IFRS Closing Specialist (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now! ~crlf~~crlf~We are 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 IFRS Closing Specialist (f/m/d) for our Accounting & Financial Management / Global Closing Reporting department. The position is based in our Frankfurt office.

##Taking over accountability for selected processes by actively driving further standardization and ultimately increasing the levels of outsourcing and automation~crlf~##Supervising and coordinating the offshore preparation of monthly/quarterly/year-end IFRS financial statements centrally and for all company codes and branches of AllianzGI, including group reporting in SAP~crlf~##Preparing additional reporting information/uploading files (Country-by-Country Reporting, Financial Reporting Questionnaires, Tax reporting) for all company codes and branches of AllianzGI~crlf~##Performing validation and controling checks of closing related IFRS postings performed by our service provider~crlf~##Warranting offshore and onshore controls related to the completeness and accuracy of the IFRS closing and reporting are performed timely and accurately~crlf~##Interacting with offshore team, regional hubs, Financial Planning & Analysis to answer questions and resolve issues~crlf~##Identifying and reporting notable transactions and events for each reporting period~crlf~##Validating and controling of accrual postings performed offshore~crlf~##Acting as liaison and representative of AllianzGI and the Accounting & Financial Management function with internal and external auditors, regulatory and tax auditors, internal risk and other functions and other Allianz entities~crlf~##Providing support to the successful roll-out of global and regional change initiatives/projects, particularly driving the global standardization and harmonization of IFRS closing & reporting processes~crlf~

##Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field of study, Certified Public Accountant preferred~crlf~##Several years of relevant professional experience~crlf~##Detailed knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and applicable financial laws, codes and regulations~crlf~##Strong technology skills especially with SAP, Power BI; strong Excel modeling skills~crlf~##Highly analytical, diligent, detail oriented and strong business sense - phenomenal attention to detail and ability to interpret sophisticated, large data sets and communicate findings in easy to understand narratives and tables~crlf~##Ability to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workload and achieve effective results in a fast-paced, multifaceted, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment; effective multi-tasking skills are vital~crlf~##Competence to take initiative to address problems and make continuous operational improvements~crlf~##Outstanding interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills in English~crlf~##An experience with an offshore shared service center or outsourced environment and understanding of its requirements and challenges is highly beneficial; ability to work with and lead a wide variety of onshore / offshore and cross-functional teams~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 690 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 598 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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