Janus Henderson Investors Global Research Analyst - Fixed Income in Denver, Colorado

Janus Henderson Global Investors is a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a broad range of actively managed funds.

We provide our institutional, retail and high net-worth individuals with access to skilled investment professionals representing a broad range of asset classes including, equities, fixed income, multi asset and alternatives.

We are a team of independent thinkers who work tirelessly to help our clients achieve their goals – and we do it by fostering an energetic and collaborative culture that ensures our people love the place they work.

Headquartered in London, Janus Henderson is a truly global asset manager with a diverse geographic footprint, managing assets from 27 offices globally and employing more than 2,000 staff.

Overview of the Role

This role provides portfolio managers and the investment team with relevant information and recommendations regarding investment attractiveness of multi-currency corporate bonds and other fixed income and equity instruments e.g. bank loans and convertible bonds. To analyse a company's position within its industry, sales and profit estimates, projected free cash flow estimates, and credit metrics. Make Overweight, Marketweight, Underweight and Avoid recommendations with projected risk adjusted total returns for individual securities. Conduct bottom up fundamental analysis of individual companies, focusing on business factors such as financial performance, competitive industry analysis, quality of company management, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generalist focused on identifying investment opportunities within the global credit markets across both the investment grade and high yield universe.

  • Selection of the best risk adjusted total return global securities with a focus on downside protection

  • Comprehensive understanding of the general and strategic drivers of the global bond and leveraged loan markets

  • Research select industries, companies, and geographic markets

  • Build, update and maintain financial and valuation models with a focus on free cash flow forecasting

  • Produce notes on relevant investment themes, earnings and breaking news events

  • Synthesize and assess financial industry data

  • Forecast growth, evaluate competitive position within an industry, determine quality of financial statement information, analyse potential downside scenarios

Other Functions

Assumes additional duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work and make decisions independently

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Advanced MS Word, Excel, Bloomberg and internet skills

  • Ability to build and maintain detailed financial models

  • Ability to multi-task, organize, and assimilate large amounts of information quickly

  • Deep understanding of corporate finance and accounting

  • Deep understanding of global corporate markets

  • 3 years minimum financial investment analysis experience required

  • Degree in finance, economics, accounting, or related field typically required

  • CFA, CPA or post graduate degree preferred

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance training

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Overtime may be required on short notice and may include evening, weekend, holiday hours

  • Typical office environment with telephone, desktop computer, copier

  • Ability to travel.

Janus Henderson Investors (including its subsidiaries) will not maintain existing or sponsor new industry registrations or licenses where not supported by an employee’s job functions (as determined by Janus Henderson Investors at its sole discretion).

All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson Investors' Investment Advisory Code of Ethics related to personal securities activities and other disclosure and certification requirements, including past political contributions and political activities. Applicants’ past political contributions or activity may impact applicants’ eligibility for this position. Janus Henderson Investors is an equal opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. All applications are subject to background checks.