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Janus Henderson Investors Analyst, Business Finance in London, United Kingdom

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.

Role:

Analyst, Business Finance

Location:

London

Department:

Finance

The department

The Finance team is a core part of the Janus Henderson business, currently with approximately 80 members of staff globally with 15 in Business Finance.

Overview of the role

You will sit within the business finance team, a team with 15 analysts, senior analysts and managers located in Singapore (2), London (6) and Denver (7). The Business Finance team is part of the wider FP&A team, reporting to the CFO.

You will support the Business Finance Manager for Corporate, Operations and Risk & Compliance functions. The role will help provide end to end business finance support to these business areas. In addition, the role will assist in delivering the initial UK Value Assessment regulatory requirement and ongoing work to support it.

You will contribute to and deliver core financial planning and analysis outputs as part of the wider firm processes and serve as a partner to business leaders to drive resource planning and control and to support and facilitate effective forward looking business decision making with commercial insight to identify opportunities to create value.

Key team deliverables:To provide end to end finance support to the business by working to:

  • Ensure budgets and forecasts agreed by the Exco and functional Exco members are managed appropriately, flagging risks where necessary.

  • Enable functional heads to manage the resources of their global teams.

  • Provide independent advice and support to the business as well as challenging where appropriate.

  • Production and tracking of accurate and efficient budgets and forecasts.

  • Ensure the group MI team has appropriate commentary and support to report monthly results and changes in forecasts to Exco.

  • Ensure business functions have sufficient finance representation and support for projects, initiatives and supplier or client commercial arrangements.

  • Meet regulatory reporting and analysis requirements

  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis as required by management.

Duties and responsibilities

You willbe supporting the Business Finance Manager to:

  • Helping to analyse and interpret UK Value Assessment regulatory reporting requirements (fund profitability)

  • Work with finance technology team to develop profitability analysis and reporting

  • Deliver well understood monthly expense reporting with any relevant analysis

  • Deliver and continue to develop reports on AUM, flows, expenses and headcount

  • Compile budget and forecast analysis in line with forecasting cycles

  • Work with HR on resources management, headcount and budget monitoring

  • Support other Business Finance leads as required

  • Collaborate and work proactively with wider FP&A and Business Finance teams in London, Denver and Singapore.

  • Respond to ad-hoc reporting requests from Business Units to support decision making

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned.

Supervisory responsibilities

  • No

Technical skills and qualifications

  • Graduate in Financial / Business / Mathematical / Analytical or similar course

  • Some experience working in a similar team

  • Strong Analytical skills with the ability to assimilate information quickly

  • Budgeting and Forecasting experience desirable

  • Investment Management experience desirable

  • Experience of working in a global organisation desirable

Competencies required

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

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels

  • Team player with a flexible results driven approach

  • Self-starter with proven problem solving capabilities

  • Able to understand the objectives and priorities of the business

  • Ability to develop relationships within the Finance Department and the wider business functions

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Ability to adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment

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

  • Annual performance appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned compliance training

  • Annual attestation (Knowledge and Competence in-scope roles only)CompliancerequirementsAt a minimum the role will require you to:

  • Place the interest of Janus Henderson’s Clients first and always 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 you would like further explanation or direction regarding this

  • Understand and abide by all Janus Henderson policies applicable to your role, and ask for the support/guidance of the policy owner if you are unsure at any time

  • You are ultimately accountable for your actions and responsible for seeking further information on any or all of the above as necessary.For those in scope of Knowledge & Competence (MiFID II)

  • Knowledge of financial markets, financial markets function and the impact of economic figures and national/regional/global events on markets

  • Understanding of issues relating to market abuse and anti-money laundering

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.

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