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Business Analyst Investment Services (f/m/d) in Paris

Job Level:  Professional

Frankfurt, DE, 60323

Due Date:  03.11.2021
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  1291

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At Allianz Global Investors our people enjoy motivating, fulfilling careers. If you are looking for a fast-paced working environment, you are resolved to cultivate and expand your talents and relish a challenge, then join us now!


We are committed to giving our people – experienced and energetic professionals alike – the opportunities and experiences they seek to thrive and gain personal fulfilment. We will work with you to craft your own career, develop your personal growth, and align your achievements with your ambitions.


We are looking for you! We are currently hiring a forward-thinking and results-oriented Business Analyst Investment Services (f/m/d). This position will be based in our Frankfurt office or alternatively in our Paris office.


Technology plays a crucial role in the success of our business. We are working on a series of global change initiatives driving towards unifying and harmonizing the technology landscape. In this context we are searching for our Investment Services team a Senior Business Analyst to support the Global Trading System (Bloomberg AIM) and other Front Office applications such as thinkFolio. The successful candidate is an inspiring client-centric IT professional with a good understanding of Finance and Asset Management requirements and has experience in business analysis, preferably in an international project driven environment and a solid background on investment data. You will contribute to the efficiency, productivity and success of AGI.


Key Responsibilities


  • Support the team with a focus on Bloomberg AIM, Markit thinkFolio and coordinated platforms to ensure efficient service quality
  • Work with fixed income portfolio managers on supporting the front office system environment
  • Ensure daily business-as-usual (BAU) support
  • Support new business activities such as future onboarding of new clients, investment products and ensure that business requirements are covered front-to-back
  • Understand and capture business requirements from Portfolio Managers, Trading and Operations. Then transform the requirements in to technical specifications
  • Drive forward simplification and optimization of front-office related workflows considering non-functional and regulatory requirements as well the future technology architecture
  • Coordinate and prioritize issue/change lists and ensure accurate administration and configuration of front-office applications
  • Vendor management: Track incidents, negotiate change requests, and advance issues


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience


  • University degree in Computer Science/Math/Science/Engineering/Business Administration or equivalent
  • Ideally 2+ years work experience in the financial industry
  • Solid Understanding of Bloomberg Asset & Investment Manager (AIM) and/or Markit thinkFolio
  • Investment process and financial instruments knowledge as well as previous exposure to portfolio managers, traders or risk analysts
  • Broad understanding of data models and SQL knowledge
  • Affinity to investment data, especially transaction data related to trading
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, very international and culturally sensitive environment
  • Willingness to travel
  • Superb communication skills in English. Additional language skills would be helpful


About Allianz Global Investors


Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 690 investment professionals in 23 offices worldwide and managing EUR 633 billion in assets for individuals, families, and institutions.


Active is the most important word in our vocabulary. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We offer a collegial culture based on strong values, taking individual responsibility, and dedication to mastering challenging tasks. To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of our employees. We encourage you 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.


We are committed to deliver excellence to our clients, advisors, employees, our parent company and within our industry. Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in an open and transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We respect difference and diversity and reward individual performance as well as teamwork.


We are also committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing assistance to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need support to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to recruiting@allianzgi.com.