Portfolio Senior Associate - Hedge Fund - PM Support

Recruiter
PIMCO
Location
Newport Beach, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Feb 2023
Closes
02 Mar 2023
Ref
18506909
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
PIMCO is a global leader in active fixed income. With our launch in 1971 in Newport Beach, California, PIMCO introduced investors to a total return approach to fixed income investing. In the 50+ years since, we have worked relentlessly to help millions of investors pursue their objectives - regardless of shifting marketing conditions. As active investors, our goal is not just to find opportunities, but to create them. To this end, we remain firmly committed to the pursuit of our mission: delivering superior investment returns, solutions, and service to our clients.

Since 1971, our people have shaped our organization through a high-performance inclusive culture, in which we celebrate diverse thinking. We invest in our people and strive to imprint our CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Responsibility and Excellence. We believe each of us is here to help others succeed and this has led to PIMCO being recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

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 3,100 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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

PIMCO is currently seeking a Portfolio Management Support- Sr. Associate focusing on volatility and relative value trading strategies and providing operational support to the Portfolio Management group.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Drives Hedge fund hub efforts with Technology including automation and controls
  • Utilize technical and coding skills to automate manual repetitive processes on both PM & PA sides
  • Partner with Hedge Fund PMs, Tech and Portfolio Associates to drive strategic projects forward
  • Trade Allocation, Trade Sizing and Order management along with Strategy tagging and PnL reconciliation to back up Hedge fund Portfolio Associate team when needed
  • Assist PMs in executing options across asset classes, with a heavy focus on interest rate options
  • Handle expiries of options
  • Assist with booking of options trades
  • Assist with post-trade trade management and optimization, including CVA charges, UMR margin requirements, and clearinghouse margin balances
  • Understand how relative value trades are constructed and how to construct a portfolio of such trades
  • Learn how to risk manage portfolios that primarily consist of options and assist in scenario analysis and hedging
REQUIREMENTS
  • Minimum one year of relevant, transferable experience working on a trade floor
  • Knowledge of fixed income products, with a focus on interest rate options
  • Bachelor's degree required; strong academic credentials
  • Understanding of macroeconomics and the drivers of economic trends
  • Ability to work across the organization in a collaborative manner
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Collaborative nature; must thrive in working together with others
  • Ability to remain calm and objective in the face of periods of excessive optimism or extreme pessimism in the capital markets
  • Unassailable ethics and integrity
PIMCO follows a total compensation approach when rewarding employees which includes a base salary and a discretionary bonus. Base salary is the fixed component of compensation that is determined by core job responsibilities, relevant experience, internal level, and market factors. The discretionary bonus is used to award performance and therefore is determined by company, business, team, and individual performance.

Salary Range: $ 127,500.00 - $ 144,500.00

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

PIMCO recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), age, military or veteran status, disability (physical or mental), any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws. The company also prohibits discrimination on other basis such as medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws.

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