Junior Alternative Operations Specialist (f/m/d)

Allianz Global Investors

To support the growth of our alternative product range, we are seeking to recruit a Junior Operations Specialist in the field of Alternative Investments. In this role you will be in charge of the review of accounting data and regulatory/investor reporting. Furthermore, you will contribute to the oversight and control of the operational activities of our fund accounting and custody/depository service providers for our alternative fund ranges. You will join an experienced team of subject matter experts, liaising with colleagues in an international environment.

## support the onboarding process of new products from the operational side~crlf~## review quarterly/monthly trial balances and underlying data ~crlf~## be the responsible party for operational day-to-day activities e.g. review of accounting data, invoice handling, review of investor allocation files regarding distributions/draw downs, regulatory reporting as well as query management~crlf~## monitor subscription tax and VAT declarations in comparison with accounting data~crlf~## run and maintain processes, procedures and related operating memorandum / service level agreements ~crlf~## provide input for the oversight on the provider performance with a strong focus on KPIs and improvement of operational stability~crlf~## collaborate indirectly or directly with investment manager teams, alternative operations department and other internal/external interfaces (e.g. tax, legal)~crlf~## contribute to a proactive approach of stakeholder management between the provider and the internal teams (e.g. escalation management)~crlf~## support the continuous improvement and harmonization of the alternative investment operating model for fund accounting and custody/depositary on a global scale~crlf~

## university degree in business administration, finance, or equivalent~crlf~## between 1 and 3 years of work experience in the asset management industry with an emphasis on fund accounting or financial/regulatory reporting~crlf~## knowledge of Alternative Investment Funds and lower tier structures ~crlf~## good understanding of LUX GAAP and IFRS would be beneficial~crlf~## high level of accuracy and keen attention to detail~crlf~## excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive relationships in an intercultural business environment~crlf~## High commitment, motivation and willingness to take on responsibility~crlf~## fluency in both written and spoken English, knowledge of German would be an asset~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 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 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 770 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 535 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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