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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 $1.88 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.
As a Manager - Alternative Operations, you will join a team of professionals located in Newport Beach, CA, London, and New York which support PIMCO's Alternatives/Structured Products business, and includes complex hedge funds and private equity vehicles. You will engage with key stakeholders, including Portfolio Management, Legal, Compliance, Finance, and external service providers to ensure timely settlements and maintenance of all private debt investments across PIMCO. Examples of processes include: deal facilitation, settlement, income accounting and collection, cash wire controls, physical security registration, complex debt restructuring, and other operational functions. Responsibilities
Support PIMCO's private debt portfolio managers with settlement oversight and life cycle management on all private/originated loan trades
Provide necessary oversight and serve as an escalation point to outsourced provider performing back office related functions (settlements, asset setup, waterfall calculations, P&I processing, etc.)
Educate service providers and internal stakeholders on deal mechanics and structuring
Assist with complex loan amendments and restructurings
Manage cross functional projects to improve specific processes
Work with the Alternatives Finance team on fund development and deal facilitation issues
Develop proper controls and oversight for the private loan investments across PIMCO
Assist with the operational aspects of bespoke loan financings
Operational support across private and direct originated debt including term loan, revolver and delayed draw loans
Knowledge of loan settlement process including complex deal structures and control/pledge agreements
Understanding of loan set up, interest calculations, amendments, restructuring and loan agency
Management of fund level and asset based financings such as loan TRS, bespoke facility agreements
Ability to work in fast paced environment is a must
Experience with common private equity frameworks from booking and settlement through accounting and maintenance of deals post settlement.
Custody and accounting service provider relationship management for supported products
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree
Minimum 6-10 years of Operations experience supporting debt-related products
Demonstrated understanding of loan-based products, ideally term loans, revolvers, delayed draw, and private originated debt
Ability to pull out key terms from credit facility documentation and explain deal structuring
Solid understanding of fund accounting across complex asset classes
Proven experience with loan restructuring and physical registration
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, suitable for client meetings
Proven track record managing complex securities and processing tasks, particularly with financing instruments and strategies
Good working knowledge of Excel; Bloomberg is essential
Understanding of SQL and database query tools
Understanding of private equity legal structures
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