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Middle Office Associate

Newport Beach, USA
Closing date
Dec 3, 2022

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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 $1.8 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:

The Middle Office primary responsibility is management and governance over a key control environment that supports the day to day trade life cycle of the PIMCO Portfolio Management team. Middle Office team members will collaborate across internal functional teams: Portfolio Management, Trade Support, Legal & Compliance, Operations, Technology and State Street IMS (back office). In addition, the Middle Office will regularly engage with external parties such as broker dealers, custodian banks and third party trading platforms.

Location: Newport Beach, CA

Harmonizing internal processes across Global Middle offices
§ Coordinating onboarding and managing access to relevant trading platforms and applications
§ Acting as liaison between the Middle Office and other internal groups in the launch of new processes and products; including gathering requirements, testing, and implementation of new and/or revised procedures
§ Researching and resolving daily inquiries from internal and external groups
§ Confirm block level trades with PIMCO counterparties
§ Managing trade-related deadlines
§ Monitoring sensitive trade settlements and act as escalation point to State street IMS in Fails resolution
§ Utilizing technology to create efficiencies and improve processes to daily workflow
§ Developing and analyzing internal trade flow metrics and recommending process improvements
§ Achieving and maintaining operational excellence in adherence to internal policy and procedures
§ Confirm block level trades with PIMCO counterparties

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university and 1-3 years equivalent work experience in the investment management or securities industry; preferred Finance or Economics major
  • Technology skills, specifically Bloomberg, Microsoft Excel (programming), Python are a plus
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team; intuitive and a quick learner
  • Thoughtful and ethical; demonstrates good judgment and strong decision-making skills
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills; ability to network with various departmental personnel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have a bias-to-action, results-oriented approach to work; willingness to do whatever it takes to help the team


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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