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Investment Controller (m/f/d)

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Stuttgart, DE, 70182

Available until:  10/30/2022
Area of Expertise:  Finance & Accounting
Unit:  Allianz Real Estate
Employing Entity:  Allianz Real Estate GmbH
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  15365

Based in Munich, Stuttgart, Paris, New York City and Singapore, ARE’s Investment Planning and Controlling (IPC) team is part of the Finance department and in charge of managing property companies, real estate funds, JVs and intermediate holding vehicles. Core functions involve the monitoring and reporting of investment performance, the calculation of market values and the preparation of financial planning.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

Company and Capital Management

 

  • Analyze financial performance of Allianz’ real estate participations in funds, joint ventures and (intermediate) investment structures during the whole investment life-cycle (buy-manage-sell)
  • Support the management of Allianz’ real estate participations
  • Review and validate investor reporting (e.g. financial statments according to IFRS/local GAAP, INREV reporting, NAV measurement, performace reporting)
  • Support in the acquisition phase of new investments (e.g., setup of a new investment within the Allianz accounting & reporting landscape)
  • Steer and monitor external services providers (e.g. auditors, tax advisors, external accountants)
  • Be the interface to internal and external asset- and investment management, external fund managers and accounting

 

Financial Planning, Controlling & Reporting

  • Collect and upload investment data into the ARE data warehouse and validate the numbers (e.g. KPIs, NAV development)
  • Calculated entity fair market values in accordance with the ‘Adjusted NAV’ method
  • Prepare investment plans and forecasts for funds joint ventures and investment structures
  • Present financial performance reports (incl. Plan-Actual comparison) to Allianz stakeholders

 

Business development

  • Take initiative in the maintenance and improvement of existing controlling tools, support in the development and implementation of new controlling tools, methods and procedures

 

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

 

  • Successfully completed university degree (ideally specialized in finance, accounting, controlling, etc.)
  • First experience in a comparable position, e.g. audit company, investment manager, fund manager or administrator. Experience in real estate as an asset class is a plus but not required
  • Familiar with accounting principles especially with  IFRS and HGB
  • Good knowledge of Excel, data management and reporting interfaces
  • Solutions-oriented and positive mind-set, self-initiative
  • Spoken and written English skills at negotiation level are a prerequisite

 

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.

 

Note: Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture. One means to achieve diverse teams is a regular rotation of Allianz Executive employees across functions, Allianz entities and geographies. Therefore, the company expects from its employees a general openness and a high motivation to regularly change positions and collect experiences across Allianz Group.