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Securities Pricing Associate

PIMCO Newport Beach, United States
Posted 27 days 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.

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented junior Securities Pricing Associate to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will possess strong quantitative skills, proficiency in Excel, SQL, Python, and data modeling, and have a keen interest in financial markets. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our investment decision-making process and gain valuable experience in securities pricing within the asset management industry.

Key Responsibilities
  • Securities Pricing: Accurately price securities across various asset classes on a daily basis using quantitative models and market data; coordinate extensively with pricing vendors like ICE Data Services, Pricing Direct, and Markit, among others, to resolve pricing discrepancies.
  • Data Analysis and Modeling: Utilize Excel, SQL, and Python to analyze financial data, develop and maintain pricing models, and support investment decisions.
  • Market Research: Conduct research on market quotes on Bloomberg, analyze market trends, pricing methodologies, and valuation techniques to enhance pricing accuracy and efficiency.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with portfolio managers, pricing vendors, clients, custodian banks, and other stakeholders to gather insights and inputs for securities valuation.
  • Compliance and Reporting: Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, including those related to 40 Act funds, and assist in preparing reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Continuous Improvement: Contribute to the ongoing improvement of pricing processes and methodologies, leveraging technology and data analytics.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or a related quantitative field
  • A minimum of two years of relevant work experience, preferably in asset management or financial services
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, with proficiency in Excel, SQL, and Python
  • Experience with data modeling and familiarity with financial databases and tools
  • Knowledge of Fixed Income, Derivatives, Commodities, and Currencies is a plus
  • Knowledge of 40 Act Funds is a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • A proactive learner with a passion for financial markets and investment management
What We Offer
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment where your contributions are valued.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development in the asset management industry.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Exposure to a wide range of investment strategies and asset classes.
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: $ 82,000.00 - $ 88,000.00

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  R104157
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