Investment Analyst Job at Allianz – in London


Job ID: 8550

Job Category: Finance

Employment Type: Full-Time Permanent

Closing Date: May 18, 2021

Location: London

Division: Chief Executive

Salary: Competitive plus great benefits

Further Job Details

Position Description

We are seeking an Investment Analyst to join our growing Investment team, based in our Gracechurch Street, London office.

You will use your investment knowledge and expertise to perform a middle-office role, liaising between asset managers and our investment accounting operation in Guildford. The role also involves working closely with our local Risk Department and with Allianz Investment Management at Group centre, and preparing various investment reports for management information, on-boarding new investment guidelines, and monitoring asset manager performance.

Key Responsibilities

Produce investment reports required by the Group and other internal committees

Monitor investment transactions in the fund accounting system

Monitor asset manager performance

Liaise with the Investment Operation team (back office) to ensure smooth investment transactions / settlements

Perform liquidity/cash management and produce daily cash flow overview reports

Liaise with Investment Data Services regarding investment performance data / other data issues

Assist CIO on investment planning

Support the CIO on other topics / projects

Skills & Experience

To be a success in this role, you will ideally have demonstrable experience working in an Investment function (however, we will also consider applicants with experience working in other relevant roles within finance), as well as the following:

  • Good knowledge of economics and the main asset classes
  • Knowledge of a data system and planning tool is advantageous
  • Basic knowledge of fund accounting is advantageous
  • Ability to work independently as well as a good team player; strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and experience working with large data sets
  • Advanced level in Microsoft Office
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
  • CFA (or progress towards) or equivalent advantageous

What we can offer you

Recognised and rewarded for a job well done, we have a range of flexible benefits for you to choose from – including retail discounts and insurance cover – so you can pick a package that’s perfect for you. We also offer flexible working options and global career development opportunities across the wider Allianz Group. That’s on top of enjoying all the benefits you’d expect from the world’s number one insurance brand, including:

  • Flexible buy/sell holiday options
  • Competitive bonus scheme
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Development days
  • A discount up to 50% on a range of insurance products including car, home and pet
  • Retail discounts

About Us

At Allianz we want everyone to bring their full self to work, so we invest in our people’s personal and professional development. This helps us build the high performing workforce of tomorrow, but don’t just take our word for it – at the British Insurance Awards we won seven awards, including General Insurer of the Year and Commercial Lines Insurer of the Year.

We’re at a pivotal moment in our history following the purchases of the LV= General Insurance Group and the General Insurance division of Legal & General, making us the second biggest general insurer in the UK. We’re building our future together, and we’re excited about the possibilities ahead – interested in being part of the team?

Additional Requirements

At Allianz we believe that the difference in our people makes the difference to our business. We’re committed to removing any barriers in our recruitment process so if you’re having difficulties with your online application or any other stage, please email us at [email protected]

For external applicants only –

Please be aware that we will require satisfactory pre-employment evidence to include DBS, Financial Probity and Fraud checks, before you can commence employment with us.

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About the Company

Company: Allianz –

Company Location:  London

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