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Senior Accountant - Allianz Technology of America | Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55416-1297 Richmond, VA, US, 23233 Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Due Date:  N/A
Area of Expertise:  Finance & Accounting
Unit:  Allianz Technology
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  1027


This position is a hybrid role. Candidates will need to be in commutable distance to a core location: Mill Valley, CA; Minneapolis, MN; Chicago, IL, or Richmond, VA.


Allianz Technology is the global IT service provider for Allianz and delivers IT solutions that drive the digitalization of the Group. With more than 10,000 employees located in 55 countries around the globe, Allianz Technology works together with other Allianz entities in pioneering the digitalization of the financial services industry.


The Allianz Technology of America Finance team consists of 15 employees and is responsible for Financial Planning & Analysis, IT Controlling, Service Pricing, Risks,  controls, Accounting, Tax and Treasury for the company. Our mission is to provide financial support, analytics and to explore business opportunities for business units, while at the same time make Allianz Technology of America a data-driven company and ensure high quality financial reporting.


In this position you will report to the Head of Accounting, Tax, Treasury function who have a previous experience with one of the big four accounting firms. Also, you will have opportunities to work with the other finance team colleagues including the controlling, pricing and risks teams. In addition, you will meet with the CFO for critical accounting and monthly closing topics.


The accounting team is responsible for ensuring the integrity of accounting by performing complete and correct financial closing and reporting, providing technical expertise and a strong desire to improve processes and controls. We are looking for a candidate who detail oriented, hands-on and thrives in a fast paced environment. You and this position is an excellent opportunity to grow professionally and to be part of a high-performing team.


What you do:

  • Supports timely and accurate deliverables of the team/division. Maintains, prepares or coordinates complex reports, projects and/or analysis in accordance with U.S. GAAP/IFRS/Statutory principles as well as documented internal controls. Takes the lead on key projects and act as mentor to others on the team.
  • Oversees the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of accounting records in accordance with company accounting policies and related accounting principles and practices
  • Review the contracts with customers and prepare the revenue recognition accounting entries in accordance with ASC 606 and IFRS 15
  • Prepares complex standard, periodic reports and analysis; continuously seeks improvements
  • Works closely with other areas to understand financial results or operational trends
  • Acts as the lead or has significant role on key projects; identifies problems and issues developing creative solutions
  • Manages multiple tasks related to the project, establishes clear roles and responsibilities and keeps to a deadlines; communicates effectively
  • Solid understanding of the importance of internal controls including overall process documentation and testing
  • Recommends improvements to controls or need for future controls. Good understanding of interrelationship of controls with other areas
  • Serves as role model to others; demonstrates resilience and composure under stress; works to motivate the team
  • Strong understanding of mission and vision of team, division and company


What you bring:

  • Four-year degree required in Accounting or Finance
  • 3 years experience required
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Understanding of IFRS/GAAP/Statutory accounting guidance as well as internal controls
  • Understanding of general ledger/financial reporting
  • Industry knowledge is preferred


We encourage you to submit your application even if you don’t satisfy every requirement or meet every qualification.


Allianz’s technology benefits include generous time off, 401(k) participation with employer match, comprehensive health care coverage, health savings accounts (HSA). 


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.