Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Asset Information Analyst, PIMCO - Newport Beach

Asset Information Analyst, PIMCO - Newport Beach
Position Description
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, the Asset Information Analyst will focus on creating new security masters while assisting the team on projects and inquiries. The Asset Information team has exposure to all the products that PIMCO trades so candidates will need to 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. A strong technical background is required along with a solid understanding of the financial markets.
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
-Bachelors degree - preferably in economics or finance
-MBA, CFA, or active status in either program is a plus
-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
PIMCO is an equal opportunity employer.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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