Corporate Action and Reconciliation Analyst Europe (f/m/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. ~crlf~~crlf~You will be part of the European Corporate Actions & Reconciliation Team and act as the key contact person for our Italian internal & external stakeholders and reports into the Head of European Corporate Actions & Reconciliation, based in Paris. ~crlf~~crlf~Team members are located across various locations in Europe. You might also be asked to travel to European destination on non-regular basis.

## Act as the key contact person for Investments Operations topics relating to our Italian book of business, towards Investment Professionals, External Providers & Internal Operations stakeholders to coordinate and perform operational activities~crlf~## Build credible, trusted advisor relationships with key internal stakeholders across all levels of the organization (Portfolio Management, Sales, Client Account Management, IT, Risk Management)~crlf~## Manage and/or escalation of conflicts, issues with respective stakeholders, being proactive~crlf~## Ability to take the lead on various queries, projects and to lead meetings~crlf~## Review, maintain and enhance processes and procedures (this includes documentation and promotion)~crlf~## Drive and propose improvement to current processes such as automation ideas or process efficiency improvements~crlf~## Provide proper oversight control of outsourced activities to our external middle office provider~crlf~## Guarantee on a daily basis the accuracy of cash and stock positions. Daily cash and stock reconciliations positions in Front Office systems and coordinate the investigations with our outsourced Middle Office provider~crlf~## Lead the Books closures / Books reopening processes of the Investment Book of Records and guarantee accurate data postings in the systems to achieve timely performance reporting~crlf~## Identify and escalate incidents caused by third parties, follow-up the remedial actions and coordinate the loss event/claims process~crlf~## Process and monitor sensitive transactions in the systems (capstocks, dividends, fees etc)~crlf~## Follow-up the lifecycle event of Funds/Mandates (creation, mergers, liquidations)~crlf~## Participate in the oversight of corporate actions/proxy voting activities~crlf~## Cross training with other team members located in London and Frankfurt and potentially in the USA and Asia~crlf~## Travelling in Europe from time to time could be required.~crlf~~crlf~

## Fluent English and Italian is mandatory~crlf~## At least 5 years of experience in Reconciliations (cash and securities) and/or Investment Accounting experience~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 to client reporting, performance, fund accounting~crlf~## Experience in management of an outsourced Middle Office Provider & provider of oversight functions are required~crlf~## Good knowledge of Securities (Fixed Income, Convertible, Equity, TBA, Mutual Funds) ~crlf~## Good knowledge of FX instruments (Spot, Forward, NDF)~crlf~## Knowledge of Derivatives instruments is a plus along with experience in Corporate Action/Proxy Voting ~crlf~## Solid 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 outside the box and add input / challenge to improve existing workflows~crlf~## Ability to resolve complex problems, delivery focused and well organized~crlf~## Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – self-motivated and driven ~crlf~## Strong team player in a Global and Regional environment~crlf~## Flexible to change and drive continuous changes in the processes and structure~crlf~## Professional in Microsoft Office (in particular Excel); Bloomberg AIM and VBA knowledge 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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