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

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.

The department

The Finance team operates across all business lines to maximise stakeholder returns. With approximately 80 members globally, the team represents a wide range of expertise and experience, servicing the UK, Continental Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.

Overview of the Role

This London-based role, reporting directly to the Denver-based Business Finance Manager sits within the Business Finance team, which is primarily responsible for providing end to end financial support to Business Units, working closely with Executive Committee (ExCo) members and Senior Management. The team’s objective is to optimise use of the firm’s financial resources. This includes global resource planning, implementing and adhering to financial controls and facilitating effective forward-looking business decision making with commercial insight to identify opportunities to create value.

The Business Finance team works closely with the FP&A to collectively form the Global FP&A & Business Finance Team, which provides business partnering, Budgeting & Forecasting, Management Information and Executive level support to the CFO, across the firm and to various external stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

Working in close collaboration with a Denver based Senior Business Finance Analyst you will support the London based Technology teams by:

  • Providingexcellent business finance support to the Technology organisation

  • Be the primary link between Technology and Business Finance, communicating efficiently with Senior Management up to ExCo level

  • Troubleshoot issues and work to resolution

  • Supportthe Technology teams with:

  • Regularreporting and analysis:

  • Expense and headcount reporting, highlighting risks and opportunities

  • Transaction analysis and investigation

  • Project and initiative process and reporting

  • Other operational metrics relevant to Technology

  • Financesupport to business led projects and business plans:

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  • Business expansion, contraction or reallocation

  • Buy/build analyses

  • Efficiency optimisation

  • Process re-design

  • Budgeting and forecasting:

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  • Responsible for end to end budgeting and forecasting process

  • Develop financial plans and forecasts on an annual, quarterly, and ad hoc basis

  • Ad hoc analysis:

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  • Supports cross-functional special projects

  • Actively input into driving process efficiency

  • Proactively identifies and resolves problems that may be complex in nature

  • Finance Platform:

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  • Participate in projects to enhance or improve the use of the finance technology platform

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned.

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) or equivalent

  • Some FP&A or management reporting experience preferably across multiple functions

  • Experience of supporting Technology teams desirable

  • Strong financial modelling skills

  • Advanced competency with Microsoft Excel and proficiency with other Microsoft Office tools

  • Ability to analyse data and provide relevant financial insight

  • Investment Management industry experience preferred

  • Proficiency with SAP BPC, Anaplan or other financial reporting software a plus

Competencies Required

  • Team player with a flexible, results driven approach

  • Excellent analytical ability with a good attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to challenge, influence and manage key stakeholders

  • Able to work independently to research, analyse, synthesise and present complex qualitative and quantitative data clearly

  • Strong organisational/administrative management skills, with the proven ability to work effectively under pressure, and manage multiple projects and assignments under tight deadlines

  • Ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment

  • Able to understand the objectives and priorities of the business

  • Ability to work efficiently within a global team

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

  • Annual performance appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned compliance training

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.

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