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AIM Investment Operations Analyst | Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297

Due Date:  NA
Area of Expertise:  Asset & Investment Management
Unit:  Allianz Asset Management
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  5939

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:

The role of the Investment Operations Analysts is to become a subject matter expert on supporting client investment activities within a top tier investment manager, Allianz Investment Management (AIM).  In collaboration with seasoned investment professionals, investment operations analysts will learn and execute critical processes, drive key projects, and further optimize repetitive investment value chain processes to deliver superior value to AIM’s clients.  The investment operations analyst will be exposed to and have the opportunity to become a subject matter expert in a wide variety of asset classes (corporate bonds, asset backed securities, commercial mortgage loans, etc…)


  • Deliver complete and on time investment value chain tasks
    • Asset manager & custodian reconciliations
    • Security master file data quality
    • Other tasks supporting the monthly close process
  • Security commitment and funding process
  • Custodial asset transfers for securities on state deposit
  • Master asset administration systems that interface with client financial systems
  • Support the daily/monthly valuation process
  • Ensure the accurate processing of principal and interest payments
  • Detect, devise, and evidence first line of defense controls.
  • Ability to grow and hone analytical skills in the investment operations value chain


What you bring:

  • High commitment, motivation, and willingness for lifetime learning that leads to greater responsibility
  • Have prior investment related experience to include investment operations, analytics, and valuation; investment finance and/or accounting
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access, etc…)
  • Demonstrate good judgment with a curiosity of understanding “Why?”
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in an organized and methodical manner
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Math or equivalent experience
  • Experience minimum one investment related internship or part time employment


Preferred Skills

  • Technical/programming skills in SQL, VBA, or similar
  • Knowledge of a business intelligence reporting (Jaspersoft, Power BI, etc…)
  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, PAM, PLM, and/or FactSet
  • Knowledge of custodial or FHLB banking processes
  • Knowledge of investment and/or insurance accounting (STAT, GAAP, or IFRS)
  • Possession of/or Progress toward CFA designation or CPA
  • Advanced analytical, finance/accounting, or business management degree


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 and dental plan options, a generous time off plan and an outstanding 401(k) company match. 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.


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.