Within Allianz Group, Allianz Asset Management (AllianzAM) is the financial and governance holding company for the asset management business of Allianz SE, with more than EUR 1,700bn of assets under management and 5,000 employees worldwide. AllianzAM is comprised of two separate investment management companies: Allianz Global Investors and PIMCO. AllianzAM has created a business structure that both enables it to meet the demands of clients on a local basis and that empowers its investment managers to focus on achieving strong and consistent investment results.
Audit is the home for those who dare to support AllianzAM in achieving their strategic targets.
Strong technical and ethical characteristics are fundamental to audit success. Independent from the job level, an auditor should maintain appropriate technical skills as well as the agility and commitment to continuous learning. The ability to see the big picture is important for each audit. Good auditors therefore focus on targeted questions which allow them to verify information from different angles.
Take responsibility for the performance of the audit plan in areas of assigned responsibility, as well as for ad-hoc engagements
Plan and lead complex audit assignments, supervise audit projects, define risk-based audit areas, audit business transactions, workflows, processes and control systems
Determine deficiencies and vulnerabilities to be remedied, analyze audit results, formulate proposals for solutions, lead closing meetings
Ensure progress as planned and in line with the applicable standards
Comply with the audit policies and the respective standards (independence, integrity, confidentiality, truth and fairness, security, economy, system conformity)
Ensure follow up and that the audit recommendations are implemented adequately by the auditee, so that the findings can be closed in a timely manner
Support the update of audit methods, initiate improvements of workflows, processes, security and control systems and promote best practice sharing
Analyze audit results and generate quarterly and annual audit reporting and perform quality assurance
Support and review auditor's work (audit preparation, interviews, tests, evidence gathering, report writing and validation preparation)
Planning and implementation of technical training and information (team/peer)
Take responsibility for the relationship with the auditees and become a recognized expert and partner to the business
Manage communication with stakeholders from all hierarchy levels
Interact with external auditors in specific cases
Collaborate on departmental and inter-organizational projects and assess the acceptance of audited departments
Increase knowledge across different business lines and bring added value to the business
Promote AllianzAM Internal Audit as a competent and trusted partner and live the AllianzAM Values (Entrepreneurship, Collaborative Leadership, Trust, Customer & Market Excellence)
Minimum 5 years professional experience in internal/external audit or as consultant or equivalent
Several years' experience in finance related function, asset management and corporate governance related topics
University degree in economics, business administration or equivalent
Audit certification (CIA, CFA, CISA) will be an advantage
Proven management skills for audit planning
Strong intellectual and analytical skills and a very good understanding of processes, structures and the regulatory environment
Excellent communication skills are essential, as well as the talent to empathize for the auditee's perspective and ability to listen
Ability to deal with all types of personalities and experience in managing escalation processes after delivering inconvenient decisions
Team spirit, self-motivation and a proactive and committed working style, as well as ability to interact in a global work environment with people from different countries and cultures
Strong computer skills / MS Office
Excellent English communications skills (verbal and written); German language skills would be beneficial
We are looking for applicants willing to support our team in Frankfurt am Main on a full time basis with immediate effect. If you think you have what it takes to fill this attractive position in our dynamic organization, then please submit your cover letter and C.V.
Reference Code: AAM-5123948-6
As much as your professional skills, we value your personality. We are looking for a candidate with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The ability to learn quickly, self-motivation and the ability to work within a multinational environment are also very important.