The North America Planning and Performance Management team is responsible for coordinating and developing AGCS planning, reporting and budgeting activities for North America Lines of Business. This includes providing analytical support to AGCS Business Owners, Senior Management in the Regional areas and in Munich.\
The role as Sr. Financial Analyst has the direct P&L control for Financial Lines and Energy business lines that includes responsibility for cost and reinsurance. The candidate should actively demonstrate process
improvement, best practice and teamwork. In addition, Finance tasks & activities related to the total region (e.g. preparation for the local EMT Meeting) are shared by the team.
Also responsible for the following:
Support the leadership with expected growth of the business in North America using Analysis and Metrics to assist business leaders with profitable growth.
Be an Expert at data manipulation, analysis, report preparation, presentation and communication. Develop expertise and support the Team on data from front end FFIC / Global Genius systems.
Financial Analysis: Provide analysis and presentation for own area of responsibility (e.g. LoB/ regional/expense analysis, etc.), identify key drivers, risks and opportunities and provide recommendations. Present conclusions in a transparent way with robust financial commentary to enable decision making.
Planning and Reporting: Manage regular reporting, forecasting and planning processes in own area of responsibility (e.g. LoB / regional / expenses, etc.) and in line with both customer and global requirements.
Manage business as usual tasks in own area of responsibility (e.g. customer requests, target achievement calculations).
Perform ad-hoc tasks as assigned.
Drive best practice sharing, efficiency increases, global standard setting and harmonization in terms of; Aligning and coordinating own area of responsibility with other CFO colleagues; Cross functional collaboration across the business to enhance overall business understanding; identifying opportunities to improve and streamline processes; coordination of global processes.
Participate in projects and implement initiatives as required.
Bachelor Degree (ideally Master), preferably in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or qualified by experience in related discipline
Minimum 3 to 5 years of professional experience in reinsurance, P&C insurance and / or asset management
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 in an international and dynamic environment
Successful project lead experience
Excel and PowerPoint skills to effectively analyze 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)
Advanced 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
Intermediate problem solving: Ability to identify and initiate appropriate actions to remediate issues that can be abstract / ambiguous and follow through on their remediation
Intermediate 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)
Internal Number: AGCS-5570590-2
About Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Together with its customers and sales partners, Allianz is one of the strongest financial communities with a presence in over 70 countries. Around 83 million private and corporate customers rely on Allianz's knowledge, global reach, capital strength and solidity to help them make the most of financial opportunities and to avoid and safeguard themselves against risks. Our ambition is to be the partner of choice - with excellent employees, top-notch operating performance and the necessary financial strength. Join us to be part of our community!Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is the Allianz center for corporate and specialist risk, servicing clients worldwide across the whole spectrum of marine, aviation, corporate and industrial insurance.
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