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Janus Henderson Investors Derivatives Onboarding Specialist in London, United Kingdom

Why work for us?

Janus Henderson is a leading global active asset manager. We exist to help our clients achieve their long-term financial goals. Our team exemplifies our values of putting clients first, acting like owners and succeeding as a team. Our culture is high-energy, collaborative, and forward-thinking with opportunities to grow in an exciting career. We invite you to consider joining our dynamic, global team!

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 3 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.

Your opportunity

  • Have responsibility for being the central coordination point both internally and externally for counterparty trading documentation, onboarding and owning the relationship and all escalations accordingly

  • Partner with various internal stakeholders like Legal, Compliance, Enterprise Risk, and wider Operations teams, as well as TPAs to coordinate and prioritise the derivatives onboarding process for Janus Henderson products and client accounts

  • Provide a central source of knowledge for Trading documentation and respond to internal and counterparty queries

  • Manage internal relationships with Trading desks and Portfolio Managers with respect to derivatives onboarding and day to day support where required

  • Manage counterparty KYC, credit reviews and due diligence on behalf of the Janus Henderson products and client accounts

  • Manage regulatory reporting set-up with counterparties and vendors

  • Implement appropriate controls where required ensuring any procedures/policies is updated in line with any changes

  • Provide subject matter expertise to support on key process changes and technology initiatives impacting the Derivatives Onboarding Team or overall Global Operations team

  • Input and contribute to the team’s development; this includes keeping abreast of industry and regulatory developments, changes with respect to counterparties and derivative reforms, and analysing the impacts they will have on JHI and trading documentation

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned

    What to expect when you join our firm

  • Hybrid working and reasonable accommodations

  • Generous Holiday policies

  • Excellent Health and Wellbeing benefits including corporate membership to ClassPass

  • Paid volunteer time to step away from your desk and into the community

  • Support to grow through professional development courses, tuition/qualification reimbursement and more

  • All-inclusive approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Maternal/paternal leave benefits and family services

  • Complimentary subscription to Headspace – the mindfulness app

  • All employee events including networking opportunities and social activities

  • Lunch allowance for use within our subsidized onsite canteen

    Must have skills

  • Experience and knowledge of working with complex securities trading documentation across financial business e.g., ISDA/CSA, CDEAs, MSTFTAs, CFD agreements and Prime Broker documentation is desirable

  • Understanding of derivatives instruments, including FX, OTC swaps, ETDs, Repos, CFDs

  • Strong stakeholder management skills

  • Detail oriented work ethic and strong controls mindset

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and time management skills

  • Process driven but adaptable

  • Take ownership of solving problems, meeting deadlines, and delivering to a high quality

  • A positive attitude towards change and modernization.

  • Able to calm situations and see positive solutions to problems

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work autonomously as well as within a team environment

    Nice to have skills

  • Previous experience in financial services, particularly asset management is advantageous

  • Understanding of the core instruments, products and funds used by Asset Managers

  • Strong IT skills; intermediate excel preferred

    Supervisory responsibilities

  • No

    Potential for growth

  • Mentoring

  • Leadership development programs

  • Regular training

  • Career development services

  • Continuing education courses

    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).

    All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson 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 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.