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AIM AVP - Hedging | Hybrid

Job Level:  Management
Location: 

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:  8648

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:

This position will lead the development and management of insurance risk hedging programs, and provide strategic leadership.

  • Managing the overall hedging profit and loss across certain hedged product lines or leading the maintenance and improvement of certain programs.
  • Leading the implementation of new valuation models. Leading hedge implementation for new products.
  • Providing strategic leadership and identifying major points of risk. Proactively searching for weaknesses in the hedging process and identifying systematic problems.
  • Overseeing Principal or below employees and developing employees.
  • Coordinating with other areas in the company. Providing quantitative support and guidance to other areas of the company.
  • Acting as a key contact for problems or concerns, especially related to production hedging.

Competencies

What you bring:

  • 7-10 years’ experience required: Variable or equity-indexed annuity dynamic hedging. Must include trade preparation, derivatives management, multi-greek analysis, asset and liability analysis, in-house analytics development, software testing, and pricing model analysis.
  • Expert knowledge of derivatives pricing, annuities, and exotic derivatives. Expert understanding of equity volatility surface and volatility dynamics. Intermediate programming skills. Basic database experience. Basic experience with Excel, Matlab or equivalent. ASA, FSA, and CFA designations considered.
  • Four-year degree required: Quantitative Finance, Actuarial Science, Mathematics or equivalent

 

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.