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Corporate Development Associate - Executive Office

New York, USA
Closing date
Aug 4, 2024

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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 Description

PIMCO's Executive Office is looking for a Corporate Development Associate to join our fast-paced, dynamic team. The Executive Office, under the guidance of our Chief Executive Officer, Manny Roman, is responsible for executing the firm's strategic, operational, and financial initiatives.

In this role, you will be a key player in supporting our Corporate Development business strategy and execution, focusing on growth and innovation, and assessing the strategic alignment of different opportunities. As a Corporate Development Associate, you will advance our strategic objectives by conducting in-depth quantitative and qualitative analysis and financial modeling. This includes monitoring and research opportunities, as well as developing business strategies and scenarios to inform decision-making processes.

More broadly, you will help support our overall strategy, leveraging your analytical, problem solving, critical thinking, and creativity skills to support the team. You will also participate in the "full cycle" of transactional execution.


New York, NY

Key Responsibilities
  • Support Corporate Development initiatives, including acquisitions, strategic investments, partnerships, and new business opportunities. Conduct extensive financial modeling, including valuation analysis and transaction structuring, to evaluate a wide range of business situations used for strategic decision making.
  • Develop presentations and investment memos for senior stakeholders and internal committees.
  • Partner with internal PIMCO teams and manage projects to evaluate and execute strategic initiatives.
  • Engage with investment banks, consultants, and peers to gain competitive intelligence and originate potential opportunities.
  • Conduct due diligence research and track peer companies to support the firm's strategy.
  • Perform financial and strategic analysis using standard corporate finance methods and market, competitive, and opportunity frameworks.
  • Manage strategic projects, develop implementation plans, and transition projects into business execution as appropriate.
Position Requirements
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree from a top-tier educational institution with a well-rounded academic background.
  • 2-3 years of experience in strategy/management consulting, venture capital, private equity, investment banking, or corporate strategy/business development, focusing on strategic, operational, and financial modeling and detailed analyses.
  • Strong experience in financial modeling and valuation, with excellent command of the deal process management cycle.
  • Demonstrated ability to build complex financial models, diligence summaries, snapshots, and other formats to support decision-making.
  • Ability to analyze complex financial and strategic issues and effectively communicate findings to the management team in writing, presentations, and verbally.
  • Experience in data infrastructure and advanced expertise with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Progress toward advanced designations (e.g., CFA) highly desirable but not mandatory
Professional Skills Requirements
  • Relationship-Building: Demonstrated executive presence with strong emotional intelligence, capable of building positive relationships and collaborating across multiple levels of a globally diverse organization. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with expertise in leveraging these skills at the highest organizational levels. Ability to remain composed under pressure and build credibility and trust through consistent behavior, high integrity, and sound judgment.
  • Exceptional Organizational Skills and Resourcefulness: Excel in managing multiple projects with outstanding organizational and project management abilities. Strong critical thinking, analytical skills, and quantitative abilities enable creative and resourceful problem-solving. Ability to think strategically, navigate ambiguity, and proactively move projects and ideas forward.
  • Adaptability and Collaboration: Thrive in dynamic, fast-paced environments, adept at navigating shifting priorities and ambiguity. Build positive relationships and work effectively across diverse teams. Emotional intelligence, adaptability, and resilience equip you to manage unstructured processes and demanding responsibilities successfully.
  • Integrity and Continuous Learning: Actions reflect unassailable ethical standards, integrity, and sound judgment, earning credibility and trust. Intellectually curious and dedicated to professional development, staying abreast of industry trends. Contribute positively to the work environment and organizational culture, aligning with core values of Collaboration, Openness, Responsibility, and Excellence.
  • Results Driven: Self-motivated and committed to excellence, demonstrating attention to detail and accountability. Intellectual curiosity, dedication to professional development, and an interest in staying on top of emerging trends.
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: $ 125,000.00 - $ 145,000.00

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.

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