Associate - Alt Credit & Private Strategies

Newport Beach, USA
Jan 11, 2022
Feb 10, 2022
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 $2.2 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 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.

Position Description:

PIMCO is seeking a Product Associate to join the Alternative Credit & Private Strategies team. This position will play a key role in helping to build and support PIMCO's $113bn+ suite of Alternative Credit & Private Strategies products, including mortgage credit and real estate, corporate credit, and tactical credit by partnering with teams across the firm including Portfolio Management, Client Management, Legal & Compliance and other areas. The position will be based in Newport Beach.

  • Prepare attribution, commentary, and other reports for clients and Account Managers
  • Perform detailed research and quantitative analysis with Excel, Bloomberg, and other analytics
  • Maintain marketing and servicing materials such as presentation books and other general education materials
  • Serve as a resource to internal and external stakeholders to address questions related to the Alternative Credit & Private Strategies business
  • Contribute to internal strategic dialogue related to the growth and development of the Alternative Credit & Private Strategies platform
  • Complete ad hoc research projects
  • Assist with requests for proposals (RFPs) and due diligence questionnaires (DDQs)

Position Requirements:

  • Strong mathematical and quantitative abilities
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience (preferably in Alternatives)
  • Well organized, high energy level, and self-starter
  • Ability to multi-task
  • The ability to work effectively and professionally with all levels of personnel both internally and externally; strong team player
  • Enthusiasm for the financial markets and investment management
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and reasonable proficiency with Bloomberg preferred
  • CFA designation (or active status in program) a plus


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