AIM Associate - Structured Products | Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416

Area of Expertise:  Asset & Investment Management
Unit:  Allianz US Life
Employing Entity:  Allianz Life Insurance Company
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  32908

At Allianz Life, we are driven by our mission – we secure your future – and by our common goal of caring for tomorrow. We care for our employees by promoting an inclusive culture where everyone has the opportunity to grow and be rewarded for their success. We care for our customers by creating new products that help them protect their families and pursue their retirement goals. We care for our community by giving time, resources, and donations. And we care for the future by supporting sustainability, protecting the local environment, and promoting societal equity.



What you do:

Perform analysis, support research and allocation recommendations for structured products (ABS, CLOs,

CMBS, RMBS) within the AIM Capital Markets team as part of the broader AIM US Investment Management function. Areas of focus include:


• Asset class research for structure products including ABS, CLOs, private label CMBS and agency MBS with particular focus on asset and structural credit considerations, technical trends, and relative value assessment across AZL and P&C general account portfolios

• ABS sub-sector deep dives focused on collateral composition, credit subordination and migration trends, payment waterfalls and capital consumption under RBC and S&P capital models

• Providing regular asset class reports; support the preparation and sharing of investment narratives within AIM and external stakeholders in collaboration with other investment management functions for alignment

Work with public and private CLO and ABS asset managers on analytics, transaction activity and deal pipelines

Collaborate with private assets and P&C portfolio managers on investment recommendations within structured products on a frequent basis in connection with new premium inflows and reinvestment of in-force principal and interest run-off

• Support AIM Portfolio Management and Capital Markets expert teams on manager searches and due diligence for expansion of existing ABS mandates and/or development of new mandates as needs arise

• Participate in global AIM fixed income expert calls, highlighting structured product trends and activity for the US general account portfolios


What you bring:

• Minimum 2-3 years of relevant investment experience at bank or insurance company; demonstrated skills in structured products research and analysis

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills (story-telling ability with market and portfolio data) to support expansion of structured products allocations

Relevant investment systems experience for structured products and ABS modeling

• 4yr degree required: Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Economics or related technical field


What we offer:

At Allianz Life, we’re proud to provide a benefits package that supports the True Balance of our employees and their families. We offer: a choice of comprehensive medical, dental and vision plan options, health savings account, tuition reimbursement, student loan retirement plan, generous annual paid leave, an outstanding 401(k) company match, and life insurance. Plus, our employees enjoy an award-winning campus with an array of discounted amenities, including an onsite health center, child development center, fitness facility, convenience store and two cafeterias. Our employees and leaders take an active role in shaping our culture through our Employee Resource Groups, whose activities and advocacy contribute to an environment that welcomes, includes and celebrates diversity. Our generous benefits, campus amenities and inclusive, engaged culture are among the many reasons we’re routinely recognized as a top workplace employer.


32908 | Asset & Investment Management | Professional | Allianz US Life | Full-Time | Permanent
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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.


Join us.  Let’s care for tomorrow.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis