Long/Short Equity Analyst

Employer
PIMCO Europe Ltd
Location
Newport Beach, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 19, 2019
Closes
Jun 23, 2019
Ref
5671307
Job Function
Banking
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 $1.76 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,600 employees in 17 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:

PIMCO is seeking an equity analyst to help analyze, recommend, and monitor investment opportunities utilizing both quantitative framework and fundamental analysis. The analyst will be a dedicated member of the Long/Short Equity investment team based in Newport Beach:

  • PIMCO Long/Short Fund employs an opportunistic investment approach with a focus on balancing capital appreciation and risk mitigation.
  • The candidate will utilize quantitative framework to assist in investment decisions (i.e. sector allocation and securities selection) and conduct rigorous fundamental bottoms-up research for assigned sector coverage
  • The Fund benefits from PIMCO's macroeconomic insights, global research resources, and quantitative capabilities


Major Responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-depth company analysis and develop successful investment ideas
  • Develop investment recommendations for the lead Portfolio Manager based on quantitative framework and fundamental analysis within the analyst's coverage universe
  • Proactively communicate changes / updates on existing portfolio holding


Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years post MBA in equity research
  • Buy side experience preferred
  • Intellectual honesty and humility
  • Enthusiasm for finding compelling short opportunities as well as longs
  • Strong academic pedigree


Benefits:

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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