12 Jan

Senior Financial Analyst Global Practice Leader Lob Aviation Jobs Vacancy at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty London

Allianz Global Corporate Specialty London urgently required following position for Senior Financial Analyst Global Practice Leader Lob Aviation. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Senior Financial Analyst Global Practice Leader Lob Aviation Jobs Vacancy at Allianz Global Corporate Specialty London Jobs Details:

This role can be based in either London or Munich.

This position entails acting as a financial consultant to the LoB Aviation by performing planning, reporting and analysis tasks to support various stakeholders on their decision making process and portfolio steering. As a Global Sr. Financial Analyst, the role involves playing a pivotal role in building bridges between Finance and Underwriting departments as well as sharing best practice within PPM and the wider Finance community.

Future challenges:
##Support Aviation leadership on steering the portfolio with a holistic view supported by EIM (Enterprise Information Management)
##Provide appropriate guidance/support to the Aviation leadership team to develop solutions in order to realize efficiency gains (focus on cost optimization)
##Further increase impact within the Aviation Virtual Team - Best practice sharing and alignment Financial Analysis:
##Provide required analysis (regular and ad-hoc) for own area of responsibility (LoB Aviation), 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 (LoB Aviation) and in line with both customer and global requirements. Find opportunities to improve and streamline the reporting processes. Communicate LoB Aviation information to all stakeholders globally: reach proper conclusions, provide appropriate guidance and recommend/develop solutions and action plans in case of issues and deviations to agreed plans.

Manage business as usual tasks in own area of responsibility (e.g. customer requests, PPM requests).
##Create presentations and analysis on LoB Aviation related financials for customers, decision making committees, and management teams up to AGCS Board Level.

Perform ad-hoc / Global Lines tasks as assigned. (Business Case Reviews, MDM P&PM representative, FinSol coordination within Lines).

Drive best practice sharing, 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.

Participate in projects and implement initiatives as required. Required experience:
##Professional experience in the financial services industry, ideally P&C insurance or reinsurance.
##Proven experience in planning and performance management of financial statements and respective analysis.
##Proven experience in communication of results to a variety of stakeholders including senior management.
##Project and team work in an international and dynamic environment.
##Successfully lead projects.

Required education:
##Excellent tertiary qualification (ideally Masters), preferably in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or qualified by experience in related discipline.

Technical skills:
##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).

General skills:
##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 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, controlling, monitoring, reporting, moderating) and to develop solutions while considering complex stakeholder structures and requirements.

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