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Janus Henderson Investors Business Finance Analyst in Singapore

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: Business Finance Analyst

Department: Finance

Reporting Line: Business Finance Manager, Asia Pacific

Location: Singapore

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.The Business Finance team is part of the wider FP&A team, reporting to the CFO.

Thekey team deliverables of the Business Finance team isproviding end to end finance support to the business by working to:

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

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

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

  • Produce and track 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.

  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis as required by management.

Overview of the Role

This role sits within the Business Finance team, a team with 15 analysts, senior analysts and managers located in Singapore (2), London (6) and Denver (7).You will work alongside and support the Business Finance Manager inproviding end to end business finance support to the Asia Pacific Senior Management.

You will be responsible for contributing to and delivering core financial planning and analysis outputs as part of the wider firm processes and serve as a partner to senior business leaders to drive resource planning and control, as well as to support and facilitate effective forward looking business decision making with commercial insight to identify opportunities to create value.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will:

  • Produce and develop monthlyAUM, flows, expenses and headcount reports for Asia Pacific Distribution Heads and Senior Management Team.

  • Partner and work directly with regional sales, product and marketing teams on their financial planning and budgeting.

  • Support distribution and marketing heads to build, review, prioritise and validate budget for their business area including projects and strategic initiatives.

  • Compile regional budget and forecast for group consolidation and direct input to Central Planning Systems.

  • Work with HR to manage and monitor headcount and resource budget.

  • Support the regional product team with financial analysis on new products and initiatives.

  • Support functional Business Finance leads on Asia Pacific related financials.

  • Collaborate and work proactively with the wider FP&A and Business Finance teams in London and Denver as well as Asia Pacific Accounting team to improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness of day to day responsibilities.

  • Liaise with various system teams on system data integrity and hierarchy change.

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

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • A qualified accountant (CPA, CA or equivalent)

  • Minimum of 2 years Investment Management industry experience

  • Budgeting and Forecasting experience

  • Experience of working with senior management / business partnering desirable

  • Experience of working in a global organisation desirable

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to assimilate information quickly and gain consensus from multiple stakeholders when required.

Competencies Required

  • 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 by:

  • Annual Performance Appraisal

  • Completion of all assigned Compliance training

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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