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Head of Closing & Principles Reinsurance (m/f/d) at Allianz SE #StandwithUkraine

Allianz Munich Full-time

Who are we?

Are you keen on driving innovation? Do you thrive in a culture of diversity, collaboration and trust? Then let's care for tomorrow. At Allianz SE, you can count on having a voice, driving innovation and change and making an impact for us, yourself and the world. For more about Allianz SE, click here .

Who will you be joining?

Group Accounting & Reporting provides reliable, high quality financial information to management, investors, analysts, regulators and the general public through external reporting.

How can you make an impact?

  • Responsibility for the monthly, quarterly and annual HGB, IFRS and MVBS accounts of Allianz SE (reinsurance related)
  • Support AZ Re branches and subsidiaries (Ireland, Singapore, Labuan, Petaluma, Zurich) in all accounting-related questions as well as with communication to their local regulator
  • Resolve reinsurance-related conceptual accounting topics and set reinsurance accounting policies together with GAR-APD
  • Collaborate and align with external auditors on AZ Re matters to support an unqualified audit opinion for AZ SE
  • Manage a team of 11 professional staff members
  • Strive for continuous improvement of processes and operations within AZ Re Accounting/Closing
  • Act a primary accounting contact for AZ Re top management and business and support by providing accounting advice to complex transactions
  • Represent AZ Re accounting in various councils and committees, such as TEC, LIMCO, Reserve Committee, FRDC and CM"

What are you made of?

Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree – preferably in Accounting, Finance, IT, Business Administration, Economics, Mathemathics
  • Deep HGB, IFRS and MVBS knowledge
  • Profound SAP knowledge
  • Deep understanding of accounting processes
  • Fluent written and verbal conversational skills in German and English
  • Experience in communicating to top management, business and external auditor
  • Process and project management skills
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Strong analytical, communication and conflict management skills
  • Highly organized and structured
  • Previous experience in business related functions (i.e., Sales, Operations, Claims, Underwriting, Investment Management, Asset Management, Consulting, Product Development, Finance, Market Management, Digital / Tech etc.) is a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You have already gained professional experience in the fields of financial process consulting or project management, preferably in the insurance industry
  • Besides your accounting knowledge, you also provide an understanding for technical issues
  • You enjoy designing and optimizing processes independently.

Do we have what you need?

  • Flexible working arrangements (opportunity to work from home few days per week)
  • Individual and excellent career development opportunities/plans
  • Family friendly working environment
  • Health & well-being offerings
  • Company pension & health insurance
  • Multi-national, diverse and inclusive community
  • Opportunity to make an impact on our sustainability initiatives

And there is much more! Find out more here: Allianz SE Benefits

More information regarding our recruitment process: Allianz Careers

Additional Information

Senior Recruiter: Ms. Sabrina Diclemente : +49 89 3800 69518 / +49 160 4619989

Please submit your applications only via our online tool.

We support Ukrainian and Russian job-seeking refugees looking for a new job your applications are welcome.

27151 | Finance & Accounting | Management | Allianz SE | Full-Time | Permanent

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.

Great to have you on board. 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.

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