Portfolio Associate - Canada
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.
Portfolio Associate Team Overview
Portfolio Associate team members directly support Portfolio Managers and build relationships internally with Account Managers, Product Managers, Legal and Compliance counterparts, Operations teams, and other Portfolio Associate teams across the firm’s global offices. On a day-to-day basis,
Portfolio Associates use their mathematical and fixed income training to actively monitor portfolios and markets to assist Portfolio Managers in measuring risk and managing client assets.
Portfolio Associates are responsible for supporting portfolio construction, implementation, performance attribution, and monitoring portfolio risk. They will be optimizing portfolios at the discretion of the PM’s, helping to implement themes across the portfolios in scope.
Position Development Value:
- Extensive exposure to industry authorities within Portfolio Management and across other functional areas of the firm
- A broad range of opportunities to collaborate with talented colleagues
- Learning environment focused on key buy-side portfolio risk and return principles
- Constructive feedback to foster career growth in addition to a formal annual review process
- Ensuring investment objectives are reflected across portfolios in scope
- Monitoring portfolio positions and products versus client guidelines in concert with Compliance team
- Coordinating with Portfolio Management on re-balancing of portfolios
- Utilizing proprietary risk systems for monitoring of portfolio exposures
- Assisting in account transitions and cash flow management
- Conducting performance and attribution analyses
- Tagging trades into risk categories within the portfolio
- Ad hoc operational tasks
- Responding to ad hoc requests from the Portfolio Management team
- Strong academic background in a technical field from a leading, accredited college or university
- Good understanding of fixed income asset classes, including knowledge of at least some of the following instruments; Treasury, Corporate, Securitized, Mortgages, FX and derivatives on all of these products.
- Outstanding communication skills are required to operate in a complex financial environment
- Excel “power user”
- Strong process-oriented background and ability to demonstrate keen portfolio risk and operational awareness
- Outstanding analytical skills with a proven ability to function efficiently and problem-solve in a fast paced and time-critical environment
Salary Range: $ 105,000.00 - $ 122,500.00
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