Accounting Specialist

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Accounting Specialist

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Full-time · Rotterdam

The Job Description 

At Allianz Direct, our accounting department is responsible for the efficient, accurate, and timely production of Allianz Directs' financial information, that produces valuable financial insights for the company and helps to protect its assets. This team is based in Munich. We are looking for an Accounting Specialist in the Netherlands for the Dutch specific tasks. 

In this role, you will be part of a diverse and experienced team, reporting directly to the local Business Controller. In addition, you will work very closely with the central Allianz Direct accounting team in Munich. You will be responsible for monitoring and executing regional accounting processes and transactions. Furthermore, you will prepare the financial statements according to IFRS17 and Local GAAP and you can also steer smaller projects or process improvement initiatives at a local/global level. 

Some of your specific responsibilities include:

  • Performing Reporting & Closing activities, e.g. by ensuring that all IFRS, Local GAAP and Statutory closing and reporting tasks (e.g. annual report, reporting to regulatory authorities) are accurate and performed timely on a global basis. 
  • Reporting to the tax authorities on IPT, VAT and social security contribution
  • Supporting on the cost accounting process
  • Managing relationships and showing high customer focus in dealing with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. other departments, reinsurers, business units, Group Accounting, auditors, tax authorities, public authorities, etc.)
  • Proactively contributing to projects and process improvement initiatives at a global level.    

Allianz Direct DNA

To become part of the Allianz Direct organisation means that you match with our DNA. It is in all of us and should also be the driving force for you as a person. We have 6 core values: 

  • Customer Obsessed
  • Communicative
  • Data Driven
  • Agility
  • Team Player
  • Open Minded

About us

Allianz Direct is an Agile organization that builds the future of insurance by leveraging the newest industry trends and technologies. We challenge the status quo, we battle complexity and trade it for simplicity. With a pure digital business model we aim to be digitally unbeaten. Why? To become the best digital insurer of Europe. We will achieve this by working data driven and creating excellent customer journeys. Together we get things done. With an open mind, a smart and flexible scale-up organisation and by being customer obsessed, we help our clients enjoy all adventures of life.

About you

  • Degree (ideally Masters) in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Comfortable working both in a team and independently, in an international and dynamic environment
  • Experience as active user of SAP FI is a plus.
  • You are resolutely customer-focused with the ability to handle complex processes including understanding of data flows
  • Proven understanding of standard accounting (IAS/IFRS, Solvency 2 and other local GAAP) in insurance and reinsurance and familiarity with the relevant legislation and standards is a plus.
  • About 1-3 years of work experience in P&C (re-)insurance accounting, financial audit, controlling or similar financial area
You will get

  • 38 holidays for full-time employment
  • An NS Businesscard also for private use or a travel allowance of 0,21 cents/km
  • Pension provision with a small, personal contribution of 3.5%
  • Home working allowance of up to € 40,13/month and a € 500,00 budget to furnish your home office
  • A bonus of 12.5% of your gross annual salary and of course the 8% holiday pay


Do you want to contribute to building, improving and growing Allianz Direct? Come join our team and be a part of the journey toward the insurance company of the future!