IT Application Lead


The IT Application Lead will be involved in the application maintenance and new developments for the systems used by Allianz Italy companies for general accounting, accounts payable and receivable, asset accounting, controlling, consolidation and regulatory reporting, tax, procurement, real estate, based on SAP and Tagetik, according to local and group principles, IFRS16 and IFRS17 included.

He will drive one of the teams composed by internal and external resources, in close cooperation with the other IT areas, with the aim to guarantee defects free applications availability and on time/on budget delivery of new developments.

He will report to the IT application manager, also proactively supporting him on international initiatives, that will involve IT and business to define how to converge towards common processes and platforms according to local requirements and maintaining local specificities.

The ideal candidate must have a strong background in insurance finance operations with a focus on accounting functions, and IT expertise in IT for finance applications.

Main tasks:

  • Maintain and monitor systems and applications in scope, support the business to meet deadlines
  • Assure the compliance with the internal procedures and policies
  • Ensure that new implementation and projects are planned and executed in line with business strategy and group IT standards


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Information Technology
  • Valuable experience (5+ years) working in insurance finance operations
  • Knowledge of insurance accounting and in particular IFRS related principles
  • Strong background in IT applications and systems, with focus on SAP
  • Knowledge of Software Lifecycle, Agile and Waterfall
  • Successful teamwork experience and leadership abilities to manage IT teams
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong goal oriented mindset, initiative, autonomy, proactivity, problem solving abilities
  • English Professional level

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. 

We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 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.

Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.

Both genders may apply in accordance with the L. 903/77 (s.m.i).

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