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Overview of the role
Responsible for providing portfolio managers with relevant information and recommendations regarding investment attractiveness of equities and other securities in the Contrarian strategy. The Analyst conducts deep fundamental analysis of individual companies, focusing on factors such as: financial performance, competitive industry dynamics, technological innovation, quality of company management, etc. The Analyst will develop detailed financial models, including revenue/profit estimates, free cash flow projections, projected returns on capital, etc. Will be expected to project long-term values of stocks under coverage using discounted cash flow methodologies and make buy and sell recommendations.
Duties and responsibilities
Primarily s upport the Contrarian strategy
Conduct deep fundamental company/industry research and covering stocks that fit the Contrarian strategy mandate
Build financial models
Present new investment ideas and make stock recommendations.
Participates in sector team meetings, company management meetings, and general investment team meetings; must be able to host meetings with senior executives of publicly traded companies
Forecast growth, evaluate competitive position, determine quality of financial statement information, and analyze potential responses to worst case scenarios
Synthesize fundamental research to form a differentiated view on companies
C onstruct comprehensive valuation analyses
Draft reports/notes on relevant investment themes and breaking news events
Partner closely with portfolio managers, a key cultural tenet of the organization.
Carry out additional duties as assigned.
Technical skills and qualifications
MBA degree with 2+ years post MBA experience, or four year undergrad degree and 5+ years of financial analyst experience in investment management, private equity, or investment banking.
Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and strong analytical skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong work ethic and ability to work independently.
Demonstrates ability to work in a collaborative environment.
Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
Strong interest in the stock market and/or personal investment experience.
Background in equity research, technology, private equity, investment banking or consulting preferred.
Exceptional analytical skills and attention to detail.
Understanding of corporate finance, accounting, and experience with MS Word, Excel and research on the internet.
Ability to multi-task, organize, and assimilate large amounts of information quickly.
Progress toward a CFA a plus
Strong modeling skills required. Need to be proficient in building and maintaining financial models to forecast future revenue, earnings, and cash flows.
In addition to putting clients first, acting like an owner, and succeeding as a team, the competencies for this role include:
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Strong creativity, initiative and drive
Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate articulately, concisely and persuasively
Ability to work and make decisions independently as well as function effectively within a team
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships internally and externally
Commitment to doing whatever it takes to build the business
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.