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VP, Assistant Controller

Newport Beach, USA
Closing date
Jul 21, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
PIMCO is a global leader in active fixed income with deep expertise across public and private markets. We invest our clients' capital across a range of fixed income and credit opportunities, leveraging our decades of experience navigating complex debt markets. Our flexible capital base and deep relationships with issuers have helped us become one of the world's largest providers of traditional and nontraditional solutions for companies that need financing and investors who seek strong risk-adjusted returns.

Since 1971, our people have shaped our organization through a high-performance inclusive culture, in which we celebrate diverse thinking. We invest in our people and strive to imprint our CORE values of Collaboration, Openness, Responsibility and Excellence. We believe each of us is here to help others succeed and this has led to PIMCO being recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

Position Overview:

The Assistant Controller is responsible for coordinating and supervising the monthly accounting close for multiple PIMCO global subsidiaries, PIMCO's broker-dealer, and PIMCO's parent company, AllianzAM, within a fast-paced, corporate accounting department. This position will supervise a team of accounting professionals and serve as a liaison to senior management and financial teams in various locations and bookkeepers around the world.

Essential Responsibilities: (including the following, other duties may be assigned)
  • Coordinate and supervise the monthly accounting close for multiple PIMCO global subsidiaries, PIMCO's broker-dealer, and PIMCO's parent company, AllianzAM
  • Financial reporting for global organization on a US GAAP, IFRS and local GAAP basis. This requires the knowledge and ability to research technical accounting guidance and document conclusions
  • Present analysis/conclusions regarding accounting issues and impact of new pronouncements
  • Manage and mentor an experienced and tenured team
  • Assist in the coordination of audits (internal and external) and review the audited financial statements and related regulatory reports for global subsidiaries, as well as the audited financial statements for AllianzAM and PIMCO's broker-dealer
  • Respond to and/or lead special projects and ad-hoc requests
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college/university
  • CPA and senior manager/director level experience within the Big Four Public Accounting firms
  • Highly experienced in US GAAP and working knowledge of IFRS
  • Strong commitment to accuracy and attention to detail to ensure quality work
  • Able to carefully manage multiple priorities as well as a strong sense of urgency towards meeting deadlines and resolving open issues
  • Thoughtful and demonstrates good judgement and strong decision-making skills; ethical
  • High quality written and verbal communications skills
  • Able to collaborate and develop/maintain positive working relationships within cross-cultural team setting and cross departments/entities
  • Experience working in an extremely dynamic, fast-paced and results oriented environment, prioritization, and ability to complete multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, strong client-support orientation, and the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to effectively problem solve and make decisions
  • Effective leadership capabilities including the ability to facilitate and lead meetings
  • Proven experience building strong business partnerships and executive presence
  • Experience responding effectively to inquiries from various levels of management
  • Looks to identify and implement efficiencies and process improvement
The following skills are preferred but not essential requirements:
  • Knowledge of Financial Services Industry, specifically asset management and broker-dealer
  • Regulatory experience
  • Working experience and/or knowledge of SAP
PIMCO follows a total compensation approach when rewarding employees which includes a base salary and a discretionary bonus. Base salary is the fixed component of compensation that is determined by core job responsibilities, relevant experience, internal level, and market factors. The discretionary bonus is used to award performance and therefore is determined by company, business, team, and individual performance.

Salary Range: $ 150,000.00 - $ 185,000.00

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

PIMCO recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), age, military or veteran status, disability (physical or mental), any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws. The company also prohibits discrimination on other basis such as medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws.

Applicants with Disabilities

PIMCO is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, including veterans, in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system due to a disability and you would like to request an accommodation, you may contact us at 949-720-7744 and leave a message. This is a dedicated line designed exclusively to assist job seekers with disabilities to apply online. Only messages left for this purpose will be considered. A response to your request may take up to two business days.

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