Senior Investment Accountant | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/1442766


When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.


Allianz is the home for Accountants who dare to conquer new accounting standards and implement new systems

Looking for the space to do things differently?

Reporting to the Manager, Regulatory Reporting this is a newly created role responsible for the implementation of the new investment system and new financial instruments accounting standard.  Managing a small team you will strive to enhance the efficiency of the existing team and effectively fulfil our investment reporting obligations. Taking the lead role in implementing the monthly investment accounting process under multiple accounting standards you will be instrumental in the preparation and analysis of investment accounting results that leads to key business decisions.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Collaboration with various stakeholders to implement the new investment accounting process using the new SAP investment management accounting system under existing AGAAP, NZ IFRS and IFRS accounting standards on Financial instruments
  • Drive the implementation of the investment accounting process for the new Financial instruments accounting standards in the system and account for all securities based on AGAAP 9, NZ IFRS9, IFRS 9 and new local regulatory reporting requirements including responsibility for User Acceptance Testing.
  • Design monthly investment reports using the new investment system to meet reporting requirements under local GAAP, Group accounting guidelines, Solvency II and local regulatory reporting requirements
  • Parallel run the investment accounting under both the existing and new Financial instruments accounting standards from 2020 until January 2022
  • Implement reconciliation controls to maintain the integrity of the new investment system, early identify and resolve issues,
  • Compile analysis and commentary of investment performance results under multiple reporting standards including the preparation of reports and presentations for Management
  • Management and leadership of a small team including resource planning, capability development, succession planning and retention

Important to your success:

  • CA / CPA qualified with minimum 5 years work experience in a similar role within Financial Services, preferably insurance
  • Knowledge on Financial instruments related accounting standards
  • Experience using SAP Financial Asset Management function or equivalent system, Taxation of Financial Arrangements (TOFA) and TM1
  • Excel modelling and VBA knowledge to build efficient and well controlled reporting workbooks
  • Attention to detail and exceptional time management and prioritising skills with the demonstrated ability to meet tight and conflicting deadlines

What's on offer?

  • Feel immediately confident to do business from day one knowing you're part of a stable, competitive company that has high-trust client relationships
  • Come together in an environment where people feel that they belong, are respected and are valued for their contribution
  • Feel supported to give something a go - try different things, take on new responsibilities and explore opportunities
  • As we embed a customer-focused strategy across everything we do, you'll have an opportunity to drive innovation and real change that delivers a tangible and meaningful impact on our people, our customers and our community
  • You'll be given complete autonomy on how to apply your skills, on what decisions to make and how to achieve meaningful outcomes

About us

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, we foster a culture where our employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and dare to challenge the industry.  When you join Allianz, you'll become part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We foster an environment of personal growth, so you feel safe to try, share, fail, learn and grow. We value diverse thinking where your ideas and innovative mindset are welcomed and encouraged. As a member of the Allianz family, you'll be supported to reach your full potential to grow an enriching career.

Allianz is committed to employment equity and therefore welcomes applications from men and women regardless of race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or philosophy of life. Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role.

If you dare, there's an opportunity for you at www.allianz.com.au/careers

 

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