Accountant Specialist

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Brussels, BE, 1000

Area of Expertise:  Finance & Accounting
Unit:  Allianz BeNeLux
Employing Entity:  Allianz Benelux
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  35089
Position Cluster: 

To reinforce our Benelux Accounting and Consolidation Ecosystem, Allianz is looking for an experienced Insurance Accountant. You have proven experience in Insurance Accounting with good knowledge of both BEGAAP and IFRS (9/17) standards? You are looking for a challenging role where you can join a driven and talented team in an international environment? Apply today and become our next Allianz Benelux colleague!

 

Our squad covers all activities of Allianz Benelux and is a cross-functional and regional team. We are responsible for Accounting closings and reporting to the Group, the Board of Directors and to the regulators. We’re in charge of the accounting aspects in M&A operations and bring expertise to the Finance Direction. We ensure compliance in all accounting activities performed in other parts of the organization (Life, P&C and Investments).

 

As an Insurance accountant specialist, you ensure appropriate accounting treatment in all data produced by other Eco-systems and needed for reporting and financial statements delivery. You’re responsible for Annual Financial Statements and reporting in Locaal GAAP. You will be SPOC for external Auditors and participate in M&A operations.

 

What do you get in return?

 

    • We offer you a full-time challenging role in an international landscape based in Brussels;
    • Working in a dynamic environment at Allianz, world leader in insurances
    • A pleasant working atmosphere within an experienced and enthusiastic team
    • Development opportunities and a nice salary package supplemented with fringe benefits which differ on the country you will be based out of
    • Freedom and flexibility in your work (outcome driven)
    • Experience, knowledge and support of the Allianz Group with access to Allianz’ Global Finance community with leadership and expert classes

 

Let’s do the match:

 

You have a Master degree in Finance, Accounting, or equivalent by experience? Check! Track record in Insurance Accounting topics and responsibilities? Check! Proven experience in an Analytical Accounting and Reporting role? Check! Strong knowledge of BEGAAP and IFRS (mainly 9 and 17) standards? Check! You’re fluent in Dutch with good knowledge of English? Check! People describe you as pro-active with a pragmatic attitude? Check! You communicate easily with different stakeholders, from Board of Management to your direct colleagues? Check! Experience with SAP and/or Data tools (Power BI) are considered a big plus. Finally, you are willing to grow in your job and take more responsibilities on a longer term? Check! Double check!

 

We count on you for the following tasks:

 

  • Ensure qualitative Financial Statements of Allianz Benelux, Allianz Nederland Group and Allianz PPI. This includes :
    • Balance sheet review, justification and checking of the different balance sheet positions (audit approach)
    • Act as a SPOC for the External Auditors
    • Preparation for the timely annual delivery
  • Responsible for supporting the accounting Referent Expert (Chapter Lead) in all his activities:
    • Defining accounting rules (under the several ledgers) to be followed
    • Ensuring compliance of the activities
    • Take the lead on accounting topics for M&A operations
    • Understand the impact of different disciplines and make the link with the accounting consequences in order to provide correct and understandable figures
  • Ability to switch between multiple accounting regimes, and translating the key concepts to provide business-relevant insights for Allianz
  • Streamline less efficient processes and support more digital tooling & mindset within the squad

 

Have we peaked your interest? Join us and #LetsCareForTomorrow 

 

Allianz is an equal opportunity employer and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.