Monday, October 17, 2016

Portfolio Assoc, Short Term Trading, PIMCO - Newport Beach

Portfolio Associate, Short Term Trading Desk, PIMCO - Newport Beach
Title – Portfolio Associate, Short Term Trading Desk
Location – Newport Beach
Portfolio Associates must build solid internal relationships and partnerships with Portfolio Management and Account Management across the firm’s global offices. Additionally, the role frequently interacts with Product Management, Legal and Compliance, and Operations teams.

Portfolio Associates provide:
• Portfolio summaries
• Portfolio monitoring
• Performance and attribution analysis in addition to other requested analytics

Responsibilities include:
• Allocation of daily cash management and funding activity
• Managing real-time cash forecasting as liaison between Cash Desk and PMs
• Creating reports for risk monitoring
• Monitoring client portfolios’ position weights and product versus client guidelines
• Interacting with Compliance Department
• Assisting in Account Transitions
• Re-balancing of portfolios to model/target weights
• Generating allocation studies across a set of mandates or products in accordance with investment guidelines and benchmarks
• Responding to ad-hoc requests from the Portfolio Management team
12 hour work day typical; 4am PT start time
Job Requirements:
• 1-3 years of experience; strong, relevant internship experience acceptable
• Fixed Income technical skills and experience in a buy or sell side trade room
• Strong relationship skills and proven ability to build strong relationships with Portfolio Managers
• Well-refined communications skills. Able to work and communicate flawlessly with experienced Portfolio Managers. Can articulate ideas and strategies clearly, both verbally and in writing.
• Outstanding analytical skills with a proven ability to solve problems on a timely basis.
• Proven ability to operate efficiently in a high-pressure environment.
• Enjoy working collaboratively across the organization (especially with account managers) to resolve issues.
• Advanced abilities with Excel, SQL, business objects, and Bloomberg.
• Bachelor’s degree and strong academic record with concentration in math, science, finance, economics or other related quantitative/analytical field from a leading, accredited college or university.

PIMCO is an equal opportunity employer

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

Office Asst & Jr. Compliance Analyst, Advisor Solutions - Newport Beach

Office Assistant & Jr. Compliance Analyst, One Full-Time or Two Part-Time Opportunities, Advisor Solutions Group, Inc. - Newport Beach

Title: Office Assistant & Jr. Compliance Analyst, One Full-Time or Two Part-Time Opportunities
Company: Advisor Solutions Group, Inc., Newport Beach, California

Description: Advisor Solutions Group, Inc. ("ASG") is an established, growing regulatory compliance consulting firm providing comprehensive and customized compliance solutions to small and mid-sized registered investment advisers. ASG is seeking one full-time or two part-time individuals to assist with office administration and also to work closely with the other compliance team members and assist the team in supporting ASG’s investment adviser clients with customized compliance solutions.
The successful Office Assistant candidate will be responsible for the following:
  • General administration: Handle incoming inquiries; prepare general correspondence; scan documents; perform data entry; maintain company and client files (both electronic and hardcopy); provide administrative support for the entire office; other duties, as required.
  • Light accounting: Prepare client invoices; record income; process bank deposits; follow up on outstanding invoices.
  • Project administration: Maintain client databases; ensure that systems are in place to track and follow up on all items.
  • Specialized Tasks: Complete other tasks, special projects, and assignments as necessary.
  • Compliance Analyst job duties will include, but are not limited to:
  • Supporting the Compliance Consulting team
  • Drafting regulatory filings
  • Drafting disclosure documents
  • Drafting written compliance policies and procedures for clients
  • Reviewing marketing materials
  • Creating forms and compliance calendars
  • Assisting with annual review testing
  • Researching rules and regulations
  • Staying current on relevant regulatory changes
  • Completing special projects as assigned

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following:
  • 4-year college degree in accounting, business, law or related discipline preferred; or progress toward a degree for part-time position
  • 1+ years experience in an office setting preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills with timely and thorough follow-through
  • Exceptional attention to detail and willingness to double check work for accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize work to balance multiple projects and deadlines
  • Self-starter with the ability to work under limited supervision in a small office environment
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Exceptional customer service skills with a professional manner on the telephone and in person
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook, QuickBooks
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and team player
  • Unparalleled integrity and excellent work ethic
  • Strong desire for a career in compliance a plus

What we offer:
  • Exciting career position with growth opportunity
  • Salary (base + bonus) commensurate with relevant experience
  • Medical, Dental, Life, and LTD Insurance
  • 401(k) with Company Match & Profit Sharing Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible work schedule
This entry level position presents an opportunity to gain experience in the financial industry and is ideal for a detail oriented individual who is energetic and seeking a long-term career in compliance. Responsibilities may increase with the growth of the firm and increased experience.

To apply,
please e-mail your resume and salary history & requirements to