Janus Henderson Investors Analyst, Business Finance 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: Analyst, Business Finance

The Department

The Finance team is a core part of the Janus Henderson business, currently with approximately 80 members of staff globally with 20 in Business Finance.

Overview of the Role

This person will be responsible for supporting the Business Finance teams located in London, Denver and Sydney and providing business partnering support for the Corporate functions of finance, human resources, procurement and strategy.

The team’s objective is to drive resource planning and control and to facilitate effective forward looking business decision making with commercial insight to identify opportunities to create value.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the business finance team with:

  • Regular reporting:

  • Expense and headcount reporting

  • Transaction analysis and investigation

  • Budgeting and forecasting:

  • Develop in to expert SAP BPC user (training to be provided)

  • Own process to load and review forecast and budget information

  • Actively input into driving process efficiency

  • Ad hoc analysis:

  • As required to support functional finance business partners.

  • Finance Platform:

  • Take ownership for elements of the finance platform such as maintenance of master data.

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

Other Functions

Assumes additional duties as assigned.

Key Team Deliverables

  • Ensure budgets and forecasts agreed by the Executive Committee are managed appropriately, flagging risks where necessary

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

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

  • Production and tracking of accurate and efficient budgets and forecasts

  • Ensure the FP&A team has appropriate commentary and support to report monthly results and changes in forecasts to the Executive Committee

  • Ensure business functions have sufficient finance representation and support for projects, initiatives and supplier or client commercial arrangements

  • Preparation of ad-hoc analysis as required by management

Primary Working Relationships

  • Business Finance team – based in London, Denver and Asia

  • FP&A and Planning team

  • Accounting and External Reporting Team

  • Senior Business Management

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate in Financial / Business / Mathematical / Analytical or similar course

  • Part qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent)

  • Prior experience working in an FP&A or business finance role

  • Experience of working in investment management desirable but not essential

  • Ability to analyse data and provide relevant financial insight

  • Excellent excel skills

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 problem solving capabilities

  • Able to learn and understand the objectives and priorities of the business

  • Ability to develop relationships within the Finance Department and the wider business

  • 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 trainingCompliance RequirementsAt 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.