Transaction Analyst, CRE Equity 6-12 month contract

London, United Kingdom
04 Mar 2023
24 Mar 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
PIMCO is a global leader in active fixed income. With our launch in 1971 in Newport Beach, California, PIMCO introduced investors to a total return approach to fixed income investing. In the 50+ years since, we have worked relentlessly to help millions of investors pursue their objectives - regardless of shifting marketing conditions. As active investors, our goal is not just to find opportunities, but to create them. To this end, we remain firmly committed to the pursuit of our mission: delivering superior investment returns, solutions, and service to our clients.

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.

The Transaction Manager will play a critical and central role in supporting the smooth operation of the closing activities for the EMEA CRE Equity Desk with respect to our Alternatives business. We are initially looking to hire someone to join the team on a 6-12 month consultant contract with a potential view of longer opportunities.

Location: London, UK

  • Liaison with PM and all relevant support groups (Legal/Ops/Finance/Tax/Risk/Compliance/TAs) to ensure all internal policies and processes have been completed prior to close
  • Coordinate with Trade Assistants and Trade Compliance to ensure smooth trade flow process
  • Assist PMs with Desk's deal pipeline management - including deal setup in DealCloud, monitoring and updating settlement information, coordinating with Alts Operations and Alts Finance on timing for liquidity purposes, as well as verifying pipeline info is properly flowing through to downstream reporting and work-streams
  • Deal Tagging updates - coordinate with Trade Assistants and Alts Finance on appropriate tagging in the Fund Custodian and Risk systems
  • Assist Desk PMs in review of quarterly Origination and Asset Management reporting
  • Responding to ad-hoc requests from Portfolio Management and other groups, as necessary
  • 1-3 years of experience in CRE or financial industry; strong, relevant internship experience acceptable
  • CRE Equity closing experience a plus
  • Compliance related experience and/or legal background a plus
  • Fixed Income technical skills and experience in a buy or sell side trade room a plus
  • Strong relationship skills and proven ability to build strong relationships with Portfolio Managers
  • Well-refined communications skills. Can articulate ideas and strategies clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Outstanding analytical skills.
  • Proven ability to operate efficiently in a high-pressure environment.
  • Enjoy working collaboratively across the organization to resolve issues.
  • Advanced abilities with Excel, SQL, iLEVEL, Power BI, and Bloomberg a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree and strong academic record with concentration in math, science, finance, economics, real estate, or other related quantitative/analytical field from a leading, accredited college or university.
Position Development Value:
  • Extensive exposure to senior industry experts 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

PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

PIMCO recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), age, military or veteran status, disability (physical or mental), any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws. The company also prohibits discrimination on other basis such as medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws.

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