The Functional Controlling is responsible for central controlling services and selected finance and accounting tasks of the board member for Business Applications (BA), including services in branches. The team creates and analyses financial data, conducts controlling activities and actively steers Profit & Loss account and Cash Management of BA. The pillar controlling services further improve the controlling processes of Allianz Technology within the “One Finance Community”.
As part of the BA Controlling team, you manage important pillar specific tasks in respect of Allianz Technology financial controlling. This includes the following responsibilities:
What role will you play?
You are accountable in ensuring cost transparency and reducing the efforts for service owner and the stakeholders impacted
You actively manage planning and steering processes of a division in BA independently and collectively as a team
You are responsible for an actual and transparent holistic view especially for budget planning
You are responsible for the internal cost allocation and monthly analysis “Actuals vs Plan” with comments and forecastt.
You communicate all the above in a timely manner, providing relevant information and recommendations actively and focused on the specific target group
You advise and support service owners and IT-management in planning and analyzing their services, projects and cost allocations
You support in approving business cases
You ensure financial controlling during the entire lifecycle of a project, e. g. ROI, capitalization, order agreements, shoring, external budget control, time booking in Service Now, pricing and hence revenue charging including non-cap and finance charges
You need to support in identifying specific topics that may be relevant for decommissioning of a service, asset impairments etc.
You support and check the approvals for any new hiring globally
You work closely with colleagues in other finance departments and the support team in nearshore and offshore locations
You create profitability analyses and ad hoc analyses, as well as other requests independently and conduct alignment meetings on your own
You are responsible for the preparation of commercial reviews for your portfolio, while ensuring a proper forecasting of the service. It needs to be ensured that the official tools are used for the same
You are responsible for ensuring P&L commenting at each closing
You support in improving the financial and affiliated processes
You support in process improvement activities
You support and contribute with your expertise in several conceptual topics to further improve the existing IT controlling systems
5 or more years of experience in a similar role
High affinity for technology, at the same good business acumen and strong financial understanding
Ability to work independently, structured, solution oriented and accurately
Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks in a structured and reliable way, and to work well under time pressure providing high qualitative results
High flexibility, team skills, reliability, resilience, and organizational talent
High understanding of complex topics and ability to explain them in a simple and receiver oriented way
Proven track record of communicating effectively cross functions, cross all levels of hierarchy including top management
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as conceptual and implementation experience
Broad experience in cost analysis, budget planning and other financial methods and techniques
High ability to challenge status quo and to drive and manage change
Excellent Microsoft Office skills and experience, with advanced Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel skills, preferably also ThinkCell
Strong project management skills with knowledge of agile principles and tools
Familiar using SAP in day-to-day business
Strong learning agility on financial processes and new tools
Fluent in English (written and spoken) in both business and technical context
What we offer
Steady job, you will get a permanent contract since the first day
Fringe benefits: meal and supplies compensation, life and accident insurance, private pension plan and studies fund. We also offer discounts on other products from the company and shares as well as a Christmas gift card among others. Dare to discover a world of benefits!
Actual work-life balance policies: entry-leave flexibility of 2 hours every day, reduced schedule on Fridays and during the summer, 26 holiday days per year, recoverable working hours, as well as, hybrid workplace model
Career development: Digital learning platforms, mentoring programs and training sessions give employees the opportunity for personal and professional development
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