting and follow-up on Root Cause Analysis actions~crlf~##Close Collaboration with Internal and External Auditors and Infosys Compliance team~crlf~##Participation in and follow-up of measures of A&FM ORM and TRM action items~crlf~~crlf~

##Certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor or several years full-time working experience in equivalent role~crlf~##Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of control framework and IFRS accounting standards~crlf~##Demonstrated innovative attitude and interest in working with digital tools ~crlf~##Exceptional analytical skills with attention to detail and ability to interpret sophisticated, large data sets and communicate findings in easy to understand narratives and tables~crlf~##Specialist in process re-engineering and integration of new processes, systems and software (preferably Six Sigma certification) ~crlf~##Experience with offshore shared service center or outsourced environment and its requirements and challenges~crlf~##Ability to navigate through ambiguity, handle and coordinate multiple project assignments in a fast paced environment, and accept ownership of the process~crlf~##Ability to take initiative to address problems and make continuous process improvements~crlf~##Ability to work with and lead a wide variety of onshore / offshore and cross-functional teams~crlf~##Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills in English and German (German not a must) ~crlf~##Works with agility, drives and implements change on local and global scales~crlf~##Applies technology to drive digitalization, improve quality and timelines of output ~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 100 million private and corporate customers and more than 147,000 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~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 Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 770 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 535 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest long-term, drawing upon our broad and innovative investment expertise, and leveraging resources globally to ensure a superior client experience wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs.~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors~crlf~~crlf~You are committed to creating value for our clients so that they can meet their financial objectives throughout their lives. You embrace a collegial culture based on strong values, take individual responsibility, and are dedicated to mastering challenging tasks. You aspire to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you since,~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors.~crlf~~crlf~

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