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Financial Accountant - Expenses

Janus Henderson Investors
London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 20, 2023

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Why work for us?
Janus Henderson is a leading global active asset manager. We exist to help our clients achieve their long-term financial goals. Our team exemplifies our values of putting clients first, acting like owners and succeeding as a team. Our culture is high-energy, collaborative, and forward-thinking with opportunities to grow in an exciting career. We invite you to consider joining our dynamic, global team!
Our culture is the foundation for how we interact with clients and one another as part of our unique, people-focused work environment. We support a flexible hybrid working model that allows teams to build a strong and positive culture by inspiring innovation and increasing collaboration. Currently our hybrid working model allows employees to work 3 or more days in office and the remaining time remotely.
Employees and Managers will discuss and determine what schedule works best for them and the team, with additional flexibility available based on the role, business needs, and individual circumstances. JHI Workplace Practices is subject to change as the future of work within our organization evolves.
Your opportunity
- Reporting into one of our Finance managers, this is a key role in our team and one that provides excellent opportunity for growth and development
- We are looking for someone who can become a subject matter expert on all the non-compensation expenses for the UK & European business
- This will involve building excellent relationships with people in our business and other members of the Finance team
- The successful candidate will use these relationships and understanding to accrue expenses accurately on a monthly basis, reconcile them effectively and provide high quality and insightful commentary and variance analysis
- This will be done in a well-controlled manner to ensure the numbers reported are as accurate and timely as possible
- As well as expense accruals, the role will also encompass ownership of the tangible and intangible fixed assets, prepayments and the foreign exchange processes
- In addition, the role will be involved with liaising with the auditors and being a legal entity controller for 2 of our UK entities, including our core expense entity, Janus Henderson Administration UK Limited.
- Carry out other duties as assigned
What to expect when you join our firm
- Hybrid working and reasonable accommodations
- Generous Holiday policies
- Excellent Health and Wellbeing benefits including corporate membership to ClassPass
- Paid volunteer time to step away from your desk and into the community
- Support to grow through professional development courses, tuition/qualification reimbursement and more
- All-inclusive approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- Maternal/paternal leave benefits and family services
- Complimentary subscription to Headspace - the mindfulness app
- All employee events including networking opportunities and social activities
- Lunch allowance for use within our subsidized onsite canteen
Must have skills
- Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and work with the team - especially important given the regular interaction with various departments
- Ability to work accurately and independently with excellent attention to detail and pride in presentation and delivery of workpapers
- Results driven approach, including ability to make enhancements and improvements and transparency to processes
- Ability to get up to speed quickly, but also enthusiasm to take time to understand the area and its requirements
- Ability to take a step back and review and challenge
- Ability to meet deadlines, for example at month end
- Ability to analyse data and provide relevant financial insight
Nice to have skills
- A trainee or part qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent)
- Experience of working in a global organization
- Excel experience
- Proficiency with SAP (ERP, BPC and BAO) will be beneficial
Supervisory responsibilities
- No
Potential for growth
- Mentoring
- Leadership development programs
- Regular training
- Career development services
- Continuing education courses
You will be expected to understand the regulatory obligations of the firm, and abide by the regulated entity requirements and JHI policies applicable for your role.
Janus Henderson (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 at its sole discretion).
All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus Henderson 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 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.

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