account associate

PIMCO Europe Ltd
Tokyo, Japan
Apr 20, 2019
Apr 20, 2019
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 $1.72 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,400 employees in 14 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 Account Manager serves as the integral link between PIMCO and our Retail clients including distributors and asset managers. The Account Manager's primary responsibilities are to foster and strengthen existing client relationships and develop new business. The Account Manager translates client objectives and constraints into portfolio guidelines, monitors account activity for consistency with guidelines, educates clients about a broad set of products and services and provides information about the firm's current outlook and strategy. In addition to client responsibilities, as an investment professional, the Account Manager actively contributes to the Firm's investment strategy process and develops new business as a Marketer.

Position Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of Fixed Income fundamentals, financial market and Macroeconomics.
  • CFA or MBA is a plus
  • Well organized, high energy self-starter, to work in a team environment, especially with senior level management
  • Good command of English language both in speaking, reading and writing, preferred
  • Ability to articulate clear ideas/strategies both verbally and in writing
  • Outstanding relationship building and communication/presentation skills
  • A minimum of 3 years direct work experience of business development and/or sales/marketing in retail business
  • A minimum of 10 years work experience in financial markets, including experience in sell-side sales/marketing/structuring, relationship management, marketing at an asset management firm or investment bank


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and wellbeing 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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