Fixed Interest Analyst and Dealer

  • Competitive
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Janus Henderson Investors
  • 12 Sep 18
  • 2018-09-12

As a member of the Australian Fixed Interest team this role has responsibility for day to day cash management across a range of cash and fixed interest portfolios, portfolio modelling, trade execution, daily monitoring of investment performance and compliance with investment guidelines. Further, to assist with the credit research efforts of the team and other ad-hoc analytical projects.

~~Duties and Responsibilities

Dealing

• Cash flow management including investing in cash and short term money market securities
• Reviewing and verifying the daily performance of a range of cash and fixed interest portfolios. Ongoing monitoring of Portfolio compliance with stated investment guidelines
• Update of databases and maintenance of portfolio management risk systems
• Execution of trades including dealing of fixed interest securities and derivatives
• To work with investment operations to improve dealing and workflow processes including in-house systems
• To ensure data integrity within front office and client reporting systems liasing with global data management and IT change teams

Analytical

• Assist the credit team in undertaking fundamental credit research on corporate bond and asset backed issuers
• Provide analytical support to portfolio managers on various areas of research focus
• Maintain and enhance proprietary risk models and calculators
• Assist the Fixed Interest, Marketing, Client Service and product teams in providing portfolio information and data to external parties including preparation of in-house chart packs

Other Functions

Assumes additional duties as assigned

Technical Skills and Qualifications

• Undergraduate degree in Commerce or Investment related field
• Post graduate qualifications (commenced or completed) in a relevant discipline such as CFA or Masters of Finance and Investments preferred

Competencies Required

• Investment industry experience with knowledge of investment markets, the funds management industry and fixed interest asset class required
• Absolute attention to detail
• Strong written skills and the ability to produce investment reports and other documents
• Proven track record in problem solving
• Advanced mathematical aptitude including advanced Microsoft Excel skills
• A high level of proficiency in other software such as Microsoft PowerPoint advantageous
• A team Player
• Ability to manage expectations of key stakeholders
• Good time management skills
• Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise across multiple tasks

Ongoing competence in the role to be assessed by:
• Annual Performance Appraisal
• Completion of all assigned Compliance training
Compliance Requirements

At 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.

 

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Melbourne Victoria AU