Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 770 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 535 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.
Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain.
We invest long-term, drawing upon our broad and innovative investment expertise, and leveraging resources globally to ensure a superior client experience wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs.
Active is : Allianz Global Investors Senior Alternative Operations Specialist (f / m / d) To support the growth of our alternative product range, we are seeking to recruit a Senior Operations Specialist in the field of Alternative Investments.
Key challenge of this role is to further develop a productive setup with our service provider and to lead and oversee the operational activities for fund accounting and custody for our alternative fund ranges.
Roles and responsibilities : Drive the onboarding process of new products from the operational side Establish best practice for alternative investment funds with a focus on time to market and standardization for custody / depositary and fund administration oversight Be the responsible party for operational day-to-day activities e.
g. NAV oversight, cash management, invoices, distributions, draw downs, regulatory reporting as well as query management Run and maintain processes, procedures and related operating memoranda / service level agreements Oversee the provider performance with a strong focus on KPIs and improvement of operational stability Collaborate with investment manager teams, alternative operations department and other internal and external parties (e.
g. tax, legal) Take charge of stakeholder management between the provider and internal teams (e.g. escalation management) Improve and harmonize the alternative investment operating model for fund accounting and custody / depositary on a global scale Qualification and Skills : Excellent knowledge of Alternative Investment Funds and lower tier structures with investment strategies like Infrastructure Equity / Debt, PE, RE, FoF and Renewables Well-versed in regulated and unregulated vehicles, including SIF, RAIF, SCSp Several years of working experience in the asset management industry with emphasis on fund accounting, financial / regulatory reporting and custody / depositary good understanding of LUX GAAP and IFRS, German GAAP and UK GAAP would be an added value a sound knowledge of the regulatory / tax requirements and financing structures strong interpersonal skills and the talent to build positive relationships, internally and externally, in an international business environment high motivation to take initiative, rethink processes and assess digital solutions from a business perspective excellent organizational skills combined with the ability to prioritize and handle tasks and deadlines fluency in both written and spoken English, knowledge of German would be an asset Allia...