Graduate Account Analyst - Italian Speaker

Milan, Italy
16 Jan 2022
22 Jan 2022
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 $2.2 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 employees in 22 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:

Account Associates serve a dynamic role based on the core responsibility of servicing PIMCO's clients. The Associate's primary responsibility is to support PIMCO's client-servicing professionals to ensure delivery of the highest level of service to our clients. Account Associates gather, analyse and discuss economic trends, support external reporting requirements, and deliver performance attribution analyses to account managers.

Mainly responsibilities:
  • Accurately and efficiently prepare client reports spanning performance, trading activity, portfolio valuation and risk metrics.
  • Continually building understanding of underlying market factors to complete more qualitative, complex investment analyses.
  • Effectively utilize tools such as Excel spreadsheets, macros, and query tools, along with internet sites, both public and private. Bloomberg and/or Yieldbook knowledge is a plus.
  • Support the Account Management team through the provision of market and portfolio data.
  • Analyse Portfolio data including qualitative and quantitative performance attribution.
  • Handle ongoing automation of growing reporting requirements and streamlining of the reporting process.
  • Produce ad-hoc client & internal requests for information.
  • Maintain a commitment to quality and attention to detail; ensure that all work is delivered completed, accurately, and on time. Actively listen and ask questions to determine and meet customer needs; go beyond normal job responsibilities to indirectly satisfy the customer
  • Flourish in a challenging, fast-paced, professional environment with frequent shifts in priorities as business needs dictate.
  • Have a strong sense of integrity, behaving consistently with expressed values and ethical principles of the firm.
  • Focus on specific goals, and demonstrate a sense of personal accountability and urgency for achieving results.
  • Foster a sense of teamwork, assisting others when needed/required.
  • Have the desire to contribute to and grow with the organization through a variety of developmental assignments (the nature of which will be based on available opportunities and actual performance in the current role)

Position Requirements:

  • Graduate with a minimum 2:1 degree (or equivalent) at an accredited college or university.
  • Italian Language- Native or Business Fluent

Desired candidates should possess the following characteristics:
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint Strong interest in the financial markets, macroeconomics, and investment finance
  • Ability to articulate ideas/strategies clearly, both verbally and in writing
  • Personable, ability to develop client relationships into strategic partnerships Ethical, collaborative, organized, self-starter, accountable, flexibility to adapt in a changing environment.


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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