Financial Specialist (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 relish a challenge, 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 looking for you ! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Financial Specialist (f/m/d). The position is based in our Paris office.~crlf~~crlf~This is a multifaceted and exciting role for a qualified Accountant encompassing both operational processing projects and a broad spectrum of Finance responsibilities. The ideal candidate will be an expert SAP user with current and complete technical knowledge of local French GAAP, IFRS and Tax. The individual will be responsible for legal entity / entities located in France as well as other entities across Europe. The successful candidate will also support global / regional projects. This role reports to the Head of Accounting & Financial Management (Europe).

##Supervise and coordinate the preparation of statutory and annual reports mainly for France (but potentially other European entities)~crlf~##Validate and control all transactional operational related processes to ensure financial, regulatory and tax accuracy as well as adherence to the outsourced / offshore control framework ~crlf~##Ensure the timeliness, completeness and accuracy in financial statement, tax, statutory and group reporting processes~crlf~##Represent the entity and the finance team to support reviews and queries from internal and external auditors, regulatory and tax authorities, customers and 3rd party service providers~crlf~##Support the implementation of global / regional projects as well as facilitate or initiate projects to streamline, harmonize and automate existing processes~crlf~##Support other internal functions with ad-hoc analysis and provide clarification for the wider business on tax-related and accounting aspects to result in solutions~crlf~##Ad-hoc Reporting~crlf~~crlf~

Required: ~crlf~##At least a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field of study with very operational accounting experience~crlf~##Several years as qualified and experienced accountant (minimum DESCF, DEC preferred) or equivalent, experience in local French GAAP and IFRS ~crlf~##Experience in French taxes and local regulatory requirements~crlf~##Profound knowledge of accounting software (SAP), strong Excel skills~crlf~##Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, self-motivated, independent and positive teammate, stress resilient and dedication to quality assured work~crlf~##Sufficient gravitas to represent Finance in local management meetings and external parties with a confident ability to address problems and implement solutions~crlf~##Motivating change in a fast-paced, multifaceted environment with strong systems and analytical skills~crlf~##Ability to understand big picture views, how tasks are connected as well as dive into detail meticulously~crlf~##Strong quantitative and versatile problem solving and multi-tasking skills~crlf~##Sensitivity to culture norms and differences and a pro-active teammate~crlf~##Proficiency in English and French~crlf~~crlf~Preferred:~crlf~##Previous experience in Asset Management / Financial Service industry~crlf~##Previous experience with offshoring / shared service centres~crlf~##Previous experience in a large multi-national organization~crlf~~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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Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager operating in 25 offices globally.