Janus Henderson Investors Risk Analyst 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

Responsible for supporting the Senior Manager, Enterprise Risk in implementing effective risk management practices and risk culture within the business, and acting as a dedicated risk partner and trusted advisor for designated business areas. This includes the delivery of the ERBP plan and activities allocated to them for the specific business units.

This role provides opportunities to actively engage with and support stakeholders at all levels and includes both remediation and “Business as Usual” activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support ongoing evaluation of the design and effectiveness of the governance practices in place across the specific business units. This includes, supporting efforts to establish and improve governance mechanisms to manage and mitigate potential business risk.

  • Support the monitoring of mitigating actions where risk exposures are increasing and/or where risk appetite statements have been breached.

  • Support the delivery of business-owned policies and procedures globally for designated business units, taking into account local regulatory requirements confirmed by the Compliance teams.

  • Participate in the design and delivery of action plans designed to mitigate instances of non-compliance with policies and procedures, supporting the business in the completion of waivers and exceptions where appropriate.

  • Work closely with the control and risk owners to support delivery of Risk and Control Self Assessments (RCSAs) that are robust and aligned to the RCSA methodology. Ensure RCSAs are documented within the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) system.

  • Support in the documentation of issues identified through Risk and Control Self-Assessments. This includes lessons learned and findings from the Assurance functions, external auditors and regulators.

  • Support the design of adequate remediation plans ensuring timely and appropriate risk mitigation outcomes based on the business residual risk target and the firm’s risk appetite statements.

  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of remediation actions documented in the GRC system.

  • Responsible for risk event remediation oversight, including supporting the business when a risk event has been identified through regular discussions, updates and reporting through resolution.

  • Support, where appropriate, the delivery of deep dives, control assurance and testing activities.

  • Gather and provide feedback around the embedding of the Enterprise Risk Management Framework within the business and the effective use and development of the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) system

  • Support the delivery of projects and on-going risk training.

Other Functions

Assumes additional duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities


Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and relevant industry experience preferred.

  • Professional qualification preferred but not essential e.g. IMC.

  • Understanding of the financial services industry; asset management experience preferred.

  • Good understanding of risk management methodologies and techniques preferred


  • Good planning, analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to effectively network and confidently build and maintain relationships with clients, including key stakeholders.

  • Good writing and verbal communication and ability to adapt delivery style to various audiences.

  • Pro-active and self-sufficient with ability to escalate where appropriate.

  • High standards of delivery and very good presentation skills.

  • Ability to be resilient and stay motivated under pressure or facing tight deadlines.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and meet deadlines.

  • Willingness to continuously learn and develop oneself to maintain industry and technical knowledge.

  • Pragmatic, with a business oriented approach.

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.

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.