Janus Henderson Investors Investment 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.

Title: Investment Analyst

Overview of the Role

Our investment philosophy is growth at a reasonable price, aiming to take advantage of pricing inefficiencies in the market as well positive and/or negative cash-flow revisions that impact stock prices. Detailed fundamental stock analysis is expected to further develop any stock idea for a portfolio decision to be made. The analyst must value the stock and present this to the portfolio managers. This is done through the use of various valuation methodologies such as CFROIs, DCFs, SOTP and/or earnings models. An analysis and deep understanding of financial, strategic and operational risks is required alongside management meetings with researched companies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Independent equity research

  • Analysis may focus on individual securities and/or industries

  • Undertakes research visits with a wide range of companies. Compiles reports to share with fund managers and other analysts on findings and conclusions

  • Makes buy, sell or hold recommendations to fund managers. Generates relevant ideas for fund managers to incorporate into portfolios

  • Where relevant, may liaise / co-ordinate with trading, operations and client service areas on administrative projects relating to the fund

Other Functions

Assumes additional duties as assigned

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Some relevant experience in Asian Pacific/Hong Kong China equity analysis. Buy-side or Sell-side experience is acceptable.

  • A competent understanding of financial statements and accounting standards, as this is the major source of our fundamental analysis.

  • An ability to perform deep analysis of key investment and valuation issues within a short time frame to recommend new ideas for portfolio inclusion. An understanding of key drivers impacting equity value.

  • Excellent analytical skills, seeking to present original high-conviction research with track record of generating investment ideas and the ability to conduct fundamental research using various valuation techniques including: cash-flow based DCF, SOTP, earnings models etc.

  • A high standard of Microsoft Excel and Bloomberg skills.

  • CFA or relevant Accountancy qualification

  • Mandarin speaker

Competencies Required

The capability to work on his/her own initiative, be pro-active, highly motivated and capable of maintaining ongoing analysis of existing portfolio holdings whilst managing time to evaluate new investment ideas. He/she is confident in presenting conviction ideas and is able to demonstrate a logical thought process to arrive at conclusions.

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.