Sr. Investment Accountant

Allianz Life

As a Sr. Accountant you will focus primarily on investment accounting and will account for all transactions related to invested assets, including bonds, structured assets, loans, short-term and derivatives for Allianz Life and related companies. Working closely with the investment operations and financial reporting areas, you will report monthly and quarterly investment information to management and prepare external reporting to include quarterly and year-end Statutory and IFRS investment reports, while facilitating a strong internal control environment. Additionally, a portion of your time will be spent focusing on researching and implementing new investment transactions in collaboration with other areas including accounting policy and transaction compliance, investment operations, asset managers, financial planning and analysis and financial reporting.

- Reconcile complex journal entries between the investment accounting system (PAM) and general ledger (SAP) for a variety of instruments across multiple investment portfolios.~crlf~- Prepare and distribute ad hoc and recurring management reporting and analysis tailored to support the needs of financial planning and reporting areas, investment managers, and non-financial users.~crlf~- Research complex investment transactions and related accounting issues and ensure technical compliance with multiple-basis accounting guidance and other applicable regulations.~crlf~- Act as the lead or have a significant role on a variety of key projects while balancing competing priorities.~crlf~- Design repeatable, controlled and efficient processes used in implementing new one-time and ongoing investment transactions with a focus on automating processes whenever possible.~crlf~- Review and approve manual journal entries, account reconciliations, financial reporting and financial analysis.~crlf~~crlf~

- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.~crlf~- 2-3 years experience required; 4+ years experience preferred.~crlf~- CPA/CMA preferred.~crlf~- Solid understanding of Statutory and IFRS accounting principles as well as internal controls.~crlf~- Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel proficiency working with large volumes of data (creating and using pivots, filters, sorts, if, sum, vlookups, sumproduct)~crlf~- Familiarity or some experience with any of the following preferred: PAM for Securities, SAP, MS Access/SQL, Essbase~crlf~- Excellent organizational, decision-making, problem-solving, communication, interpersonal and technical skills.~crlf~- Proven ability to work independently under minimal supervision.~crlf~~crlf~

At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected and valued.

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~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.

Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~

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