Manager, Financial Assurance | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1403761

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.

A newly created opportunity has arisen for a Manager, Financial Assurance to join our highly successful Financial Control team, located at our Sydney CBD office.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Financial Control, the role will have responsibility for financial review and valuation of distribution and strategic arrangements, as well as the development and implementation of a robust financial reporting control assurance function.

Key responsibilities

The successful applicant will deliver the following role objectives:

  • Development and implementation of a valuation and review framework to assess the financial viability of proposed distribution and other strategic arrangements. You will work collaboratively with our distribution teams to understand the value drivers and gain a strategic view of the proposed arrangements.
  • Understand key business processes and risks impacting financial reporting and the controls in place, and challenge them to support the integrity of financial reporting.
  • Establish and embed a testing framework over these financial reporting controls to provide assurance to senior stakeholders in the integrity of the financial information produced by the division. Be able to identify future areas of risk and highlight these to the business and escalate to relevant stakeholders to manage.
  • Establish strong working relationships within and outside of Finance to understand the business, their strategies and drivers in order to perform an effective steering and control function in both the valuation and assessment of distribution and other arrangements as well as our financial reporting.
  • Support the team to proactively identify and improve processes across the business. Be able to articulate and influence stakeholders to embed proposed changes into their processes.
  • Leading, developing and motivating the team to strive for continuous improvement and business steering in performing their roles.

About you

The successful applicant will be accomplished and results driven, possessing the following experience and skills:

  • CA or CPA qualification completed.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience within a financial reporting role within the insurance industry.
  • Excellent effective communication and engagement skills at all stakeholder levels.
  • Demonstration of understanding of risks impacting financial reporting and the broader business

What's on offer

This role will present an exciting opportunity to join a global iconic insurance organisation, which is transforming through an exciting time of change and growth in a supportive culture. A competitive remuneration package including an excellent employee benefits and discounts program awaits you!

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