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(Senior) International Accounting Expert Investments (m/f/d) in Group Accounting Policy Department

Job Level:  Professional

München, DE, 80802

Due Date:  01.07.2022
Area of Expertise:  Finance & Accounting
Unit:  Allianz SE
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Remote working due to Covid 19
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  5262



Job Purpose/Role


The Group Accounting Policy Department (Group APD) sets accounting policies that comply with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as well as Solvency II requirements (MVBS) for the Allianz Group and is responsible for analyzing and determining the appropriate accounting for large, complex transactions as well as the implementation of new international accounting standards (e.g., IFRS 9, IFRS 17).


Key Responsibilities


  • Provide IFRS (and MVBS) guidance to Allianz Group entities worldwide and Group Center management with a focus on complex financial instruments and alternative investments as well as hedge accounting (IAS 39, IFRS 9),
  • Determine the appropriate inclusion method and classification of investments under IFRS 10/11/12, IAS 28, IAS 39/IFRS 9.
  • Determine the accounting treatment for new bonds issued by Allianz Group (IAS 32)
  • Support Allianz Group entities with fair value measurement questions (IFRS 13)
  • Interface with Allianz Group Senior Management as well as our external auditor on major accounting matters and significant transactions.
  • Monitor emerging accounting issues and research the impact of proposed changes; support the implementation of new IFRS accounting standards
  • Support the Group-wide training program with a focus on financial instruments and investments; give presentations on specific accounting and related industry topics at meetings, seminars, programs or external conferences.     
  • Work closely with our Group APD Outposts, a group of 40 business and accounting professionals from all major Allianz Group entities                                                                                         
  • Participate in the work of national and international committees and associations in relation to accounting standards and policies; e.g. prepare comment letters for the IASB                                                                                         



  • University degree in accounting, economics or related field
  • Additional academic/professional qualifications (e.g. PhD, MBA, WP, StB, CPA, CFA) a plus
  • Fluent in Business English, written and spoken (no German skills required)

Experience & Key Skills


  • Deep IFRS accounting knowledge, profound experience with financial instruments including hedge accounting and alternative investments (5+ years)
  • Previous employment within an accounting policy function of a large corporate or with a Big 4 company is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Highly organized and risk oriented approach
  • High motivation and ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Conflict management skills


Additional Information
We offer: Career development programs, Workwell@AllianzSE, Flexible working arrangements
Please submit your applications only via our online tool.



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.

Note: Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture. One means to achieve diverse teams is a regular rotation of Allianz Executive employees across functions, Allianz entities and geographies. Therefore, the company encourages its employees to have motivation in gaining varied skills from different positions and to collect experiences from across Allianz Group.