Internship Valuation Team (f/m/d) – 6 Months

Allianz Global Investors
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    We are seeking to recruit a student who has knowledge of financial instruments to assist with the daily Independent Price Verification process. In this role, you will report to the Head of IPV and will be based in Frankfurt.

  • Key Responsibilities

    ## Supporting the Valuation Team in validating external price quotes through daily control routines for all asset classes~crlf~## Monitoring and analysis of illiquid assets with infrequent or no trading activity, i.e. stale price assets.~crlf~## Assistance with streamlining processes and procedures with regard to pricing routines, especially with focus on the requirements within the regulatory framework (e.g. AIFMD)~crlf~## Close interaction with internal parties involved in the asset pricing process (e.g. risk management, portfolio management, various custodian banks etc.)

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    ## Student in economics, business administration, (financial) mathematics or a comparable degree with strong focus on finance and capital markets~crlf~## Working experience within the financial industry, preferably at an asset manager/bank in a valuation group function will be an advantage~crlf~## Basic knowledge of financial instruments (i.e. OTC derivatives and fixed Income products) as well as understanding of commonly applied mathematical valuation models, model sensitivities and input parameters~crlf~## Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Access) and experience with programming (at least in VBA)~crlf~## High commitment, motivation and willingness to take on responsibility~crlf~## The ability to work independently as well as the ability to work flexibly in a team environment~crlf~## Very good team player with high motivation and positive work attitude~crlf~## Fluent in spoken and written English, near to or at negotiation level. German will be considered an advantage.

  • 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

We are seeking to recruit a student who has knowledge of financial instruments to assist with the daily Independent Price Verification process. In this role, you will report to the Head of IPV and will be based in Frankfurt.

Key Responsibilities

## Supporting the Valuation Team in validating external price quotes through daily control routines for all asset classes~crlf~## Monitoring and analysis of illiquid assets with infrequent or no trading activity, i.e. stale price assets.~crlf~## Assistance with streamlining processes and procedures with regard to pricing routines, especially with focus on the requirements within the regulatory framework (e.g. AIFMD)~crlf~## Close interaction with internal parties involved in the asset pricing process (e.g. risk management, portfolio management, various custodian banks etc.)

Key Requirements/ Skills

## Student in economics, business administration, (financial) mathematics or a comparable degree with strong focus on finance and capital markets~crlf~## Working experience within the financial industry, preferably at an asset manager/bank in a valuation group function will be an advantage~crlf~## Basic knowledge of financial instruments (i.e. OTC derivatives and fixed Income products) as well as understanding of commonly applied mathematical valuation models, model sensitivities and input parameters~crlf~## Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Access) and experience with programming (at least in VBA)~crlf~## High commitment, motivation and willingness to take on responsibility~crlf~## The ability to work independently as well as the ability to work flexibly in a team environment~crlf~## Very good team player with high motivation and positive work attitude~crlf~## Fluent in spoken and written English, near to or at negotiation level. German will be considered an advantage.

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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