Janus Henderson Investors Equity Research Associate- Energy and Utilities in Denver, Colorado
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.
Overview of the Role
This Equity Research Associate will work under the general direction of Equity Research Analysts covering energy and utility companies. The position directly supports the analysts’ investment research process. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: the development and maintenance of financial models, survey construction/results interpretation, regulatory filing/conference call reviews, and other company / industry specific research and due diligence. The role may require a limited amount of travel.
Duties and Responsibilities
Conducts research and analysis to help evaluate investment opportunities.
Creates and maintains a variety of excel based financial models (company, industry/sector, macro).
Collects industry and company data through a variety of channels, including sell-side research firms, internal and external databases, trade publications, web scraping, and other online sources.
Reviews and organizes data, synthesizes information, and helps identify and analyze trends
Creates and maintains various surveys and checks with industry participants.
Independently exercises discretion in expanding assigned projects to enhance the stock selection process. Applicant must be an engaging, highly ambitious self-starter.
Participates in the sector team weekly meeting, company management meetings and general investment team meetings. Applicant must have the desire to dialogue directly with senior executives of publicly traded companies.
Assumes additional duties as assigned
Technical Skills and Qualifications
Ability to collaborate and develop relationships to enable effective completion of business objectives
Demonstrates intellectual curiosity, creativity, and analytical skills in areas of high complexity
Strong modeling skills required – need to be proficient in building and maintaining financial models to forecast future revenue, earnings and cash flows.
Multitasking and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects in a dynamic environment.
Ability to analyze financial data with the ability to accumulate, organize and assimilate large amounts of information.
Strong interpersonal and investigative skills, including the ability to probe for detail.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Self-starter with the ability to work and make decisions independently.
Advanced computer skills. MS Excel experience required.
Bloomberg and/or FactSet experience a plus
MUST be able to demonstrate a strong interest in the markets and investing.
Four-year degree in computer science, engineering, finance, economics, accounting, or related field required
Prior energy and utility experience preferred
High GPA strongly preferred
CFA certification or progress toward CFA certification a plus
Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:
Annual Performance Appraisal
Completion of all assigned Compliance training
Working Environment/Physical Activities
Overtime may be required on short notice and may include evening, weekend, holiday hours
Typical office environment with telephone, desktop computer, copier
Occasional travel possible
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.