Fund Finance Manager

Employer
PIMCO
Location
Newport Beach, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 10, 2022
Closes
Jul 10, 2022
Ref
14867177
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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:

As a Fund Finance Manager, you will be responsible for providing financial oversight for Americas Operations by developing and presenting financial analytics to senior leadership, executive committees, and the Board of Trustees. You will manage multiple budgets, refine expense forecasts in real-time that coincide with changes in business activities, produce ad-hoc management reporting, and create profitability analyses for various business lines. You will foster an inclusive approach when collaborating with colleagues across the organization and regions to manage complex projects, enhance business intelligence capabilities and implement risk-reducing improvements in execution.

This position will be based in Newport Beach, CA. Relocation assistance may be provided.

About You:
  • Challenge the status quo by asking "why" and identifying new and better ways of doing things
  • Display exceptional organizational and project management skills, including the ability to multi-task and lead many ongoing initiatives
  • Resourceful, inquisitive, and enjoy problem-solving. Many of the concepts and/or solutions we face are sophisticated, and you bring a desire to work through these complex scenarios
  • Proven track record of delivering on assigned responsibilities while committing to a high level of quality and attention to detail
  • Seamlessly adapt to shifting priorities and can move objectives forward even during times of ambiguity
  • An exceptional teammate who builds positive relationships and collaborates across multiple functions and levels of a globally diverse organization, including outside service providers
  • Highly credible and able to build trust through your strong interpersonal and communication skills, high level of integrity, and consistent good judgment
  • Intellectually curious, dedicated to professional development, desire to continuously learn and to stay on top of emerging trends in the investment management industry
  • Self-motivated and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Encourage and foster an inclusive culture and positive work environment with your colleagues

Responsibilities:
  • Utilize resources to respond to internal client, management, and board requests for information in a timely and accurate manner
  • Lead the coordination and project management of various Funds Finance team projects and initiatives
  • Collaborate with various groups within PIMCO, such as legal and business heads, to discuss, analyze, and manage the economics of products and vendor fee arrangements.
  • Provide management with reporting/insights into drivers of expenses, trends over time, and "what if calculations" for proposed changes in economic terms
  • Drive continuous improvement in all financial processes while leveraging technology and resources for efficiency to enhance controls and effectiveness
  • Develop an understanding of our current processes and implement and/or recommend ways to improve the process, quality, and content
  • Prepare and review financial analysis and metrics relied on for business decision-making purposes


Position Requirements:

Position Requirements:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred; an MBA, CPA, or CFA a plus
  • Ten years of proven experience with mutual fund/private equity/hedge fund firms in financial accounting, audit, or finance function
  • Exposure to alternative investments or REITs preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, including US GAAP and Investment Company Accounting
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Controls-minded to identify and improve processes and mitigate risk
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel (required); Oracle business intelligence products, SAP, a plus


Benefits:

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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