2023 Client Solutions & Analytics Summer Intern

London, United Kingdom
15 Nov 2022
03 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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 $1.92 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:

Client Solutions Analyst, London

The Client Solutions & Analytics Group leverages PIMCO's intellectual capital and resources to help our clients make better investment decisions. The group seeks to generate actionable investment insights for clients by combining a deep understanding of their objectives with an analysis of potential market opportunities and risks. We expect the internship to be based in London.

Key responsibilities:
- Support Strategists in analyzing client portfolios and building presentations that detail PIMCO's analysis and conclusions
- Use proprietary software and external data sources to run risk analytics, optimizations, economic scenario analyses, and design bespoke investment solutions
- Manage a workload of multiple simultaneous projects while ensuring that deadlines are met
- Maintain standard presentation materials via periodic updates
- Develop an understanding of PIMCO investment strategies and their risks and benefits in different market environments
- Assist in monitoring the group's project queue and operating metrics
- Collaborate with Account Management, Analytics, Portfolio Management and Product Strategy groups
- Ad-hoc research projects and analyses

Position Requirements:

You're eligible to apply if you:
- Are an undergraduate currently pursuing a degree with an expected graduation date between January 2023 and July 2024
- Expected minimum 2:1 degree (or the equivalent) at an accredited college or university
- Are business proficient in English. Proficiency in additional European languages is highly desirable.

Skills required:
- Background in finance, economics, mathematics, statistics, and/or modeling
- Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
- Strong interest in the financial markets, macroeconomics, and investment finance
- Highly detail oriented
- Self-starter with strong production and results orientation
- Well organized with ability to manage multiple projects and work efficiently under tight deadlines
- Show ability to articulate ideas/strategies clearly, both verbally and in writing
- Must work well in a team environment and collaborate effectively with all levels of personnel
- Strong investment knowledge base across all asset classes, especially fixed income
- Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint; reasonable proficiency with Bloomberg, databases, and other analytic tools preferred
- Ideally, some programming skills in one of the following: Python, Matlab, SQL, VBA
- CFA designation or active status in program desired

The PIMCO Internship Experience:
- The PIMCO Internship Program runs for 10 weeks beginning in early/mid-June 2021
- During Week 1, you'll participate in PIMCO Fundamentals Training, providing you with the skills, knowledge, and relationships that will prepare you for success
- Alongside your colleagues, participate in PIMCO's Global Month of Volunteering , developed to heighten the impact of our employees' worldwide volunteer efforts
- Join us for a variety of cross-divisional education, networking & social events!
- Your supervisor, peer mentor, senior leaders and team offer guidance and mentorship throughout the summer
- You'll receive feedback at mid- and end-of-summer as part of a formal review process to keep you on the path to meeting your summer goals

How you should apply:

We review applications on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply by submitting your resume & cover letter as soon as you are ready.

What to expect during the interview process :
- After we receive your application, we'll conduct an initial resume & cover letter review. We'll send status updates throughout the process.
- You'll showcase your interests, skills, and personality by completing a phone interview with business representatives.
- If selected to move forward, you'll meet with us during final-round interviews conducted live via WebEx. Interviews typically consist of behavioral and technical concepts, as well as a role specific assessment.
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