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Janus Henderson Investors Client Reporting Executive 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.

Corporate Title:Client Reporting Executive

Department:Global Operations

Reporting Line:Client Reporting Manager

Location:London

The Department

The department consists of 2 teams: Performance and Client Reporting Services with the following responsibilities:

  • Formal measurement of the investment performance of all Henderson’s funds on a regular basis and production of performance reports, attributions and portfolio analysis information for use by multiple departments

  • Production and issuance of Retail and Institutional Client Reporting (not including any regulatory requirements) and Factsheets

Overview of the Role

The Institutional Client Reporter will work as part of a team that manages the

co-ordination and production of accurate and complete reports which meet set timeframes and client deadlines.

You will take part in an initiative to review the output (detailed below), prior an exercise to streamline content across the team, achieve greater automation and migrate reports onto existing core systems

These include:

  • Monthly accounting reports

  • Quarterly investment reports

  • Annual Investment reports

  • Board meeting reports

  • Transaction Cost reporting

  • Bespoke Client specific reports

  • Other relevant reports and information e.g. Commission Reporting, Risk reporting

  • Ad hoc reports and valuations as requested

Duties and Responsibilities

You will:

  • Participate and positively contribute to ad hoc projects, system testing and enhancements

  • Liaise with Performance; IT, Client Services, Fund Management, Sales Channels and answer any report related queries

  • Review all current output and make recommendations to aid greater automation and standardization

  • Quickly become a technical SME on existing in-house systems

  • Liaise with third parties such as BNP Paribas to ensure technical support is received on all issues concerning administration, investment accounting and custody

  • Investigate and answer queries that arise from reports and other information requests produced for both clients and internal departments.

  • Measure personal performance against agreed measures to assess performance for each reporting cycle

  • Review and actively contribute to the processes and procedures to continually improve the effectiveness of reporting

  • Maintain information on client contact systems so that it is complete and accurate for each client

  • Be involved in new reporting projects e.g. building out new templates, new workflow and processes

  • Compile all information required for client audits and dispatch in a timely manner

  • Work closely with Client Account Management team during the new client take-on process in order to ensure that reporting requirements can be met

  • Maintain and improve investment knowledge and Henderson’s investment management process e.g. monthly fixed interest and equity meetings, quarterly investment updates etc.

  • Develop personal profile, be proactive with your own training and strive to improve process

  • Carry out additional duties as required

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Educated to a minimum of A level standard or equivalent

  • Excellent IT skills – Vermilion VRS - Microsoft – Excel, PowerPoint, Word & Bloomberg and exposure to investment reporting platforms and applications

  • Previous experience in client reporting function within an asset management firm

  • Prior proven experience of process improvement and project experience (system migration)

  • Visual Basic knowledge

Competencies Required

  • Excellent Organisational Skills - meeting deadlines and producing accurate and complete work first time round, under time pressure and with competing demands

  • Good teammate - work collaboratively with colleagues in Reporting and the wider business – Client Services team, fund Managers, Client Directors, IT and Performance – to deliver great client service

  • Excellent Communication Skills – ensure prompt and effective communication with all internal and external partners in order to enhance report production and delivery. Attention to detail – understands investment performance and fund accounting. Ensure all reports are 100% accurate

  • Analytical – match written information on markets and investments and associated fund data and be able to identify, investigate and resolve anomalies.

  • Quality focus – producing reports to clients’ requirements

  • Questioning – remain curious, with a mind-set that challenges accepted practices in order to drive improvements to working processes

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance training

  • Annual Attestation (Knowledge and Competence in-scope roles only)

Compliance Requirements

At 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.

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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