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Investment Accountant

Job Level:  Professional

Dublin, IE, D04Y6Y6

Due Date:  24th January 2022
Area of Expertise:  Finance & Accounting
Unit:  Allianz Ireland
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office due to Covid-19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3806

Reports to:

Finance Manager, Finance Team



Full time position based online working from home and/or in the Dublin Office at Allianz House, Elmpark, Dublin 4 depending on Government health guidelines.


The Role:

The Investment Accountant will be responsible for accounting and reporting of the Investment portfolio including supporting the month end process, regulatory returns, and internal Allianz plc and Group reporting. The candidate will report to the Finance Manager, and depending on performance will have opportunities to obtain experience and expand into other areas in Finance.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the investment accounting system, SAP IMA, ensuring all trades, corporate actions are processed
  • Completion of the month end process including completion of reconciliations between investment accounting system general ledger and the, custodian and asset manager
  • Delivery of group reporting requirements
  • Assist Finance Manager with preparation of reports and presentations for quarterly Board of Director meetings and monthly relevant sub-committee meetings
  • Manage the implementation of IFRS 9
  • Prepare and circulate key monthly management investment information
  • Prepare of Solvency II returns including providing input into the solvency and financial conditions report (SFCR) and the regulatory supervisory report (RSR)
  • Conduct market, economic analysis and competitor analysis
  • Prepare and coordinate third party statutory returns
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with customers across the business and externally
  • Assist the Finance Manager by:
    • Continuous review and updating of procedures to ensure they are current, complete and reflect best practice.
    • Evaluating and suggesting enhancements to further automate procedures for financial reporting.
    • Assisting in projects to improve the efficiency, quality and accuracy of deliverables.


Person Specification

The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, ambitious, self-starter who has the ability to work on their own initiative and within a team.  In addition, this person must have an ability to manage numerous deadlines and will take responsibility for seeing all jobs through to completion or final review by finance management.  The individual will be expected to develop strong working relationships with key business stakeholders across the organisation.


Required Experience


  • Demonstrated experience of coordinating and delivering highly accurate output in an environment of multiple deadlines
  • Proficient in excel, including building formulas, using pivot tables, formatting and manipulating data
  • Proven ability to manage and complete a variety of projects simultaneously.
  • Working knowledge of investment accounting, current issues and regulatory reporting requirements


  • Big 4 Qualified accountant
  • Prior experience within a financial services environment


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. 
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.
We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.
Great to have you on board. Let's care for tomorrow.