Business Analyst

Allianz Global Investors

Start the new year in an exciting new role where collaboration and respect are paramount and you will have the opportunity to help create a best-in-class compliance program. The European Head of Investment Advisory Compliance is seeking a professional with a background in compliance and digital solutions to join our team. We are part of a global team that provides compliance advice and conducts monitoring on all subjects related to the investment and trading processes (except guideline monitoring). You will have the opportunity to work with and learn from senior compliance colleagues and make an impact in helping our team develop and execute a best-in-class compliance program that uses information technology to its fullest.

The Business Analyst's responsibilities will include: ~crlf~## Carrying out compliance monitoring, analyzing outliers, and following up with portfolio managers and traders on such topics as best execution, market abuse, allocations, pricing, conficts of interest for all liquid asset classes (equities, fixed income, fx, derivatives).~crlf~## Working closely with the European and Global Head and other team members to identify, design, develop and/or coordinate the implementation of IT/AI/ML solutions to address our needs including, but not limited to: a) further integrate automation and machine learning into our compliance monitoring, b) manage and track advisory requests, monitoring status, and project participation and progress, c) manage incidents detected in our monitoring and develop/analyze relevant KPIs, d) create a dynamic and more automated compliance risk database, e) automate management reporting.~crlf~## Supporting the management of internal and external IT solutions and data vendors, including overseeing and following up on issues and change requests, new version roll outs, contract and invoice management, and reviewing/onboarding new vendors.~crlf~## Supporting data collection and/or development of data mining solutions to respond to inquiries and audits by internal and external auditors, depositories/trustees/clients, and regulators.~crlf~## Supporting the technology and data impact assessments of new business, new regulations, or other Company initiatives and proposing and following through on solutions.~crlf~## Supporting the creation and presentation of management reporting on compliance matters.~crlf~

## Post High School Degree or other training in Information Science or related subjects, with a specialization in financial products and markets, preferably with classes or experience in compliance/audit/regulatory matters OR Post-High School Degree with a specialization in finance/compliance/audit , and classes/other training/experience in information science/digital solutions/AI & ML.~crlf~## A few years of relevant work experience~crlf~## Knowledge of portfolio management and trading order management systems like Bloomberg~crlf~## Experience with reporting, analytical, and statistical tools such as Business Objects, Power BI, Python, Excel VBA~crlf~## Experience with relational databases~crlf~## Experience with artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions in Finance or Compliance~crlf~## Fluent spoken and written English~crlf~## Diligent and attention to detail, but able to see the big picture ~crlf~## Strong analytical skills~crlf~## Strong verbal and written communication skills~crlf~## Curious, takes initiative, agile ~crlf~## Ability to work autonomously, under pressure, and meet deadlines~crlf~## Team player and ability to build positive relationships across the business~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~

## Fluent in French or German~crlf~## Knowledge of MIFID and MAR and other European financial regulations~crlf~## Experience in asset management~crlf~## Experience with compliance market abuse monitoring systems and/or transaction cost analysis tools~crlf~## Experience with project management

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 750 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 546 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.

Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you 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.~crlf~~crlf~We are committed to deliver excellence to our clients, advisors, employees, our parent company and within our industry. Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork.~crlf~~crlf~We are also committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com~crlf~~crlf~


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