PSG - Product Analyst

Newport Beach, USA
Jan 01, 2023
Jan 09, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
PIMCO is a global leader in active fixed income. With our launch in 1971 in Newport Beach, California, PIMCO introduced investors to a total return approach to fixed income investing. In the 50+ years since, we have worked relentlessly to help millions of investors pursue their objectives - regardless of shifting marketing conditions. As active investors, our goal is not just to find opportunities, but to create them. To this end, we remain firmly committed to the pursuit of our mission: delivering superior investment returns, solutions, and service to our clients.

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.

We are seeking an Associate to join the Product Strategy Group responsible for Multi-Sector Fixed Income Strategies at PIMCO. The role will be part of a broader development program for associates to build skillsets relevant to succeeding in the next stage of their career. It will support the team across dimensions of global client service, business management, and product development, including for example:
  • Performing detailed portfolio risk and performance attribution to combine with economic commentary for ongoing monthly/quarterly reporting to investors
  • Responding to ad hoc inquiries related to multi-sector fixed income strategies, both externally (clients) and internally across groups
  • Creating content relevant to key messaging for the strategies by type of client (e.g., retail vs institutional), well as maintaining marketing and other general education materials
  • Contributing to new business development including RFP reviews, and creation of pitch-books and other strategy marketing materials
  • Helping set and execute team priorities, leading projects, and mentoring junior colleagues
  • Assisting in the development of new products and custom solutions for institutional clients
  • Managing research projects related to competitors and industry topics
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics, Engineering, or other related disciplines
  • 2-3 years of experience of relevant work experience, ideally in investment management, alongside a passion for markets more broadly
  • General familiarity across fixed income asset classes e.g. rates, FX, MBS, corporate credit, emerging markets, equities, and commodities
  • Knowledge of and experience with ETF vehicle and marketplace
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking capabilities - exhibiting quantitative, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Driven and a self-starter, with a demonstrated ability to deliver results in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to organize, distill, and communicate complex topics effectively via both verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally with all levels of personnel both internally and externally. The role will also require building strong internal relationships across the firm including with account management, legal, operations, and portfolio management teams, for example.
  • Advanced Excel skills (any VBA/programming experience viewed favorably)
  • CFA designation, or active status in program, encouraged
Successful candidates will also be expected to be exemplars of PIMCO's CORE values of Collaboration, Responsibility, Openness, and Excellence as we look to fulfill our mission: deliver superior investment returns and client service. This job will be based in Newport Beach, CA.

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: $ 70,000.00 - $ 100,000.00

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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