Business Partner Global COO (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    The Business Partner Global COO is the main interface between Finance & Controlling and the Business function COO (with a focus on Operations and Legal&Compliance). This role will provide insights to foster a fact-based decision taking by utilizing knowledge of the current business environment and specialist financial expertise.

  • Key Responsibilities

    ## Define, provide and leverage suitable financial reporting and analysis including meaningful insights and advice to enable effective performance management and drive business decisions to the most optimal outcome ~crlf~## Support transformation activities, e.g. by providing financial tracking of function related projects (in particular: developing business cases, evaluation of capitalization needs, budgeting, actual cost tracking)~crlf~## Coordinate efficient and effective (dynamic) budgeting, planning and forecasting processes for function applying financial knowledge as well as broader business acumen~crlf~## Support function to deliver accurate and timely accruals and provisions for the monthly and year-end closing process~crlf~## Create an environment for constructive business dialogue, including open and “straight talk” about difficult issues~crlf~## Focus on process advancement and standardization as well as value added analysis~crlf~## Support broader Finance & Controlling projects/ initiatives

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    ## Master’s degree in business administration, economics, information management or natural sciences~crlf~## 10+ years’ experience in Controlling or Financial Consulting, preferably in the financial services industry~crlf~## Profound understanding of operational processes in the fund management industry~crlf~## Strong problem-soling skills and analytical experience with the ability to navigate large data sets in a business context~crlf~## Ability to manage a fast-paced environment and to interface professionally with all levels of management~crlf~## Excellent communication skills and ability to translate and easily communicate complex ideas in executive style~crlf~## Strong critical thinking skills and attention to detail~crlf~## Ability to manage confidential data~crlf~## Fluency in English (command of German is a plus)~crlf~## Expert-level Excel and PowerPoint skills, proficiency with SAP (ERP, BI)

  • About Allianz

    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 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 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 Investors is the asset management subsidiary of Allianz SE. We are one of the world’s leading active asset managers with over 600 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide, managing more than EUR 500 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~

Job Purpose/ Role

The Business Partner Global COO is the main interface between Finance & Controlling and the Business function COO (with a focus on Operations and Legal&Compliance). This role will provide insights to foster a fact-based decision taking by utilizing knowledge of the current business environment and specialist financial expertise.

Key Responsibilities

## Define, provide and leverage suitable financial reporting and analysis including meaningful insights and advice to enable effective performance management and drive business decisions to the most optimal outcome ~crlf~## Support transformation activities, e.g. by providing financial tracking of function related projects (in particular: developing business cases, evaluation of capitalization needs, budgeting, actual cost tracking)~crlf~## Coordinate efficient and effective (dynamic) budgeting, planning and forecasting processes for function applying financial knowledge as well as broader business acumen~crlf~## Support function to deliver accurate and timely accruals and provisions for the monthly and year-end closing process~crlf~## Create an environment for constructive business dialogue, including open and “straight talk” about difficult issues~crlf~## Focus on process advancement and standardization as well as value added analysis~crlf~## Support broader Finance & Controlling projects/ initiatives

Key Requirements/ Skills

## Master’s degree in business administration, economics, information management or natural sciences~crlf~## 10+ years’ experience in Controlling or Financial Consulting, preferably in the financial services industry~crlf~## Profound understanding of operational processes in the fund management industry~crlf~## Strong problem-soling skills and analytical experience with the ability to navigate large data sets in a business context~crlf~## Ability to manage a fast-paced environment and to interface professionally with all levels of management~crlf~## Excellent communication skills and ability to translate and easily communicate complex ideas in executive style~crlf~## Strong critical thinking skills and attention to detail~crlf~## Ability to manage confidential data~crlf~## Fluency in English (command of German is a plus)~crlf~## Expert-level Excel and PowerPoint skills, proficiency with SAP (ERP, BI)

About Allianz

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 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 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 Investors is the asset management subsidiary of Allianz SE. We are one of the world’s leading active asset managers with over 600 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide, managing more than EUR 500 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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