Asset Information Associate/Sr. Associate Asset Information Associate/Sr. Associate …

PIMCO
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
PIMCO
in Austin, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Asset Information Associate/Sr. Associate
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 $1.91 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,800 employees in 17 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:

This role is based in Austin, TX.
The Asset Information team is responsible for establishing and maintaining PIMCO's proprietary reference data warehouse. The team utilizes a variety of vendors and sources including Bloomberg, Markit, MSCI and Reuters as well as offering documents to ensure the accurate population of security and issuer level data. The Asset Information team's other core responsibilities include answering complex product related inquiries, performing data integrity analysis, ad hoc research projects, and working with development teams to further expand and enhance our proprietary systems.
In this position, you will focus on creating new security masters while assisting the team on projects and inquiries. As the Asset Information team has exposure to all the products that PIMCO trades, you will learn the mechanics of the instruments, how the data is stored throughout our internal systems, and how end users are consuming the information. The position requires frequent interaction with teams throughout the organization, including: Legal, Compliance, Technology, Analytics, Risk, Account and Portfolio Management. If you have a strong technical background and a solid understanding of the financial markets, we would like to hear from you.
Core Responsibilities
  • Create and maintain security master information
  • Monitor daily quality assurance checks
  • Reference data analysis and ad hoc projects
  • Answer data related inquiries for various departments throughout the organization
  • Submit system enhancements and work with technology teams to implement


Position Requirements:

Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelors Degree, preferably in Economics or Finance
  • MBA, CFA, or active status in either program is a plus
  • 1-3 years of professional work experience within the financial services industry
  • Previous reference data experience and knowledge of the financial markets
  • Consistently produce accurate, high quality results with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines while managing several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong technology skills, including proficiency in MS Excel and SQL


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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