Financial Business Analyst - Risk Reporting

Newport Beach, USA
21 Sep 2021
25 Sep 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $2.21 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,025 employees in 20 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

The Business Analyst is supporting the Risk Reporting Platform that helps deliver advanced software applications while ensuring alignment with strategic business initiatives. This role will provide oversight and support for front-office software systems including risk and performance reporting. You will work with the business and technology teams to define development objectives, timelines, and success criteria. Furthermore, a qualified candidate will offer ongoing guidance and training to new and existing staff in developing plans and implementing project objectives.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with Portfolio, Risk, and Product Management teams to design, test, and support risk and performance related systems
  • Help define project objectives, scope, timelines, and success criteria
  • Support developers in the clarification and delivery of business requirements
  • Assist with the coordination of user acceptance testing (UAT) and software releases
  • You will build queries, perform data validation, and perform research on financial and risk data anomalies

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, or Finance
  • 3-5 years of fixed income capital markets experience
  • SQL or PL/SQL background
  • Microsoft Excel/VBA skills
  • You are an analytical self-starter who thrives in an demanding environment
  • Understanding of financial risk concepts
  • A highly organized individual
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Ability to excel in a geographically dispersed team

Desired Qualifications:
  • Progress towards CFA designation
  • Experience working with and managing large amounts of data


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

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