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Janus Henderson Investors Risk Analyst in Denver, Colorado

We are a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for our clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products. We are truly global, supporting our individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. Our high-energy and collaborative culture at Janus Henderson helps our client achieve their goals and ensures that our people love the place they work.

The department

The Risk and Compliance function (“R&C”) forms the second line of defence in the firm’s global risk management framework and champions a culture of risk and compliance throughout the organisation. The function effectively partners with the business to ensure that everyone complies with our external regulatory requirements and expectations, and internal policies and procedures so we can deliver for our clients. R&C works to keep the firm abreast of all regulatory obligations, changes and developments within a rapidly changing regulatory landscape, as well being a trusted adviser on financial, operational and regulatory risks and the controls that are in place to mitigate against these.

Overview of the role

You will be responsible for supporting the Senior Manager, Enterprise Risk in implementing effective risk management practices and risk culture within the business and acting as a dedicated risk partner and trusted advisor for designated business areas. This includes the delivery of the ERBP plan and activities allocated to them for the specific business units.

This role provides opportunities to actively engage with and support stakeholders at all levels and includes both remediation and “Business as Usual” activities.

Duties and responsibilities

You will:

  • Support ongoing evaluation of the design and efficiency of governance practices in place across the specific business units. This includes, supporting efforts to establish and improve governance mechanisms to manage and mitigate potential business risk.

  • Support the monitoring of mitigating actions where risk exposures are growing and/or where risk appetite statements have been breached.

  • Support the delivery of business-owned policies and procedures globally for designated business units, taking into account local regulatory requirements confirmed by the Compliance teams.

  • Participate in the design and delivery of action plans crafted to mitigate instances of non-compliance with policies and procedures, supporting the business in the completion of waivers and exceptions where appropriate.

  • Work closely with the control and risk owners to support delivery of Risk and Control Self Assessments (RCSAs) that are robust and aligned to the RCSA methodology. Ensure RCSAs are documented within the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) system.

  • Support in the documentation of issues identified through Risk and Control Self-Assessments. This includes lessons learned and findings from the Assurance functions, external auditors and regulators.

  • Support the design of adequate remediation plans ensuring timely and appropriate risk mitigation outcomes based on the business residual risk target and the firm’s risk appetite statements.

  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of remediation actions documented in the GRC system.

  • Responsible for risk event remediation oversight, including supporting the business when a risk event has been identified through regular discussions, updates and reporting through resolution.

  • Support the delivery of deep dives, control assurance and testing activities where appropriate.

  • Gather and provide feedback around the embedding of the Enterprise Risk Management Framework and the effective use and development of the GRC system.

  • Assist with delivery of projects and on-going risk training.

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned.

    Technical skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and relevant industry experience preferred.

  • Professional qualification preferred but not essential e.g. IMC.

  • Understanding of the financial services industry; asset management experience preferred.

  • Good understanding of risk management methodologies and techniques preferred.

    Competencies required

    In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include:

  • Strong planning, analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to effectively network, build and maintain relationships with clients, including key partners.

  • Proven writing and verbal communication skills and ability to adapt delivery styles to various audiences.

  • Pro-active and self-sufficient with ability to escalate where appropriate.

  • High standards of delivery and very good presentation skills.

  • Ability to be resilient and stay motivated under pressure or facing tight deadlines.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and meet deadlines.

  • Willingness to continuously learn and develop oneself to maintain industry and technical knowledge.

  • Pragmatic, with a business oriented approach.

    Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed, in line with applicable regulatory requirements, by:

  • Annual performance appraisal.

  • Completion of all assigned compliance training.

    Compliance requirements

    At a minimum the role will require you to:

  • Place the interest of Janus Henderson’s Clients first, act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles.

  • Understand and follow laws and regulations applicable for your role, seeking the help of your supervising manager or Compliance if additional guidance is required.

  • Understand and abide by all Janus Henderson policies applicable to your role, and seek support/guidance of the policy owner guidance when required.

  • You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.

    Compensation Information

    The base salary range for this position is $45,000 to $55,000. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.


    Annual Bonus Opportunity: Position is eligible to receive an annual discretionary bonus award from the profit pool. The profit pool is funded based on Company profits. Individual bonuses are determined based on Company, department, team and individual performance.

    Benefits: Janus Henderson is committed to offering a comprehensive total rewards package to eligible employees that includes; competitive compensation, pension/retirement plans, and various health, wellbeing and lifestyle benefits. To learn more about our offerings please visit the Why Join Us section on the career page here (https://www.janushenderson.com/careers/) .

    Janus Henderson (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 at its sole discretion).