The Company Henderson Global Investors and Janus Capital Group recently merged to form Janus Henderson Investors. Janus Henderson is a leading global active asset manager with AUM of more than U.S.$320 billion and a combined market capitalization of approximately U.S.$6 billion.
Janus' strength in the U.S. markets will be combined with Henderson's strength in the U.K. and European markets has created a truly global asset manager with a diverse geographic footprint, which closely matches the global fund management industry
The Department The Finance team is a core part of the Janus Henderson business, currently with approximately 80 members of staff globally with 20 in Business Finance.
Overview of the Role This London-based role, reporting directly to the London based Head of Business Finance will be responsible for supporting the London based Business Finance team and providing end to end financial support to the London based risk and compliance team.
The team's objective is to drive resource planning and control and to facilitate effective forward looking business decision making with commercial insight to identify opportunities to create value.
Duties and Responsibilities
Support the business finance team with: o Regular reporting: Expense and headcount reporting Transaction analysis and investigation o Budgeting and forecasting: Expert BPC user Own process to load and review forecast and budget information Actively input in to driving process efficiency o Ad hoc analysis: As required to support functional finance business partners.
Work with Business finance lead based in Denver to support the UK based risk & compliance teams and other senior managers as required to: o Support end to end financial planning for UK based Risk and Compliance team. o Co-ordinate business planning and prioritization and ensure all financial impacts of the Janus Henderson integration are captured, analysed and reported. o Monthly expense reporting and analysis to regional senior management and Denver based business finance team highlighting risks or opportunities to achieving agreed budgets and forecasts. o Work with business functions and the MI team to ensure appropriate cost drivers are used for profitability modelling.
Key Team Deliverables
Ensure budgets and forecasts agreed by the Executive Committee are managed appropriately, flagging risks where necessary
Enable functional heads to manage the resources of their global teams
Provide independent advice and support to the business as well as challenging where appropriate
Production and tracking of accurate and efficient budgets and forecasts
Ensure the MI team has appropriate commentary and support to report monthly results and changes in forecasts to the Executive Committee
Ensure business functions have sufficient finance representation and support for projects, initiatives and supplier or client commercial arrangements
Preparation of ad-hoc analysis as required by management
Primary Working Relationships
Finance Business Partners – based in London, Denver and Asia
MI and Planning team
Financial Control and External Reporting Team
Senior Business Management
Technical Skills and Qualifications
Graduate in Financial / Business / Mathematical / Analytical or similar course or part qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent).
Experience of working in investment management desirable
Ability to analyse data and provide relevant financial insight
Excellent excel skills
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Team player with a flexible results driven approach
Self-starter with problem solving capabilities
Able to learn and understand the objectives and priorities of the business
Ability to develop relationships within the Finance Department and the wider business
Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Ability to adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment