Senior Derivatives Middle Office Analyst (m/f/d)

Allianz Global Investors

At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you’re looking for a dynamic working environment, you’re resolved to cultivate and expand your talents, and you believe in always putting the customer first, then we’re the right place for you. We’re committed to giving our people – experienced and young professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. Today we have an exciting and new opportunity to join our Trade & Position Life Cycle Team in Paris. ~crlf~~crlf~~crlf~## Provide effective support to the current global team manager in day-to-day business and coordinate with team members on issue resolution~crlf~## Ensure core business activities on listed derivatives, OTC & collateral activities are actioned ~crlf~## Participate on a number of projects and initiatives related to the Operations Department (global, regional & local projects)~crlf~## Provide accurate oversight control of outsourced activities to our external middle office provider~crlf~## Be the main point of contact for investment portfolio managers, sales, external providers and internal partners on multifaceted issues and operations queries~crlf~## Handle derivatives trade support queries from clients across Europe~crlf~## Be rigorous and analytical while performing tasks and meeting deadlines~crlf~## Proactively manage and/or escalate conflicts and issues with stakeholders~crlf~## Build trusted advisor relationships with internal stakeholders across all levels of the organization (Portfolio Management, Distributions, IT, Risk Management…)~crlf~## Take the lead on queries, projects and steer meetings~crlf~## Write and/or update operational procedures~crlf~## Cross training with other team members ~crlf~## Drive and propose improvements to current processes such as automation ideas or process efficiency improvements

## At least 10 years’ experience in Derivatives Middle Office activities such as listed derivatives, OTC as well as collateral management~crlf~## Understand the full trade life cycle, including awareness of middle and back office functions / processes and their touch points with the front office and downstream~crlf~## Experience in management of outsourced middle office providers & provide oversight functions as the need arises~crlf~## Good knowledge of listed derivatives business, OTC instruments & collateral management life Cycle ~crlf~## Proven understanding of the data required to support functions within the investment process – both in the Back and the Middle Office areas~crlf~## Creative and hands-on, ready to think creatively and add input / challenge to improve existing workflows while being client centric ~crlf~## Ability to resolve complex problems and be delivery focused, rigorous and well organized ~crlf~## Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be self-motivated~crlf~## Be a strong team player in a global and regional environment~crlf~## Flexible to change and drive continuous changes in the processes and structure~crlf~## Previous participations in projects / initiatives as SM~crlf~## Possibility to travel across Europe on non-regular basis: Frankfurt, Paris and London~crlf~## Languages: Excellent verbal and written communication in English is mandatory. German and French is a plus~crlf~## GVBA skills and knowledge of Bloomberg AIM is a plus. ~crlf~~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 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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