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Regional IT Finance Manager (m/f/d) in Saint Ouen

Job Level:  Professional

Saint-Ouen, 93, FR, 93400 München, DE, 80335

Available until:  29/01/2023
Area of Expertise:  Operations
Unit:  Allianz Partners
Employing Entity:  ALLIANZ PARTNERS
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  20692

Job Purpose


The position will be located in Saint Ouen but to manage America region.


As the Regional IT Finance Manager, under minimal supervision, you will be responsible for establishing, coordinating and monitoring all IT spend; budgets and business cases for IT services and projects to ensure financial viability within the region.


You will be part of the Global IT Finance team, and you will be responsible for providing regional regular IT financial reports; including budgeted vs. actual expenses, forecasts, financial trend analyses and challenges along with Financial KPIs and their main driver for services. Additionally identifying and coordinating improvement measures where possible.


In this role you act as a financial consultant and advisor for your region, to the  respective business owners and stakeholders. You will support the Head of IT Finance & IT Controlling (in Finance) to develop and maintains IT chargeback processes and systems to ensure compliance with Allianz Partners (AzP) direction on internal cost allocations and compliance with applicable regulations.


Current challenges include the development and validation of a consolidate Regional IT budget, establishing plan vs. actual reporting as well as support the establishment of financial transparency ownership and awareness across all BUs and budget owners.
Future Challenges include supporting the business and IT service management with the development of complete business cases for her/his region which support the fact based decision making towards simplification of IT environment within AzP, and thereby reduction of overall IT spend to be measured as IT Cost Ratio over time.


What you do

  • Tracking regional budget consumption and provides forecasts for Run & Change, analyses deviations and their drivers, recommending measures to ensure plan achievement and tracks ongoing progress
  • Creating and providing financial analyses, reports and dashboards for various stakeholders (to client Management and Governance Boards as required)
  • Working with Suppliers, AzP Finance and Controlling and other relevant stakeholders to resolve invoicing issues as necessary and triggering Escalation Management, if required
  • Validating that invoices and records related to invoices are being prepared and delivered according to the terms of the Agreement
  • Creating and managing Financial Analysis and Planning process and input (develops recommendations for financial targets) into annual PD process lead by AzP Finance
  • Managing the budgeting process in regards to outsourced activities, which includes projected trends, extraordinary events, and transformation projects
  • Delivering maintenance support to track project finances as well as analyze and monitor billing milestones to ensure consistency with budget
  • Building/interpreting financial models, analyzing financial results and communicating findings to leadership and business partners across the organization to support business decisions


What you bring

  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience in financial management and analysis, ideally in relation to global outsourced IT Services and Service Providers
  • Solid understanding and use of financial concepts – e.g. discounted cash flows, amortization/depreciation, business case development, sensitivity analysis and associated trending, etc.
  • Understanding of IT services such as computer/infrastructure services and telecommunications services; pricing models, and resource units (measures of service utilization)
  • Possesses excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to assess needs, creatively approach solutions, decide and influence appropriate courses of action, manage a large budget (regional level)
  • Proven knowledge and experience in IT Financial Management, and Off-shore IT financial management expertise
  • Experiences in international work environment and functional area of responsibility, mainly IT desirable
  • Solid communication skills - ability to understand, elaborate and convey information clearly and effectively with robust financial commentary to enable decision-making. Demonstrated experience in managing Outsourcing Services Agreements, Financial Analysis, Cost Accounting, Cost Models, Cost Allocation processes, and Economics
  • Higher education degree in finance, business administration, economics or related area Certification as a controller on higher proficiency levels desirable

What we offer
Our employees play an integral part in our success as a business. We appreciate that each of our employees are unique and have unique needs, ambitions and we enjoy being a part of their journey.


We are there to empower and encourage you with your personal and professional development ensuring  that you take control by offering a large variety of courses and targeted development programs. All that in a global environment where international mobility and career progression are encouraged. Caring for your health and wellbeing is key priority for us. This is why we build Work Well programs to providing you with peace of mind and give the flexibility in planning and arranging for a better work-life balance.

20692 | Operations | Professional | Allianz Partners | Full-Time | Permanent

Allianz Partners is a world leader in B2B2C insurance and assistance, offering global solutions that span international health and life, travel insurance, automotive and assistance. Customer driven, our innovative experts are redefining insurance services by delivering future-ready, high-tech high-touch products and solutions that go beyond traditional insurance.


Our products are embedded seamlessly into our partners’ businesses or sold directly to customers, and are available through four commercial brands: Allianz Assistance, Allianz Automotive, Allianz Travel and Allianz Care. Present in 75 countries, our 21,100 employees speak 70 languages, handle over 71 million cases each year, and are motivated to go the extra mile to offer peace of mind to our customers around the world.


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.