Janus Capital Group Investment Accountant 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 over $320bn of assets (as of March 31, 2017) from 27 offices globally and employing more than 2000 staff.

Responsible for the daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting, recordkeeping and reporting of assigned mutual funds. Analyzes data to identify potential issues and performs research to develop appropriate solutions. Controls and balances accounts and output, posts accounting entries and transactions to ledger according to established procedures and according to regulatory rules.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs calculations for assigned group of funds/accounts, which includes cash projections, reconciliation of trade activity and corporate actions, reconciliation of holdings, and review/analysis of income and expenses.

  • Analyzes fund/account data to identify potential problems and develop appropriate solutions.

  • Preparation of reports provided to internal and external customers, including maintenance of supporting documentation.

  • Ensures that required records are maintained and stored according to appropriate retention policy in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Assists in development of policies and procedures for work performed.

  • Assists in identifying opportunities for process improvement and greater efficiency.

OTHER FUNCTIONS: Assumes additional duties as requested or assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

  • General knowledge of investment and financial services industries preferred

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work independently within established guidelines

  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of MS Word and Excel; accounting system knowledge preferred

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple projects

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

  • One year investment accounting experience preferred

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent required

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Overtime may be required on short notice and may include evening, weekend, holiday hours

  • Typical office environment with telephone, copier, fax machine, calculator, fund accounting systems

  • PC usage up to 90% of the time

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.