Corporate Actions & Reconciliation Analyst - Europe (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Investors

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you’re looking for a dynamic working environment, you’re resolved to cultivate and expand your talents, and you believe in always putting the customer first, then we’re the right place for you. We’re committed to giving our people – experienced and young professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. ~crlf~~crlf~You will be part of the European Corporate Actions & Reconciliation Team and will be responsible of various missions embedding Corporate Actions, Cash Management, Reconciliations of Front Office books with various third parties, oversight of our external Middle Office provider, close monitoring of Cash accounts level within sensitive portfolios…~crlf~~crlf~Team members are located across various locations in Europe. You might also be asked to travel to European destination on unregular basis (post covid).

## Act as an expert/senior Corporate Actions analyst - oversight and owner of the whole value chain of the Corporate Actions activity. ~crlf~## Build credible, trusted advisor relationships with portfolio managers heavily involved in Corporate actions day-to-day process~crlf~## Act as the key contact person for Corporate actions to key internal stakeholders across all levels of the organization (Portfolio Managers, Sales, Client Account Managers or Sales, IT, Risk Management…)~crlf~## Guarantee on a daily basis the accuracy of cash and stock positions on sensitive accounts. Daily cash and stock reconciliations positions in Front Office systems and coordinate the investigations with our external Middle Office provider.~crlf~## Participate on the monitoring of books reopening processes on sensitive accounts and guarantee accurate data postings in the systems to achieve timely performance reporting.~crlf~## Identify and escalate incidents caused by third parties, follow-up the remedial actions and coordinate the loss event/claims process.~crlf~## Process and monitor sensitive transactions in the systems (capstocks, dividends, fees..).~crlf~## Follow-up the lifecycle of Funds/Mandates (creation, mergers, liquidations…).~crlf~## Participate in enhancing new target models, continuously improving the processes and proactively suggesting new initiatives.~crlf~## Manage and/or escalate conflicts, issues with respective stakeholders, being proactive.~crlf~## Build a collaborative working relationship with internal and external clients.~crlf~## Ensure Cross training with other team members located in London and Frankfurt and potentially in US and Asia Pacific.~crlf~## Participate in various projects related to Operations Department.~crlf~## Review, maintain and enhance processes and procedures (this includes documentation and promotion).~crlf~## Travelling in Europe from time to time could be requested on non-regular basis & post Covid.~crlf~~crlf~

## At least 3 years experience in asset management field, work experience in an operational position in the financial industry, preferably in an investment-related area.~crlf~## Client focused, excellent communication and interpersonal skills~crlf~## Creative and hands-on, ready to think outside the box and add input / challenge to improve existing workflows – driver and self-motivated~crlf~## Understanding of full trade life cycle, understand front office problematics and including awareness of middle and back office functions / processes and their touch points with the front office and downstream to client reporting, performance, fund accounting~crlf~## Experience in management of outsourced Middle Office Provider & provider oversight functions ~crlf~## Significant Experience in Corporate Action is mandatory~crlf~## Ability to resolve complex problems, delivery focused and well organized~crlf~## Analytical and rigorous while performing tasks~crlf~## Self-motivated team player willing to work in a diverse and challenging environment, strong team player in a Global and Regional environment~crlf~## Experience in Middle Office Reconciliations (cash and securities) ~crlf~## Investment Accounting experience/knowledge would be a plus~crlf~## Flexible to drive continuous changes in the processes & structure~crlf~## Languages: excellent verbal and written communication capability in English is mandatory. German would be a plus~crlf~## IT Skills: Professional in Microsoft Office in particular Excel is required; Digitalization experience & automation skills (VBA) is a plus~crlf~## Good knowledge of Bloomberg AIM is a plus.~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~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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