Business Analyst SAP BW (m/w/d)

Frankfurt am Main
March 18, 2024

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At Allianz Global Investors we foster a culture of professionalism, fulfilment, and an inclusive working environment. Do you want to be part of a leading active asset management company? Then join us now!

Allianz Global Investors is currently seeking a talented and highly motivated Business Analyst with a deep understanding of SAP BW to join our growing team. In this role, you will help ensure the accuracy, efficiency, and quality of our financial data. This role will be based in Frankfurt.

You will report directly to the Head of Finance Technology and work closely with stakeholders across the finance department to identify and implement data-driven solutions that support our strategic goals.

We are a diverse, collaborative, and supportive team of technologists, project managers and data analysts, and are responsible for a suite of in-house, cloud-hosted, and outsourced applications covering accounting, financial management, financial planning, reporting, BI (Business Intelligence), procurement, and much more.

What you will do

Oversee the entire data lifecycle in SAP BW:

- Extract, transform, and load data from various source systems

- Design and implement data quality checks and cleansing processes

- Monitor data flows for accuracy and completeness

Develop and maintain data models and the data warehouse:

- Analyse business requirements and translate them into technical specifications

- Design and develop data models that meet user needs and regulatory requirements

- Further optimization of the data warehouse using SAP BW best practices

Support and improve business processes and reports:

- Identify opportunities to automate manual tasks and improve data-driven decision-making

- Develop and implement reports and dashboards to provide users with actionable insights

- Support the finance team with ad-hoc data analysis and troubleshooting

Stay ahead of the curve:

- Actively support in finance transformation activities like, e.g., S/4

- Actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives

- Research and evaluate new technologies and trends in data warehousing and analytics

Immediate focus areas and priorities may include:

- Streamlining and optimizing the dataflows between finance systems

- Aligning data definitions according to data governance

- Setup of a data quality control system

- Setup of a data quality monitor

What you will bring

- 5+ years of experience as a SAP BW Business Analyst or similar role

- In-depth knowledge of SAP BW and its functionalities

- Strong understanding of data warehousing concepts and methodologies

- Experience with data quality management and data governance practices

- Proven ability to design and develop data models and ETL processes

- Proficiency in MS Office Suite and other relevant software (e.g., Power BI)

- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

- Ability to adapt and respond to challenging / fast-paced situations and to deal with high complexity

- Strong communication and collaboration skills

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

- Proficiency in English. Additional German language skills would be advantageous

 What we offer 

- Flexible working from home and abroad according to internal guidelines (hybrid model/ flexible working hours/cross-border remote work) 

- Access to pension/ savings plans/ Allianz products

- Family support (relocation/ childcare facilities)

- Company share purchasing plan 

- Mental health and wellbeing programs 

- Mobility solutions (Jobrad bike leasing, subvention Jobticket)

- Career opportunities within the entire Allianz Group 

- Self-guided learning & development  

About Allianz Global Investors

Allianz Global Investors is a leading global active asset manager.

We invest for the long term and want to create value for clients every step of the way. We do this by being active – in how we partner with clients and anticipate their needs, and build solutions based on capabilities across public and private markets. Our focus on enhancing our clients’ assets leads naturally to a commitment to sustainability for positive change. Our goal is to enhance the investment experience for clients, whatever their location or goals.

Putting our clients' needs first, behaving in a transparent way and treating people fairly means acting with integrity. We encourage a collegial culture, that supports individual responsibility. We invest in the development of our employees to maximize the power of innovation.  

We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce, we are committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to helping applicants with any disabilities. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Great to have you on board.

If you feel inspired to promote the active asset management experience, this is the place for you. Join our diverse, international, technology-enabled, and agile environment. Simply upload your CV in English to apply for this position! If you need support to navigate our websites or at any stage during your application, please send an email with your request to

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