Janus Henderson Investors Front Office Services Analyst (FTC) 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: Front Office Services Analyst

The Department

The Front Office Services team (FOS) is part of the Investment Services department and is situated within the front office. The team is responsible for:

  • Act as an intermediary for the front office into the business and externally

  • Representing the front office on business projects and relevant corporate strategy implementations.

  • Inputting and prioritising process and technical changes on behalf of Investment Management.

  • Providing an escalation point for Investment Management.

Overview of the Role

The role is for an analyst based in London, reporting into the Front Office Services Manager (UK).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Represent the Front Office on strategic projects and working groups, owning issues and delivering actions

  • Support the prioritisation, assessment and delivery of IT Change, including managing small changes and projects.

  • Undertake business analysis, detail business requirements and contribute to all levels of project delivery

  • To provide business support to the fund managers and dealers in Equities and Fixed Income teams globally.

  • Interface with other Janus Henderson departments and external vendors as a point of escalation and source of technical operational expertise.

  • Represent investment management on new product and fund launches to ensure all front office impacts are considered.

  • Responsible for managing Investment Management Business Continuity.

  • Coordinate the implementation and development of new instruments and new markets.

  • Support the Investment Services department globally.

Other Functions

Assumes additional duties as assigned

Technical Skills and Qualifications

The ideal candidate for this role will have strengths in each of the following areas:

Leadership

  • Will be an ambassador for Front Office Services and Investment Services.

  • Will develop a strong understanding of the investment team’s processes and champion change.

  • Will have good organisational skills and time management.

  • Has the ability to operate and communicate with all areas of the business.

  • Will be self-motivating and quickly support the development of the Henderson business.

Investment Management

  • Will have good experience and knowledge of the asset management business

  • Will have a detailed understanding of the core business areas and processes.

  • Will have a good understanding of the underlying product types

  • A good understanding of Charles River is preferable.

Personal Skills

  • Strong coordination and process management skills.

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

  • Knowledge of asset management business.

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Able to develop relationships with fund managers and other stakeholders within the business and externally.

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.