Regional Senior Financial Analyst

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Singapore, SG, 068897

Area of Expertise:  Finance & Accounting
Unit:  Allianz Commercial
Employing Entity:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  28590
Position Cluster: 

Regional Senior Financial Analyst

 

Let’s care for tomorrow.

Your ambitions. Your dreams. Your tomorrow.

 

At AGCS, we are the global leader for insuring corporate and specialty risks in the Allianz Group. Whether it’s aircraft, satellites, the world’s biggest ships and tallest building, cyber-attacks or climate change impacts, Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) has the major risks covered when it comes to protecting businesses.

 

Job Purpose / Role:

 

We are looking for a Regional Senior Financial Analyst to strengthen our Global Performance Steering – Cost Controlling team within the CFO - Global Performance Steering (GPS) area. The Cost Controlling team is a key contributor to foster bold and proactive steering of AGCS’ expenses. The team has a clear mandate to not only support, but also to challenge the business leaders and be a constructive finance business partner on all expense related topics for the senior leadership team.

 

Based in Singapore, you will act as a business partner on all expense related topics of the APAC region. You will perform standard planning and reporting tasks as well as other value-adding analysis to provide transparency on drivers behind current and future expense development to ensure effective results steering and decision making.

 

You will play a key role in building bridges between our Finance and other business departments as well as sharing best practice within Global Performance Steering (GPS) and the wider finance community. You should actively demonstrate drive for process improvement and teamwork.

 

This is an excellent career opportunity for someone who has experience within general Finance environment and can combine this with excellent stakeholder management and business acumen skills. Candidates who enjoy a highly innovative and proactive environment are likely to flourish in this role.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide financial analysis and assessments on the financial performance of the designated business areas, identify key drivers, risks and opportunities and provide recommendations.
  • Present conclusions in a transparent way with robust financial commentary to enable decision-making.
  • Perform regular financial reporting, forecasting and planning processes.
  • Support the regional business leads as well as the regional management in providing a comprehensive view on expense performance in line with both global as well as regional customer requirements.
  • Address customer requests and perform other ad-hoc tasks as assigned.
  • Support best-practice sharing and increase efficiencies, setting and harmonizing global standards.
  • Participate in projects and implement initiatives as required.

 

Key Experience / Requirements / Skills:

 

  • Excellent tertiary qualification (ideally Master), preferably in Business Administration, Economics,

Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or qualified by experience in related discipline.

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in preferably reinsurance, P&C insurance and / or asset management.
  • Proven experience in financial planning, reporting & analysis function.
  • Understanding of insurance; sector-specific financial statements and performance measurement.
  • Strong analytical thinking and numeracy: ability to handle and analyze large amounts of data, identify patterns and root causes in complex (e.g., ambiguous, from various sources) data and processes to rapidly distill key issues and to provide value-adding insights.
  • Strong communication & presentation skills: Ability to understand, elaborate and convey information clearly and effectively to a variety of stakeholders including senior management (both verbally and in writing).
  • Expert Excel and PowerPoint skills to analyze data effectively and convey compelling and engaging messages.
  • Knowledge of financial planning & reporting tools (e.g., SAP BW and SAP Analytics Cloud, SAS APP).
  • Comfortable working in a global team setup and maintaining effective remote relationships in a matrix environment.
  • Excellent command of English (verbal and written), any other languages advantageous.

 

What’s in it for you?

 

Let’s care about everything that makes you, you

We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where everyone feels they belong.  We offer a hybrid working model, which recognizes the value of striking a balance between in-person collaboration and remote working.  Please feel free to discuss flexible working arrangements with us.

 

Let’s care for your financial wellbeing

We believe in rewarding performance with a great compensation and benefits package (details vary by location), including a generous bonus scheme and pension.

 

Let’s care for your opportunities to progress

From career development and digital learning programmes to international career mobility, we offer lifelong learning for our employees worldwide and an environment where innovation, delivery and empowerment are fostered.

 

Let’s care for life’s twists and turns

From our support for flexible working, health and wellbeing (including private healthcare and generous parental leave benefits), to helping people return from career breaks with experience that nothing else can teach.  We’ve got your back.

 

Let’s care for our society and our planet

With opportunities to be engaged in shaping a future that is safe, inclusive and sustainable, we care for the tomorrows of our people, our industry and our clients.

 

Care to join us?

 

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a global corporate insurance carrier and part of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.  Learn more about us by clicking here.

 

Allianz is an equal opportunity employer, and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic.  Diversity of thinking is an important part of our company culture.

 

People with Disabilities:

We want to give all our candidates the best opportunity to succeed. If you need any adjustments to be made during the application and selection process, please email agcsglobalcareers@allianz.com

 

Recruitment Agencies:

AGCS has an in-house recruitment team, which focuses on sourcing great candidates directly. AGCS does not accept unsolicited resumes from agency or search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired. When we do use agencies, we have an agreement in place, so please do not contact managers directly.