Associate - Hedge Fund & Quantitative Strategies Associate - Hedge Fund & Quantitative Strategies …

in Newport Beach, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Newport Beach, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Associate - Hedge Fund & Quantitative Strategies
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 $2.22 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,000 employees in 20 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:

We are seeking an Associate to join the Product Strategy Team responsible for Hedge Fund & Quantitative Strategies at PIMCO. The role 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 hedge fund and quantitative strategy portfolios, both externally (clients) and internally across groups
  • Maintaining marketing and other general education materials
  • Assisting with new business development including via RFP submissions
  • Assisting in the development of new products and custom solutions for institutional clients
  • Managing research projects related to competitors and industry topics

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics, Engineering, or other related disciplines
  • 2-3 years of experience in (and enthusiasm for) investment management
  • General familiarity across asset classes e.g. rates, FX, MBS, corporate credit, emerging markets, equities, and commodities
  • Strong quantitative, organizational, and problem-solving skills. 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 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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