Fund Administration Support Specialist, Shanghai

Allianz Global Investors

We are seeking to recruit a Fund Administration Specialist who has experience with Investments Operations to independently perform middle and back office tasks for funds established in China, and to operationally support the growth of the firm's business in China. Occasionally, this candidate is required to support office administration duties in our Shanghai office. In this role, you will work closely with internal stakeholders and 3rd party vendors of the funds, and will be based in Shanghai.

• Perform regular Fund Administration tasks such as NAV and reconciliation oversight, trade and cash transfer instruction preparation, invoice settlement, fund audits coordination, regulatory reporting and investors KYC processing.~crlf~~crlf~• Implement and provide recommendations to life cycle events / changes of funds from an operational perspective including but not limited to new fund launch, new usage of instrument, market account opening, broker / counterparty onboarding.~crlf~~crlf~• Manage relationship and resolve operational issues with outsourced fund accountants, custodians and transfer agencies.~crlf~~crlf~• Regularly review operational processes and enhance internal control and efficiency.~crlf~~crlf~• Respond Ad Hoc operation enquiries from internal business units such as Sales & Marketing, Compliance and Portfolio Management.~crlf~~crlf~• Support Ad Hoc business projects from an operational perspective.~crlf~~crlf~• Provide general office administration support such as non-IT procurement and building service application on a per requested basis.~crlf~

Qualifications and Experience~crlf~- University degree in Business/ Economics/ Finance/ Accounting~crlf~- 7-8 years’ operations experience preferably in investment management company locally in China~crlf~- Hands-on fund administration and operational experience~crlf~- Experience with QDLP and PFM funds operations in China is definitely an advantage~crlf~~crlf~Knowledge & Skills~crlf~- Investment applications: Bloomberg~crlf~- Good knowledge of workflow of Fund administration, Middle Office, transfer agency and settlement functions and their key service providers in the market~crlf~- Good understanding of all instrument types including derivatives and the associated security markets~crlf~- Strong quantitative, analytical skills & accounting knowledge~crlf~- Good oral/written/communication skills~crlf~- Flexible to a changing environment and the ability to learn and absorb new tasks~crlf~~crlf~Language~crlf~- Good written and spoken English and Chinese language~crlf~~crlf~Other Skills~crlf~- A self-starter with the ability to work independently is a must~crlf~- Proactive and confident~crlf~- Influential and collaborative~crlf~- Result and detail oriented~crlf~- Emphasis on personal and team accountability~crlf~- Professional qualification in Accounting and Finance ~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 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

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