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Senior Credit Controller

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

London, GB, EC3V 0HR

Due Date:  As soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Finance & Accounting
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3202

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.

 

Our Global Finance Operations team maintains optimal receivable levels by using automated processes, providing full transparency and receivable risk assessments. Our experts produce valuable financial insights for the company and help to protect its assets.

 

JOB PURPOSE/ROLE


Based in London, you will be part of a diverse team that handles large brokers, international insurance programs, facultative reinsurance, captives, reporting and cash settlement. Your responsibilities include the handling of all accounting topics concerning settlement with broker or reinsurer as well as credit control activities i.e. receivables management, reporting and ad hoc tasks.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

In this role you will…

  • Be responsible for the upkeep of a specific account portfolio ensuring minimal outstanding receivables by aligning with the counterparties and ensuring that incoming payments are allocated in a timely manner 
  • Ensure that all accounts receivable / payables are settled as per agreed terms of settlement and booked correctly. This includes the coordination, clarification and reconciliation of all items on our books.
  • Maintain a collaborative relationship with external brokers. Provide professional and timely customer service to internal and external customers
  • Work collaboratively with other functional areas (Operations, Underwriting, Claims) in establishing processes, booking flows and aligning on queries relating to booking issues
  • Proactively monitor accounts and follow up on open issues; recommend dedicated actions including write-offs where appropriate
  • Attend weekly stand-up meetings to discuss ideas and team progress
  • Document application of policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility and archive records to satisfy audit and statutory requirements. In this regard you can also draft standards to improve quality. This will include global projects.


TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THE ROLE:

 

You will have….

  • A degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting, or equivalent work experience.
  • Proven experience in accounting and credit control practice in an international environment. Ideally you also have experience in insurance accounting
  • Analytical skills and the ability to understand and interpret complex data and processes
  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and database skills to analyse and present data in a compelling way to a variety of stakeholders
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work efficiently in a professional, international working environment
  • You will be results-oriented, data-driven and innovation-minded, able to adapt quickly

 

At AGCS we offer a range of benefits:

  • A 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 specialised colleagues from all over the world
  • An environment where innovation and challenging the status quo is encouraged
  • Wellbeing policies and initiatives to support a positive work life balance
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package including a generous bonus scheme 
  • Continuous learning: 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: you will be accepted for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs

 

 

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.