Finance Project Manager (m/f) - Planning & Controlling

Allianz Worldwide Partners
  • Job Purpose/ Role

    Reporting to the Global Head of Planning & Controlling, the Change Management team drives Allianz Partners Planning & Controlling function transformation: tools, processes and community in line with our Finance transformation strategy. Our business partners are the regional/global lines Planning & Controlling and the other functions of the company, such as Ops or Marketing.~crlf~Our current projects portfolio includes for example the implementation of the global controlling platform, the ramp-up of a functional shared services center serving all countries or the definition of the costs steering framework.~crlf~ ~crlf~As a Project Manager for the Change Management team, you will take full ownership for a portfolio of 2-3 strategic projects concurrently, ensuring timely delivery in line with the global function needs. Your focus will initially be on IT tools/business processes topics, such as the implementation of the new global controlling platform, with a significant technical dimension.

  • Key Responsibilities

    As a Project Manager you will gain a solid experience in an international and multicultural environment, and also build a strong knowledge of the P&L and the finance KPIs. The position offers an excellent platform to get broad exposure to the worldwide Planning & Controlling function, activities and tools, thus offering development opportunities in technical, finance and project management fields.~crlf~ ~crlf~You will be responsible for:~crlf~ ~crlf~##Overseeing the whole project lifecycle - from project initiation, planning, ramp-up and execution, through to project closure and documentation of processes and follow-up mechanisms~crlf~##Understanding technical and business requirements for successful project delivery; collaborate with topic owners to ensure alignment of delivery with the expectations~crlf~##Supporting projects activities especially on implementation and “power user” tasks: train/support the business users and help developing the tool: new reports, additional dimensions to enhance the global tool~crlf~##Interacting with our IT providers in collaboration with business analysts. to build a close relationship and ensure correct execution

  • Key Requirements/ Skills

    ##2+ years experience in a project management environment (consulting, corporate) in finance systems implementation, with working knowledge and good understanding of the principles of SAP (modules FI/CO/BPC) or similar systems~crlf~##Knowledge of BI/reporting tools appreciated~crlf~##Result oriented, flexible~crlf~##Good communication skills in an intercultural environment~crlf~##Team player~crlf~##Capable to work under pressure with deadlines~crlf~##Some international travel

  • 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 Worldwide Partners provides diverse expertise in automotive, international health & life, travel insurance, assistance and direct sales and is at the forefront of the Allianz B2B2C offering. United under one roof, Allianz Global Assistance, Allianz Global Automotive and Allianz Worldwide Care are specialist brands combining forces to push boundaries and create tomorrow's solutions to deliver an enhanced experience to our clients. Our 16,000 employees are based across 76 countries and combine 70 different languages and 60 nationalities, reflecting the truly diverse nature of Allianz Worldwide Partners. Our DNA is unique: we dare and care, anytime, anywhere. If this sounds like you, come and join us!

    Allianz Worldwide Partners is a fast changing company with strong growth ambitions. We care for our customers, and our caring nature extends to our employees. We don't just hire people, we nourish them and invest in their careers because we recognize that your development and our growth and our development go hand in hand. So if you would like to be part of a global company that offers international career opportunities, kick-start your career and dare to join us!~crlf~~crlf~As an equal opportunity employer, Allianz Worldwide Partners recognises that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity and inclusivity and everyone is welcome to apply.~crlf~~crlf~More information regarding the Allianz Worldwide Partners lines of business can be found at:http://www.allianz-worldwide-partners.com/corporate/~crlf~~crlf~

Job Purpose/ Role

Reporting to the Global Head of Planning & Controlling, the Change Management team drives Allianz Partners Planning & Controlling function transformation: tools, processes and community in line with our Finance transformation strategy. Our business partners are the regional/global lines Planning & Controlling and the other functions of the company, such as Ops or Marketing.~crlf~Our current projects portfolio includes for example the implementation of the global controlling platform, the ramp-up of a functional shared services center serving all countries or the definition of the costs steering framework.~crlf~ ~crlf~As a Project Manager for the Change Management team, you will take full ownership for a portfolio of 2-3 strategic projects concurrently, ensuring timely delivery in line with the global function needs. Your focus will initially be on IT tools/business processes topics, such as the implementation of the new global controlling platform, with a significant technical dimension.

Key Responsibilities

As a Project Manager you will gain a solid experience in an international and multicultural environment, and also build a strong knowledge of the P&L and the finance KPIs. The position offers an excellent platform to get broad exposure to the worldwide Planning & Controlling function, activities and tools, thus offering development opportunities in technical, finance and project management fields.~crlf~ ~crlf~You will be responsible for:~crlf~ ~crlf~##Overseeing the whole project lifecycle - from project initiation, planning, ramp-up and execution, through to project closure and documentation of processes and follow-up mechanisms~crlf~##Understanding technical and business requirements for successful project delivery; collaborate with topic owners to ensure alignment of delivery with the expectations~crlf~##Supporting projects activities especially on implementation and “power user” tasks: train/support the business users and help developing the tool: new reports, additional dimensions to enhance the global tool~crlf~##Interacting with our IT providers in collaboration with business analysts. to build a close relationship and ensure correct execution

Key Requirements/ Skills

##2+ years experience in a project management environment (consulting, corporate) in finance systems implementation, with working knowledge and good understanding of the principles of SAP (modules FI/CO/BPC) or similar systems~crlf~##Knowledge of BI/reporting tools appreciated~crlf~##Result oriented, flexible~crlf~##Good communication skills in an intercultural environment~crlf~##Team player~crlf~##Capable to work under pressure with deadlines~crlf~##Some international travel

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 Worldwide Partners provides diverse expertise in automotive, international health & life, travel insurance, assistance and direct sales and is at the forefront of the Allianz B2B2C offering. United under one roof, Allianz Global Assistance, Allianz Global Automotive and Allianz Worldwide Care are specialist brands combining forces to push boundaries and create tomorrow's solutions to deliver an enhanced experience to our clients. Our 16,000 employees are based across 76 countries and combine 70 different languages and 60 nationalities, reflecting the truly diverse nature of Allianz Worldwide Partners. Our DNA is unique: we dare and care, anytime, anywhere. If this sounds like you, come and join us!

Allianz Worldwide Partners is a fast changing company with strong growth ambitions. We care for our customers, and our caring nature extends to our employees. We don't just hire people, we nourish them and invest in their careers because we recognize that your development and our growth and our development go hand in hand. So if you would like to be part of a global company that offers international career opportunities, kick-start your career and dare to join us!~crlf~~crlf~As an equal opportunity employer, Allianz Worldwide Partners recognises that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity and inclusivity and everyone is welcome to apply.~crlf~~crlf~More information regarding the Allianz Worldwide Partners lines of business can be found at:http://www.allianz-worldwide-partners.com/corporate/~crlf~~crlf~


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