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Senior Accountant (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Professional

Frankfurt, DE, 60323

Due Date:  To be filled asap
Area of Expertise:  Finance & Accounting
Unit:  Allianz Global Investors
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  773

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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 Senior Accountant (f/m/d) for our Global Accounting and Financial Management Department. The position is based in our Frankfurt office.


This is an exciting and ambitious role for an experienced accountant encompassing both operational processing, projects and a broad spectrum of Finance responsibilities. This role reports to the Head of Accounting & Financial Management Europe.



Key Responsibilities


  • Oversee and co-ordinate the preparation of statutory and annual reports for different European entities
  • Perform validation and controlling of all transactional operational related processes to ensure financial, regulatory and tax accuracy as well as adherence to the outsourced / offshore control framework including
  • Balance Sheet substantiation, Profit & Loss analysis and aged items reconciliation
  • Ensure the timeliness, completeness and accuracy in financial statement and group reporting processes
  • Lead, coordinate and be responsible for accounting, source-to-pay and treasury transactions
  • Prepare and submit regulatory reporting for Bundesbank
  • Represent Accounting & Financial Management and support reviews and queries from internal and external auditors, regulatory and tax authorities, customers and 3rd party service providers
  • Support and implement global / regional projects as well as facilitate or initiate projects to streamline, harmonize and automate existing processes
  • Support other internal functions with ad-hoc analysis as well as problem-solving / clarification for the wider business on tax-related and accounting aspects to result in solutions


Key Requirements/Skills/Experience


  • Master's Degree in Accounting or related field of study with very operational accounting experience
  • Qualified Chartered accountant or equivalent (with HGB and IFRS) preferred
  • Profound knowledge of accounting software (SAP), strong Excel skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills self-motivated, independent and positive teammate, stress resilient and dedication to quality assured work
  • Sufficient gravitas to represent Finance in local management meetings, external parties with a confident ability to address problems and implement solutions
  • Motivating change in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with strong systems and analytical skills
  • Ability to understand big picture views, how tasks are connected as well as dive into detail meticulously
  • Strong quantitative and versatile problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Sensitivity to culture norms and differences and a pro-active teammate
  • Proven VAT knowledge and experience with cross-border transactions
  • Previous experience in Asset Management / Financial service industry is a plus
  • A strong treasury background or experience would be favored
  • Experience with offshore / outsourced environments is preferred and the ability to work with and lead a wide variety of cross-cultural and functional teams would be essential
  • Proficiency in English and German required


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.