JOB PURPOSE/ROLE Based in either London or Munich, reporting to the Head of Planning & Performance Management (P&PM) Corporate Lines and Allianz Risk Transfer (ART), you will act as financial advisor to the Global Line of Business Head for ART & Capital Solutions. You will perform planning, reporting and analyses to support your stakeholders’ understanding of monthly results and aid their decision-making process and portfolio steering. You will play a pivotal role in building bridges between Finance and Underwriting departments as well as sharing best practice within P&PM and the wider finance community.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES In this role you will… •Provide financial analyses and assessments for the global ART & Capital Solutions business, identify key drivers, risks and opportunities and provide recommendations •Present conclusions in a transparent way with robust financial commentary to enable decision-making •Communicate ART & Capital Solutions information to all stakeholders globally, developing solutions and action plans in case of any deviations to agreed plans •Further align ART's deal-driven view on business and financial performance to the global AGCS framework, to achieve consistent messaging on business performance •Deliver regular reporting, forecasting and planning processes for ART & Capital Solutions, in line with both customer and global requirements •Manage customer requests and perform other ad-hoc tasks as assigned, eg. budget moves •Drive best-practice sharing and increase efficiencies, setting and harmonizing global standards •Align and coordinate your area of responsibility with your CFO colleagues •Find opportunities to improve and streamline processes •Participate in projects and implement initiatives as required
KEY REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE •Excellent tertiary qualification (ideally Masters), preferably in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics, or qualified by experience in related discipline •CIMA qualified •5 years’ experience in the financial services industry, ideally in insurance, reinsurance, audit or investment banking •Proven expertise in planning and performance management, in particular analysis of financial statements and performance metrics specific to insurance, reinsurance or capital solutions •Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills. Knowledge of reporting tools would be much appreciated (eg. SAP and SAS APP) •Able to understand, elaborate and convey information clearly and effectively in English, to a variety of stakeholders including senior management •At ease working in a global team, maintaining effective remote relationships •Analytical and problem-solving ability, able to provide insight in complex situations •Ability to manage projects (milestone and task planning, managing resources, controlling, monitoring, reporting, moderating) and to develop solutions while considering complex stakeholder structures and requirements
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