Fund Reporting Manager

Recruiter
PIMCO
Location
Austin, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Sep 2022
Closes
08 Oct 2022
Ref
16577889
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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 $1.8 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:

The PIMCO Funds Business Group is responsible for operating public and private fund complexes globally with over $600 billion in AUM across 350+ unique portfolios. The PIMCO Fund Reporting team supports the PIMCO Fund Business group responsible for operating and overseeing PIMCO's global public and private fund complexes and separate accounts. In this role, you will have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to PIMCO's management and oversight of these Funds.

As a Fund Reporting Manager, you will primarily focus on fund reporting, audit management, and executing management oversight controls over financial reporting of PIMCO's 1940 Act open-end, closed-end and interval funds, offshore funds, and private partnerships. Furthermore, you will assist with special projects that provide a broad array of exposure to the global fund administration business, including continuous improvement projects.

Additionally, you will work with team members to document, oversee, and execute processes related to the management, oversight, and production of the annual and semiannual financial reports and related audits conducted in accordance with local GAAP, regulatory filings, and liaise with Fund Accounting, and other internal and external groups for the ongoing management of the funds.

This role may be based in Newport Beach, CA, or our Austin, TX offices .

About You
• You challenge the status quo by asking "why" and identifying new and better ways of doing things
• Exceptional organizational and project management skills, including the ability to multi-task and lead many ongoing initiatives
• Resourceful, inquisitive, and enjoy problem-solving. Many of the concepts and/or solutions we face are sophisticated, and you bring a desire to work through these complex scenarios
• Proven track record to deliver on assigned responsibilities through pursuing excellence, outstanding attention to detail, and using interpersonal and communication skills
• You seamlessly adapt to shifting priorities and enjoy working with ambiguity
• A standout teammate who builds positive relationships and collaborates across multiple levels of a globally diverse organization, including outside vendors
• Track record of building credibility and trust through consistent behavior, high integrity, and judgment
• Intellectual curiosity, a dedication to professional development, an ability to learn, and an interest in staying on top of emerging trends
• Self-motivated and thrive in a fast-paced environment
• High emotional intelligence, flexible, and resilient
• Proven record navigating unstructured processes and simultaneously handling responsibilities with multiple, exciting demands
• Encourage a positive work environment and culture for all employees

Primary Responsibilities
• Assist in coordinating all audit efforts with service providers and external auditors as well as Audit Committee materials
• Oversee and manage concurrent, complex financial reporting cycles, including the design and execution of key management controls over financial reporting in a risk-focused oversight model that addresses all aspects of the Funds' operations, SOX disclosure controls and internal controls over financial reporting
• Work with Fund Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer to implement, document, and ensure adherence to accounting policies, including evaluation of new securities and complex transactions, including disclosure and controls in fund financial statements and regulatory filings, including oversight of fund prospectus documents
• Lead/participate in various fund-related initiatives and events
• Coordinate and prepare quarterly Audit Committee materials and appropriate Management Reporting
• Establish and maintain key internal relationships (legal, compliance, product management, etc.) and external vendors

Position Requirements:

• BA/BS degree in Finance or Accounting required. An MBA, CPA, or CFA is a plus
• 8-15 years of financial reporting or Big 4 audit experience focused on the investment management industry
• A strong understanding of mutual fund accounting, operations, and reporting. Experience with ETFs, closed-end funds, and/or alternative funds is desirable
• Ability to implement, interpret, and analyze US GAAP guidance and financial reporting requirements
• Strong knowledge of various asset types (e.g., fixed income and equities, including derivatives)

Benefits:

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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