Provide in-depth analysis of cost topics for CEO and COO SSU identifying the key cost drivers and tracking suitable KPIs over time.
Presentation of analysis and findings in a customer-specific and transparent way, with robust financial commentary to enable decision making.
Planning and Reporting:
Manage regular monthly reporting and forecasting processes for CEO and COO SSU.
Ensure timely and effective communication to business customers.
Support budget holders during the entire planning process, coordinate between stakeholders and ensure global requirements are fully respected, challenge business plans, and articulate risks & opportunities.
Manage business and usual tasks:
Act as a "business partner", and establish a relationship of constructive collaboration with managers and decision makers in CEO and COO SSU.
Take ownership of "ad-hoc" requests as assigned.
Drive best practice sharing, efficiency increases, global standard setting and harmonization:
Aligning and coordinating own area of responsibility with other CFO colleagues.
Cross functional collaboration across the business to enhance overall business understanding.
Find opportunities to improve and streamline processes.
Coordinate global processes.
Professional experience in the financial services industry, ideally P&C insurance or reinsurance.
Proven experience in planning and performance management of financials statements and respective analysis.
Proven experience in communication of results to a variety of stakeholders.
Project and team work – ideally in an international and dynamic environment.
Excellent tertiary qualification (ideally Master), preferably in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or qualified by experience in related discipline.
Excel and PowerPoint skills to effectively analyse data and convey messages in a winning fashion. Ideally knowledge about reporting tools (e.g. SAP).
Finance and Insurance know-how (ideally P&C) as well as understanding of complexities inherent in an insurance group (consolidation processes, legal vs management view) allowing for cross-departmental thinking and acting.
Understanding insurance financial statements and their performance measurement.
Knowledge of AGCS Business Specifics (e.g. business flows).
Analytical Thinking and Numeracy: Ability to identify patterns and root causes in complex (e.g. ambiguous, from various sources) data and processes to rapidly distill key issues and provide insight in various situations.
Problem Solving Ability: Ability to identify and initiate appropriate actions to remediate issues that can be abstract / ambiguous and follow through on their remediation.
Communication and Presentation Skills: Ability to understand, elaborate and convey information clearly and effectively in respect to the audience / level of management (both verbal and in writing).
Project management: Ability to manage projects (milestone and task planning, managing resources, project controlling, monitoring, and reporting, moderation techniques) and to develop solutions while considering complex stakeholder structures and requirements.
English: Fluent (able to negotiate).
Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 88 million private and corporate customers and more than 140,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers' trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.
Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.
Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz Group's dedicated carrier for corporate and specialty insurance business. AGCS provides insurance and risk consultancy across the whole spectrum of specialty, alternative risk transfer and corporate business: Marine, Aviation (incl. Space), Energy, Engineering, Entertainment, Financial Lines (incl. D&O), Liability, Mid-Corporate and Property insurance (incl. International Insurance Programs).
Worldwide, AGCS operates in 30 countries with own units and in over 210 countries and territories through the Allianz Group network and partners. In 2016, it employed around 5,000 people and provided insurance solutions to more than three quarters of the 'Fortune Global 500' companies, writing a total of €7.6 billion gross premium worldwide.
AGCS SE is rated AA by Standard & Poor's and A+ by A.M. Best.
AGCS promotes an individual work-life balance for example the possibilit y of working part-time. Provided that the job with its respective basic conditions is suitable for this, all positions advertised on a full-time basis can also be filled on a part-time basis.
If you are currently exempted from statutory pension obligations under section 6 (1) sentence 1 no. 1 SGB VI, please take a look at the important and binding notes in the HR lexicon under: Money / Social Security / Annuity Insurance / Pension Insurance exemption.
More information about careers at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty can be found at www.agcs.allianz.com/careers