Janus Henderson Investors Manager (Credit Risk), Financial Risk 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.

Title: Manager (Credit Risk), Financial Risk

The Department

The Financial Risk team is part of the wider Enterprise Risk team within the Risk & Compliance function at Janus Henderson, which reports to the Chief Risk Officer (CRO). The Financial Risk team is primarily responsible for assessing and monitoring the financial risks including counterparty credit risk, liquidity risk, and market risk oversight at Janus Henderson. .

Overview of the Role

As the Financial Risk Manager you will focus primarily on Counterparty Credit Risk within the Financial Risk team, while supporting liquidity risk management activities. You will be responsible for understanding firm-wide counterparty risk exposures, and providing regular reporting to meet both business and regulatory requirements. And, will perform counterparty credit risk assessments including both annual reviews and on-going surveillance to monitor the credit risk, and firm-wide exposure to Janus Henderson from counterparties.

The successful candidate will provide local Counterparty Credit Risk expertise in the EMEA region, reporting to the Deputy Head of Financial Risk located in the US.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update as needed the global Counterparty Credit Risk policy and related procedures to request a new counterparty, assess and approve new counterparties, and the ongoing monitoring of existing counterparties,

  • Track regulatory changes impacting counterparty credit risk and ensure all aspects of the program meet applicable regulatory requirements, and new regulatory changes.

  • Support the global Counterparty Credit Risk Committee.

  • Serve as secretary of the global Counterparty Credit Risk Committee, responsible for all aspects of the administration of the Committee,

  • Perform counterparty credit risk assessments of all Tier 3 counterparties for approval by the Chair, Counterparty Credit Risk Committee,

  • Identify and address risk concentrations, limits, policy violations, and other high risk situations requiring corrective action.

  • Partner with relevant Janus Henderson teams to development and enhance firm-wide tools for assessing, monitoring and reporting on the various aspects of the program.

  • Produce Board reporting and metrics on counterparty credit risk.

  • Represent the Counterparty Credit Risk Program in due diligence activities as needed.

  • Support the Financial Risk team in delivering an effective global liquidity risk management program including the ability to become proficient in firm and jurisdiction specific regulatory requirements for liquidity risk management, and take on additional responsibilities for assessing, monitoring, and reporting liquidity risk.

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in business, finance or equivalent work experience required.

  • Some experience in the financial services industry, to include relevant experience in risk management, credit or counterparty management, and liquidity risk management.

  • Experience working with support tools such as FOCUS reports, credit risk ratings and reporting.

  • Experience using both quantitative (CDS, Z-Score, Credit Ratings) and qualitative measures of counterparty credit risk.

  • Understanding of regulatory rules and regulations related to Counterparty Credit Risk management.

  • Knowledge of financial market products, asset management products, and asset management industry preferred.

  • Creative thinker with the ability to solve problems, and execute.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills,

  • A desire to learn and work on all aspects of Financial Risk at Janus Henderson.

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders across all levels of the business.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Self-starter, with the ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal,

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance training.

Compliance Requirements

At a minimum the role requires the individual to:

  • Place the interest of Janus Henderson’s Clients first and always act in accordance with TCF (Treating Customers Fairly) principles.

  • Understand and comply with any federal, state, and foreign laws and regulations applicable for the role, and seeking the guidance of Compliance if this is unclear at any time.

  • Understand and comply with all relevant Janus Henderson policies applicable for the role, and seeking the guidance of the relevant policy owner if this is unclear at any time.The individual in the role is ultimately accountable for his/her own actions and is 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.