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Executive Assistant (m/f/d) to Chief Finance Officer (CFO)

Job Level:  Professional

Unterföhring, DE, 85774

Due Date:  as soon as possible
Area of Expertise:  Finance & Accounting
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  3295

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 


Are you interested in joining our adventure by becoming our new Executive Assistant (m/f/d) to Chief Finance Officer (CFO)?
In this role you will represent the interests of the Chief Finance Officer at AGCS and serve as a communication interface handling the in- and outgoing information of the Board Member’s office. Furthermore, you will also participate in specific projects where involvement of the Board Office is necessary. 




In this role you will…


•    Independently and actively support the CFO 
•    Independently steer challenging projects for the CFO
•    Steer monthly Board meeting preparation and follow-ups, including pre-screening and challenging of Board meeting documents, preparation of the Finance contribution, and follow-up of action items 
•    Prepare and follow-up of meetings and events where the Board Member is involved, e.g. external events, worker’s council meeting, internal meetings with other Group Board Members and town halls, etc. 
•    Be the Interface between the CFO office and Group and drive CFO contributions to Group deliverables 
•    Steer and coordinate strategic projects, initiatives and workstreams and participate in content related as well as cultural topics as part of the NewAGCS transformation that require the attention or representation of the Board Member
•    Prepare, conceptualize and organize internal events such as the Finance Leadership meetings 
•    Manage and handle daily tasks for the Board Member, e.g. audit follow-up, cost center oversight, mid-/year-end review preparation, prepare decision templates and analyses etc. 
•    Steer communication from the CFO office to the wider Finance community

To be successful in the role:


You will have….


•    Excellent academic qualification (ideally Master)
•    At least 5-7 years of experience in areas such as business administration, project management, technical insurance (e.g. actuarial, risk management, underwriting), and/or consulting 
•    Positive and solution-oriented attitude in particular under challenging environment 
•    Ideally a familiarity with AGCS and our stakeholders to represent the CFO Office
•    Very good project management skills: initiating, planning and managing projects with regards to time, budget, quality, scope and resources
•    Proven experience in analyzing complex information and drawing appropriate conclusions
•    Excellent communication skills to a variety of stakeholders including senior management; clearly and effectively expressing messages in various formats; able to convey messages visually effectively and quickly 
•    Excellent prioritization skills: Ability to filter information, effective use of own resources and handling of competing priorities under tight deadlines
•    Experience in working with intercultural teams in an international and dynamic environment
•    Fluent language skills in German and English as a must

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 specialized 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.