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16501-Account Analyst Associate
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PIMCO | New York, NY
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Job Description

The Account Associate Group serves a unique and dynamic role that is based around the core responsibility of servicing PIMCO's institutional clients. The individuals that make up this team work within the broader account management group to ensure delivery of the highest level of service to clients. The primary responsibility of the associates and analysts is to work alongside account managers as part of dedicated relationship teams, gathering, analyzing, and discussing economic and fixed income trends, evaluating portfolio structures and strategies, and delivering performance attribution analyses. In addition to client servicing responsibilities, most members of the group participate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program through the CFA Institute.KEY RELATIONSHIPSPIMCO Investment Professionals including other members of the Account Management Group, Product Managers and Associates, and Portfolio Managers and Trade AssistantsCurrent and prospective clientsMAJOR RESPONSIBILITIESGather, analyze, and discuss market trends and data with colleagues and clientsAnalyze portfolio characteristics in the context of broader investment themesEvaluate risk reports, perform attribution research and conduct scenario analysisCreate customized client reports and respond to ad-hoc inquiriesDraft internal presentations and prepare client-servicing materialsSummarize and explain complex financial and economic concepts to educate clients

Position Requirements

Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel and strong knowledge of software applications in general, including but not limited to index-provider databases, query tools and BloombergSelf-starter, ability to work within the firm's demanding and highly focused environmentOutstanding relationship building skillsAbility to clearly articulate analysis, written and verballyKnowledge of fixed income securities and portfolio management techniquesWork effectively with all levels of personnel as part of a teamExcellent time management, multi-tasking, organization and communication skillsClear commitment to PIMCO's culture, values and approach EDUCATIONMust possess a four-year college degree with a preferred major in Business/Finance, Economics, or AccountingProgress toward the CFA designation is a plusACCOUNT ANALYSTIdeal candidates should have 0-2 years of experience in the financial services industry and a strong interest in fixed income and economics. College internships in finance, client-oriented roles are preferred. ACCOUNT ASSOCIATEIdeal candidates should have 2-4 years of experience in financial services, asset management, investment banking or accounting. A strong background and/or interest in fixed income and economics is important. Ideal candidates are familiar with fixed income instruments and the economic underpinnings of the fixed income asset class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


PIMCO Advisors L.P. offers a broad range of investment management services to institutional and retail investors. (Source: 10-K)