Procurement Data Specialist

PIMCO Europe Ltd
Newport Beach, USA
Jul 22, 2019
Aug 01, 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 $1.84 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,700 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:

The Procurement Data Specialist role at PIMCO offers resourceful self-starters the opportunity to learn and be challenged. This is a fast-paced environment, which requires a high degree of professionalism, organization, and detail orientation, coupled with the ability to multi-task and prioritize. We encourage and appreciate self-starters, bringing forth creative ideas and taking ownership.
Main responsibilities

  • High volume data reconciliation across multiple databases
  • Scheduled and ad-hoc reporting for special projects
  • Data validation across licensing databases and contract databases
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Manage billing discrepancies
  • Additional special projects may be assigned

Position Requirements:

You will have:

  • Six months of related experience. Relevant internship experience will suffice.
  • Proficient PC skills and advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), facilitation and interpersonal skills, including the ability to face off across all levels of an organization
  • Quick learner and adaptable to learn new processes, concepts, and skills
  • Demonstrated competence in thinking strategically, analytically and conceptually
  • Ability to multi-task, work in a demanding, fast paced environment and handle multiple, competing priorities and projects with high quality output
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate unstructured processes and simultaneously manage responsibilities of multiple-concurrent projects and competing demands
  • Strong organizational, prioritization, and follow-up skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently

You will be someone who...
  • Views yourself as an engaged and committed team member
  • Energetic, flexible, highly dependable, and motivated problem solver who is able to handle challenges
  • Thrives in a fast paced, and client focused environment
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Education and/or Additional Experience:
  • College degree is required
  • Experience with ReadSoft and SAP is a plus
  • Familiarity with BI tools and PMO dashboards


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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