Janus Henderson Investors Research Analyst - Fintech 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

Responsible for conducting fundamental research on equity securities in the small/mid-cap financial / financial technology sectors. Analyst conducts deep qualitative and quantitative research of industries and individual companies to anticipate future financial performance. Analyst will develop detailed financial models to project current and future value. Analyst is expected to make buy and sell recommendations and provide relevant supporting information to portfolio managers. Analyst is expected to collaborate closely with colleagues as a member of the Janus Henderson small/mid-cap team and the financial and technology sector teams.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct deep fundamental analysis within the financial and technology sectors.

  • Develop expert view and outlook of relevant companies and industries using primary and third-party research including extensive independent contacts such as competitors, customers, partners and other relevant industry participants.

  • Interview company senior management teams.

  • Accumulate and analyze proprietary and third-party data to interpret and anticipate industry trends.

  • Evaluate current and future competitive position and industry structure.

  • Analyze financial statements and reports, financial health, and earnings quality.

  • Forecast growth and project and model future revenue, profits, and cash flows.

  • Construct comprehensive valuation analysis including discounted cash flows and upside and downside scenarios

  • Synthesize research to form a differentiated view on companies, stocks, and industries.

  • Communicate articulately, concisely and persuasively.

  • Draft reports/notes on relevant investment themes, research, and breaking news events.

  • Partner closely with portfolio managers, colleagues, and team members as part of a collaborative, team-oriented culture and iterative investment process.Other FunctionsAssumes additional duties as assignedSupervisory ResponsibilitiesNone. Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong interest in stocks, economics, business, technology, and financial markets.

  • Background in equity research with relevant experience in technology, capital markets, financial services, private equity, or consulting considered.

  • Understanding of corporate finance and accounting.

  • Financial modeling experience including revenues, profits, assets, liabilities, and cash flows.

  • Familiarity with valuation tools and techniques including discounted cash flow analysis.

  • Experience with MS Office, financial desktops (Bloomberg, Factset, etc.), and statistical analysis. Other technical skills considered.

  • Exceptional analytical skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to function effectively in team-oriented environment but also work and make decisions independently.

  • Strong creativity, initiative, intellectual curiosity and drive.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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

  • 3+ years relevant experience buy or sell-side equity research.

  • Four-year degree in finance, economics, computer science, engineering or related fields preferred.

  • Post graduate degree such as MBA/MS a plus

  • CFA or progress toward a CFA a plus

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance trainingWorking 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

  • Substantive travel expected

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.