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Intern - Valuation Team (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Student

Frankfurt, DE, 60323

Available until:  31.03.2023
Area of Expertise:  Asset & Investment Management
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Employing Entity:  Allianz Global Investors GmbH
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Temporary
ID:  20660

Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.

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 seeking to recruit a student to assist with the daily Independent Price Verification (IPV) process. In this role, you will report to the Head of IPV and will be based in Frankfurt.


Key Responsibilities


  • Supporting the team in validating external price quotes through daily control routines for all asset classes
  • Monitoring and analysis of illiquid assets with infrequent or no trading activity, i.e. stale price assets.
  • Assistance with streamlining processes and procedures with regard to pricing routines, especially with focus on the requirements within the regulatory framework (e.g. AIFMD)
  • Close interaction with internal parties involved in the asset pricing process (e.g. risk management, portfolio management, various custodian banks etc.)


Key Requirements/ Skills/ Experience


  • Student  in economics, business administration, (financial) mathematics or a comparable degree with strong focus on finance and capital markets
  • Working experience within the financial industry, preferably at an asset manager/bank in a valuation group function will be an advantage
  • Basic knowledge of financial instruments (i.e. OTC derivatives and fixed Income products) as well as understanding of commonly applied mathematical valuation models, model sensitivities and input parameters
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (especially Excel and Access) and experience with programming (at least in VBA)
  • High commitment, motivation and willingness to take on responsibility
  • The ability to work independently as well as the ability to work flexibly in a team environment
  • Very good team player with high motivation and positive work attitude
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, near to or at negotiation level. German will be considered an advantage.


About Allianz Global Investors


Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 600 investment professionals in over 20 offices worldwide and managing EUR 521 billion in assets. We invest for the long term and seek to generate value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their changing needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on protecting and enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability to drive positive change. Our goal is to elevate the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or objectives.


Active is: Allianz Global Investors


Data as at 30 September 2022. Total assets under management are assets or securities portfolios, valued at current market value, for which Allianz Asset Management companies are responsible vis-á-vis clients for providing discretionary investment management decisions and portfolio management, either directly or via a sub-advisor. This excludes assets for which Allianz Asset Management companies are primarily responsible for administrative services only. Assets under management are managed on behalf of third parties as well as on behalf of the Allianz Group.