Janus Henderson Investors Tax Accountant 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 is responsible for a variety of income tax related projects, including federal and state income tax return preparation, planning and issue identification. The role also includes tax reserve, quarterly tax provision and sales and use tax responsibilities. The role requires effective research, documentation, and communication skills. The role will often work with functions outside of tax to obtain pertinent information.

This role requires a person with an inquisitive and analytical thought process who enjoys involvement in all aspects of taxation. This role often works independently to complete assignments that vary and may be complex.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in variety of functions necessary for income tax return preparation and review, research, and planning including estimated payments

  • Prepares quarterly tax provision work papers

  • Assists with tax notices and audits

  • Identifies and analyzes tax planning opportunities

  • Assist and provide analytical support in special tax projects

Other Functions

Assumes additional duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities


Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to interpret and use various tax materials, forms and instructions.

  • Ability to understand and interpret the Internal Revenue Code and regulations and apply the information.

  • Comprehensive accounting knowledge.

  • Ability to comprehend and utilize complex procedures with little guidance.

  • Advanced Excel knowledge.

  • RIA OneSource, SAP, CCH ProSystem fx knowledge a plus.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be detail orientated and highly analytical, and be able to identify tax issues and opportunities.

  • MUST HAVE minimum one to two years’ experience in TAX.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience, CPA and Master’s Degree in Tax is a plus.

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance training

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • PC usage up to 100% of the time.

  • Basic office equipment such as telephone, copier, and fax machines, etc.

  • Overtime and weekend hours may be required.

  • Position requires ability to work in an environment with tight deadlines and high accuracy standards.

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.