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Financial Accountant

Job Level:  Professional

Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Finance & Accounting
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office due to Covid-19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3718

Whether it’s airplanes, satellites, the world’s biggest ships and tallest building, cyber-attacks or climate change impacts, Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) have got the major risks fully covered when it comes to protecting businesses.

Job Purpose:

Provide accurate accounting administration and cash flows regarding quality, quantity and adherence to delivery dates concerning insurance business with AGCS clients, local brokers, and insurers. This includes reconciliation of cash/claim suspense accounts, Receivables reconciliations to feeder systems (balancing and resolution of differences), account analysis, and other relevant ad hoc activities (e.g., process improvements, user acceptance testing, etc.).



In this role you will…

  • Ensure that all assigned accounts receivables/payables and cash/claims suspense account reconciliations are prepared timely and accurately.
  • Identify and analyze all account differences and liaise with internal and external customers onshore and offshore to ensure that all items are booked correctly and differences are resolved in a professional manner and on a timely basis.
  • Prepare monthly cash, receivables/payables and other account reconciliations and book related journal entries.
  • Work collaboratively with other Functional areas (e.g., Operations, Accounting, Claims, and SSU) in establishing processes and accuracy completeness controls.


To be successful in the role:

You will have….

  • Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Accounting, Finance or Business;
  • General Accounting skills;
  • Experience with month-end close activities;
  • Experience with SAP;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Solid computer literacy, with advanced proficiency in Excel, including knowledge of MS Office software (e.g., Word and PowerPoint);
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to take on new tasks with a high level of difficulty;
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to multi-task in a deadline driven environment; and
  • Ability to adapt to change.

Here are a few reasons why you should join AGCS:

  • Hybrid working model, which recognizes the value in a balance between remote and office-based working, giving you the flexibility to organize the way you work
  • An exciting and versatile job with an opportunity to work alongside skilled and specialized colleagues from all over the world
  • An environment where innovation and challenging the status quo is encouraged
  • Wellbeing policies/initiatives to support a positive work life balance
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package including generous bonus scheme 
  • A large portfolio of continuous learning opportunities to help you stay relevant in your current role, grow into future roles and meet the demands of the workplace
  • Diverse and inclusive culture where you will be accepted for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find their

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.

Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals.  Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 31 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,400 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2020, AGCS generated a total of €9.3 billion gross premium globally.

In 2020, AGCS announced a new strategy and transformation program called New AGCS which aims to comprehensively transform the company, creating a mutually beneficial relationship with stakeholders.

This  is  an  exciting  time  to  join  AGCS  as  we  continue  on  our  journey  of  transformation, regaining market leadership  and  achieving  success  together.  You can grow your career through meaningful work supporting our customers, while learning from expert colleagues.

Allianz is an equal opportunity employer and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture.


Let’s care for tomorrow.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago