Asia Projects & Onboarding Specialist

Singapore, Singapore
11 May 2022
10 Jun 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 $2.2 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 3,070 employees in 22 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:

  • Business Analysis: Analyze and document business requirements of the new initiative from an operations perspective and understand impacts or changes required. Facilitate solution design and controls together with the functional teams.
  • Project Management: Drive the delivery of the projects from initiation to completion in partnership with major stakeholders (Trade floor, Operations, L&C, Technology etc) in APAC. This includes managing multiple initiatives at one time and working with management to prioritize accordingly.
  • Stakeholder management: Update and manage stakeholders of project progress, questions, issues, and escalations in a timely manner.
  • Market / counterparty Onboarding: Support onboarding of brokers and markets for APAC accounts by coordinating with custodians, brokers, service providers and internal teams. Key markets in-scope include China, Korea, Taiwan, India as well as other Asia EM/ Frontier markets.
  • Market engagement: Build connections with service providers, brokers, custodians and buy-side peers to navigate common industry challenges and advocate best practice.

Position Requirements:

  • University degree in finance, accounting, or economics preferred. Graduate studies a plus.
  • 6 or more years' experience in the financial service industry.
  • In-depth experience in Investment Operations (Middle or Back Office) or Trade Support. E.g. trade execution, funding, confirmation, settlement, trade life-cycle.
  • Product knowledge in various asset classes including Fixed Income, Equities, FX, and Derivatives.
  • EM Asia Market knowledge or experience in trading or settlements in these markets.
  • Experience with Bloomberg trade order management systems will be beneficial.
  • Willingness to work in project-based environment. Previous project experience not mandatory but beneficial.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel required; experience with VBA, SQL beneficial.
  • Good written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, problem solver, detail oriented, resourceful and able to think strategically.
  • Has strong interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively and proactively with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Able to collaborate with teams to build trust, deliver successful project outcomes and drive the firm's strategic agenda.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being 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

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