Janus Henderson Investors Valuation 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.
Our culture is the foundation for how we interact with clients and one another as part of our unique, people-focused work environment. We support a flexible hybrid working model that allows teams to build a strong and positive culture by inspiring innovation and increasing collaboration. Currently our hybrid working model allows employees to work 2 or more days in office and the remaining time remotely.
Employees and Managers will discuss and determine what schedule works best for them and the team, with additional flexibility available based on the role, business needs, and individual circumstances.
JHI Workplace Practices is subject to change as the future of work within our organization evolves.
Janus Henderson operates an outsourced model in partnership with our Third-Party Administrators (TPA). The primary focus of the Operations team is the oversight and management of the TPAs as well as supporting internal clients (for example the Distribution and Investment teams). Operations also support numerous projects and operational changes to maintain best practice operational processes.
Overview of the role
The Global Pricing Team analyzes assets to ensure appropriate valuations are applied. This includes equity, fixed income, derivatives (exchange traded and over-the-counter), and private placement securities. The team is responsible for the oversight of asset pricing completed at the outsourced Third-Party Administrators as well as fair valuation determinations. You will support the global business and facilitate growth by ensuring a risk-based approach to valuation. Key internal clients include Fund Managers, Trading, Product, and Risk & Compliance. Our team also has key relationships with JHI’s Third Party Administrators and outsourced providers whose services we supervise.
Duties and responsibilities
Develop and review valuation models based on market data and security/issue comparable and provide valuation recommendations
Prepare and present valuation matters to the regional pricing committee meetings
Research and resolve pricing discrepancies through analysis and work with third party vendors as needed
Create, document, maintain, challenge and recommend improvements to process flows
Complete price verification including the calculation of fair value adjustments
Answer questions from auditors and internal parties regarding asset valuation
Partner with various functional groups on valuation related issues and develop/implement appropriate measures to ensure fair value
Improve existing control frameworks and manage all aspects of service providers by reviewing TPA pricing processes, Service Level Agreements, Key Performance Indicators and associated reporting
Carry out additional duties as assigned
Technical skills and qualifications
Analytical approach with good problem-solving skills
Highly organized and excellent follow through skills
Some understanding of financial instruments (fixed income, equity, derivatives) and valuation concepts with an interest to learn financial markets and how the markets and market news impact valuation
Able to coordinate and track multiple threads of activity, deliver on tight timelines, hands-on approach to resolving issues and detail orientation
Able to work independently, gather information, make decisions and get results
Proven to be highly motivated with enthusiasm to learn the business and the clients we support
The ability to drive discussions with multiple groups across different business areas including traders, operations, controllers and technology to create business requirements specifications
Highly flexible and adaptable to a changing environment
Collaborate and work with multiple time zones and team members in different regions to deliver results in a truly global organization
Strong Excel skills preferred
Minimum 2 – 3 years of relevant experience
In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include:
Excellent attention to detail
Strong communication skills and ability to explain complexities in a comprehensive manner
Ability to build and maintain strong inter-departmental relationships
Willing to take ownership for delivery of tasks and able to solve complex problems
Proactive approach in the absence of clear or defined requirements
An excellent, collaborative team-player with a “can-do” attitude, willing to support a cross section of team functions
A hardworking, resourceful and eager to learn individual
Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed, in line with applicable regulatory requirements, by:
Annual performance appraisal
Completion of all assigned compliance training
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
The base salary range for this position is $75,000 - $90,000. 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).