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Alternative Fund Risk Management

PIMCO Newport Beach, United States
Posted 4 months ago Permanent Competitive
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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking someone to join our Alternatives Asset Management team as a Fund Risk Manager. Our preferred candidate will have a robust understanding and interest of the Alternatives industry whilst being able to operate with and promote a Risk mindset. You will be expected to engage with a variety of key departments including portfolio management, asset management, financing desks, analytics, technology, accounting and cash/collateral desks.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assessing portfolio strategies including reviews of risk positioning relative to client risk and return objectives
  • Develop complex technical analysis and oversee the design and maintenance of Alternative Funds risk analysis and scenario testing
  • Supporting Alternatives Business (Senior Risk Manager, Fund Portfolio Managers and other PIMCO teams) with analysis shared internally and externally
  • Representative Fund focused risk monitoring including, but not limited to:
    • Daily Risk Monitoring including: Private funds' liquidity, interest rate, credit and FX risks using existing system/tools/monitors; help develop / enhance new and existing monitoring tools
    • Coordinate with portfolio management, asset management, accounting, technology on risk report/process improvements for existing funds. Coordinate build-out for new fund infrastructure
    • Regularly conduct Fund stress testing and inform relevant teams on potential scenario outcomes.
  • Assist Senior Risk Manager with recurring reviews (Fund-specific, and Alternatives-wide) Special projects, ad-hoc reporting and analysis
  • Identify and implement opportunities for process improvement
REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or STEM related subject
  • Minimum of three years of relevant risk management and/or fund management experience
  • Demonstrate deep financial expertise, analytical and modelling skills
  • Investment Industry experience:
    • Expertise in different types of asset classes (Structured Products, Commercial Real Estate, High Yield, Bank Loans, Agency MBS)
    • Knowledge in FX and duration hedging
  • Advanced knowledge with Excel, SQL and Bloomberg. Programming skills in coding languages such as Matlab, Python, VBA preferred.
  • Ability to learn internal systems quickly, including strengths, limitations and how systems are integrated/connected
  • Systematic approach to applying risk-based stress factors, ideally in a technology-led process
  • Strong commitment to accuracy and attention to detail to ensure quality work
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to demonstrate complete discretion and confidentiality - must be able to handle extremely confidential information in an expeditious and discretionary fashion
  • Experience and ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple tasks, challenges, and aggressive deadlines
  • Experience in responding effectively to inquiries from various levels of management
BENEFITS

PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and wellbeing 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
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: $ 155,000.00 - $ 240,000.00

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.

Job ID  R103802
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