Janus Henderson Investors Operations Analyst - Singapore 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: Operations Analyst

The Department

The Investment Operations department is part of the wider Operations department including Fund Operations and Performance Measurement & Client Reporting. The Investment Operations team supports the Investment Management department across the full range of equity and fixed income product lines and investment systems. In addition, the team provides a global middle office oversight function, interfacing between the front office and the various outsourced service providers.

The Team

The Singapore Investment Operations team is responsible for regional oversight of Janus Henderson Investors end to end middle office solution and delivery of investment operations services to internal and external clients. The team bridges the gap between the internal departments/clients and the middle office service provider by partnering with the service provider; this enables the business and wider operations to increase breadth, depth, and capabilities. The department strives to streamline, enhance, and optimize operational efficiency while reducing risk across business to safeguard the reputation of the firm and our client’s assets.

Key components of the Singapore Investment Operations team’s work includes providing trade support and data management services to the investment professionals located in Pan Asia, as well as performing a number of critical data quality reviews on the information that Janus Henderson investment professionals use globally.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review IBOR to ensure that the data used by portfolio managers, other internal / external clients and functions is of high quality and can be trusted for investment management and client reporting purposes.

  • Assist in the management and resolution of exceptions arising from the trade management and matching process across all asset classes.

  • Investigate data issues and their root cause(s) across Business As Usual (BAU) processes in order to constantly improve the quality of data and operating model.

  • Support portfolio management by ensuring the relevant applications are updated with their trade queues monitored and managed.

  • Provide oversight of Janus Henderson’s TPA’s in accordance with agreed governance and manage them to adhere to Janus Henderson’s outsourced model.

  • Review team processes and procedures ensuring the procedures are up to date and followed.

  • Improve BAU processes via automation or streamlining projects to improve efficiency.

  • Attend to ad-hoc requests/issues from portfolio managers, dealers and other internal / external clients.

  • Prioritise workload according to the requirements of clients and the team

  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external functions e.g. TPAs, IT Market Data Manager, Fund Management, Fund Control, Operations Strategy, Business Change, Trade Management, Investment Administration, Transitions etc.

Other Functions

Assumes additional duties as assigned

Technical Skills and Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent is desirable

  • Relevant industry qualifications e.g. IMC, IAQ are beneficial

  • Expert / advanced user of Excel (Macros / VBA)

  • Previous experience of working in an investment management or related environment is essential.

  • This may include either directly or via an outsourced provider

  • Strong instrument/asset and product/fund knowledge. E.g. Equities, bonds, derivatives, foreign exchange

  • A thorough understanding of investment management process and end to end lifecycle of a trade is beneficial

  • Knowledge of Charles River is beneficial

Competencies Required

  • Self-motivated. E.g. does not wait to be given a specific task

  • Confidence in dealing with people from various functions such as fund managers, dealers, TPA’s/back office and management

  • Ability to communicate effectively globally

  • Flexible approach with the ability to adapt quickly to meet business and client needs where appropriate

  • Ability to question, challenge and understand detail

  • Team player

  • Self-starter who will take responsibility for his/her actions

  • Good organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and coordinate tasks

  • Results driven

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.