Senior Derivatives Middle Office Analyst

Allianz Global Investors

## Be the main point of contact to liaise between the Investment Desks and Service Provider, as well as Internal & External stakeholders on wide ranging derivative issues and queries.~crlf~## Ensure effective Oversight Control of Service Provider: OTC & Listed Derivatives, Collateral Management, Fixed Income, Equities, Cash Management, Reconciliation (autonomously research and resolve discrepancies taking into consideration the full investment process) ~crlf~## Maintain a client focused organization, ensuring that expectations of internal and external clients are met or exceeded~crlf~## Actively propose and drive efficiency improvements to current processes through automation via RPA, VBA …~crlf~## Be the to go person in the team for digitalization/automation topics~crlf~## Proactively manage, challenge or escalate conflicts and issues with respective stakeholders.~crlf~## Communicate information effectively to internal, external clients and business partners. Establish and maintain effective collaborative working relationships (Portfolio Management, Distributions, IT, Risk Management…).~crlf~## Participate in various projects/initiatives related to Derivatives Operations (Global, Regional and Local projects).~crlf~## Work autonomously towards achieving department objectives and/or service levels. ~crlf~## Outside of the box thinking and ability to resolve complex issues/queries.~crlf~## Monitor and enforce risk controls to ensure they are being followed and maintained on a daily basis. ~crlf~## Ensure appropriate metrics are captured to effectively monitor business processes and service levels. ~crlf~## Work with the team to keep procedures accurate and up to date for all processes within the group as well as cross training with other team members.~crlf~~crlf~

Education / Experience~crlf~## Bachelor degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field ~crlf~## 5+ years’ experience in Middle Office operations~crlf~## Experience in management of outsourced activities & provider monitoring~crlf~## Competency with investment industry related processes and securities; including Derivatives (OTC and Listed), Equity, Fixed Income.~crlf~## Understanding of full trade life cycle including awareness of middle and back office functions / processes and their touch points with the front office and downstream~crlf~# Solid understanding of the data required to support functions within the investment process – both in the Back and the Middle Office areas~crlf~## Previous participations in projects / initiatives as SME, Business Analyst or Project Manager~crlf~~crlf~Technical~crlf~## Experience in digitalization through RPA, VBA~crlf~## Excellent automation skills (VBA and/or other languages …)~crlf~## Creative and hands-on, ready to think outside the box and add input / challenge to improve and simplify existing workflows~crlf~## Thorough understanding of MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)~crlf~~crlf~Soft Skills~crlf~Excellent people skills and excellent communicator; must be able to effectively communicate to various levels (management, investments, sales/client service, outside business partners)~crlf~## Excellent interpersonal skills~crlf~## Driver and self-motivated~crlf~## Positive, cooperative work attitude~crlf~## Client focused~crlf~## Be receptive and open to change~crlf~## Calm under pressure ~crlf~## Problem spotter and solver - Ability to resolve complex problems and delivery focused~crlf~## Strong team player in a Global and Regional environment~crlf~## Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, organized, methodical ~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 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 recruiting@allianzgi.com~crlf~~crlf~


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