Portfolio Associate - Emerging Markets

Recruiter
PIMCO
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Sep 2022
Closes
03 Oct 2022
Ref
13568187
Job Function
Trading
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Position Description:

Portfolio Associate Team Overview:
Portfolio Associate team members help to oversee the portfolios on a day to day basis and liaise directly with Portfolio Managers and build relationships internally with Account Managers, Product Managers, Legal and Compliance counterparts, Operations teams, and other Portfolio Trade Associate teams across the firm's global offices. On a day-to-day basis, Portfolio Associates' primary functions will consist of monitoring risk exposures across portfolios, sizing trades to take risk measures to portfolio managers' desired target, and managing all other operational aspects of the portfolio. Portfolio Associates are routinely encouraged to provide creative solutions and develop key tools and reporting methods to support the Portfolio Management team.

Position Development Value:

  • Extensive exposure to industry experts within Portfolio Management and across other functional areas of the firm
  • A broad range of opportunities to collaborate with talented colleagues
  • Learning environment focused on key buy-side portfolio risk and return principles
  • Constructive feedback to foster career growth in addition to a formal annual review process


Location: Newport Beach, CA.

Daily Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring investment objectives are reflected across portfolios in scope
  • Monitoring portfolio positions and products versus client guidelines in concert with Compliance team
  • Coordinating with Portfolio Management on re-balancing of portfolios
  • Utilizing proprietary risk systems for monitoring of portfolio exposures
  • Assisting in account transitions and cash flow management
  • Conducting performance and attribution analyses
  • Responding to ad-hoc requests from the Portfolio Management team


Position Requirements:

Portfolio Associate Position Requirements:
  • Strong academic background in a technical field from a leading, accredited college or university
  • Deep understanding of fixed income including knowledge of most cash and derivative instruments
  • Exceptional communication skills are required to operate in a complex financial and mathematical environment
  • Excel "power user" - SQL, VBA and programming skills are preferred
  • Strong process-oriented background and ability to demonstrate keen portfolio risk and operational awareness
  • Outstanding analytical skills with a proven ability to function efficiently and problem-solve in a high-pressure and time-critical environment
Additional Emerging Markets Position Requirements:
  • 3+ years of emerging markets experience
  • VBA knowledge is required

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