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Financial Accountant (m/f/d) based in Munich

Job Level:  Professional

Unterföhring (bei München), DE, 85774 München, DE, 81737

Due Date:  ASAP
Area of Expertise:  Finance & Accounting
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  9555

Whether it’s airplanes, satellites, the world’s biggest ships and tallest building, cyber-attacks or climate change impacts, Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS) have got the major risks fully covered when it comes to protecting businesses.


Job Purpose/Role 


We are looking for a Financial Accountant (m/f/d) to join the Accounting department at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) in Munich. 


As a member of the Cost Accounting team, you will support our IFRS and HGB reporting. 


We offer you challenging and varied tasks in an international and multicultural working environment. As part of your job, you will participate in international projects and change efforts working together closely with colleagues from various branches and subsidiaries across the globe.    



In this role you will…

•    Ensure that all financial closing and reporting tasks in your area of responsibility are completed accurately, professionally and in a timely manner
•    Ensure compliance with external reporting requirements for IFRS and HGB and support the related projects
•    Prepare and present management reports, analyze and comment on financial data and answer management questions 
•    Liaise with international subsidiaries and branches of AGCS SE and assist in answering financial closing related questions 
•    Actively assist in the preparation of financial statements for international subsidiaries
•    Perform regular account reconciliations for the accounts assigned to you 
•    Perform internal quality controls 
•    Participate in international finance projects and change management initiatives in an agile environment
•    Provide technical support to and work closely with our colleagues in the offshore teams
•    Assist in the development and improvement of processes and the implementation of internal controls
•    Be the point of contact for internal and external auditors

To be successful in the role:


You will have…
•    Solid academic background, preferably in finance
•    0-3 years professional experience in international accounting, finance or controlling desirable
•    Good knowledge of IFRS, HGB
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills in German and English, French is a plus
•    Tech savvy with advanced MS Office skills (including Excel, Access, Powerpoint)
•    Excellent analytical thinking and high ability to work under pressure
•    Strong communication and presentation skills
•    Highly organized, self-motivated team player with can-do attitude and the ability to come up with new initiatives and ideas 


Ideally you will also have…


•    Knowledge corporate tax rules
•    SAP FI / SAP BW knowledge


The benefits of joining AGCS


•    Hybrid working model, which recognizes the value in a balance between remote and office based working, giving you the flexibility to organize the way you work
•    An exciting and versatile job with an opportunity to work alongside skilled and specialised colleagues from all over the world 
•    An environment where innovation and challenging the status quo is encouraged
•    Wellbeing policies/initiatives to support a positive work life balance 
•    A competitive compensation and benefits package including generous bonus scheme  
•    Continuous learning: A large portfolio of continuous learning opportunities to help you stay relevant in your current role, grow into future roles and meet the demands of the workplace
•    Diverse and inclusive culture: You will be accepted for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs


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. 


Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit 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.


Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 31 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,400 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2020, AGCS generated a total of €9.3 billion gross premium globally. 


In 2020, AGCS announced a new strategy and transformation program called New AGCS which aims to comprehensively transform the company, creating a mutually beneficial relationship with stakeholders. This is an exciting time to join AGCS as we continue on our journey of transformation, regaining market leadership and achieving success together. You can grow your career through meaningful work supporting our customers, while learning from expert colleagues.


Allianz is an equal opportunity employer and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Diversity of minds is an integral part of Allianz’ company culture.


Let’s care for tomorrow.