Operations - Transitions Specialist (Italian lang)

PIMCO Europe Ltd
London, United Kingdom
Jul 28, 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 transitions specialist will join the Client Management operations team in London and will be
responsible for working with the team lead and our existing European transitions and operations
professionals on current transition events for EMEA clients and operational tasks. In particular:
• Delivery of successful transition events including setting up new accounts restructure of closure of
existing accounts and in-kind transfers in/out of accounts.
• Working with clients, portfolio managers, legal, compliance, fund administration, analytics,
performance, account management and back office transition teams on each event.
• Daily reviews of portfolio events including but not limited to risk analysis (i.e. portfolio/investment
operational performance) for each event.
• Post portfolio event analysis (i.e. review investment and operational implementation for accuracy).
• Spearhead operations projects related to enhancing custodian communication, fixed income
benchmark management, portfolio performance, transitions/operations technology, and operations
management training.
• Coordinating with back office and related stakeholders different operations like markets
opening, regulatory requests, collateral and brokers inquiries, tax forms etc.

Position Requirements:

  • University degree (or equivalent) with an emphasis in Finance and Economics or a related, quantitative/analytical field from an accredited, leading business school or university
  • Fluency in English and Italian
  • Transitions and client relationship management experience
  • Well organized, self-starter able to work in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple events with tight deadlines at the same time
  • Clear commitment to PIMCO's culture, values and approach.
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
  • Strong understanding of Fixed Income fundamentals
  • Exposure to and understanding of derivative instruments.
  • Relationship building skills


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
  • 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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