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Business System Analyst/PM
Ref No.: 18-04849
Location: Denver, Colorado
 Looking for a cross between a business analyst and a project manager. This is one the protfolio solutions team, within the porfolio investments group. This team supports all front off people. Think, people that make Janus money. Advisers, and people of that nature.

They need someone that knows the business (asset allocation) a CFA would be great but not needed at all, and understands how IT works as well. (someone who can create complex SQL queries in Oracle OR SQL Server, find the data, and analyize it).

They are also looking for someone with knowledge and experience working with data of various types of securities or fixed income instruments. 

Official JD here:

External (Role Summary and Job Description):

Title: Business Systems Consultant Lead

The Company
Our Client is a leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products.

We support our individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset, and alternatives.

We are a team of independent and innovative 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.

Overview of the Role
Responsible for the development and planning of business systems requirements for new systems, system changes or enhancements in coordination with business users, management, other IT resources and/or vendors. Works closely with business partners to identify and analyze practical solutions through existing or new business systems technology. Primarily works on larger inter-connected business processes, projects of large scope, and or extremely complex environments that usually involve multiple departments or have a company-wide impact. Offers senior level business analysis expertise to less experienced business analyst staff. Prepare and present analysis findings and recommendations to project teams, business departments and up-to and including executive management.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Applies in-depth knowledge and proficiency of supported business areas and engages business partners in evaluating opportunities for process integration and refinement.
  • Conducts research on best practices and industry/functional trends as required.
  • Identifies specific business requirements as communicated by a sponsoring business area, including cross-referencing requirements articulated by multiple business areas.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with business contacts, IT departments, and vendors.
  • Organizes and facilitates meetings/workshops where business requirements and application objectives are articulated, accurately captured and maintained/distributed appropriately.
  • Assists business areas in developing ROI strategies of proposed solutions and interpreting cost/benefit analysis for presenting/ communicating back to Senior Management.
  • Participates in project reviews with business sponsors in all phases of a project to ensure the project is on-track and to aid in maintaining business support, involvement and acceptance.
  • Prepares status reports and presentations for various types of audiences and levels of management as required.
  • Assesses complete project work plan down to a detailed task level and execute assigned tasks/ deliverables according to a defined timetable in a quality, detailed and timely fashion.
  • Assists in the development of testing, training development/support, and launch plans as required to aid in the delivery of a quality product, designed for user acceptance and adoption.
    Other Functions
  • Assumes additional duties as assigned
  • Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Offers senior level business analysis expertise to less experienced business analyst staff.

    Technical Skills and Qualifications
  • Expert knowledge in the analysis of business process, workflow, and modeling.
  • Expert knowledge in the analysis of computer applications that cross numerous operational and service disciplines.
  • Expert knowledge and abilities in Business Requirements gathering and requirements validation.
  • Demonstrated excellent abilities with Root Cause and Effect analysis.
  • Demonstrated advanced data workflow, processing, and validation.
  • Experience working with various types of service vendors in the Information Technology and Mutual Funds industries.
  • Experience working in a matrix and/or outsourced environment.
  • Experience working in a task-oriented environment by where project management practices and disciplines are the key methods towards job execution.
  • Knowledge of the Mutual Fund business and related computer applications and business procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to communicate information technology concepts to non-technology personnel.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with all levels of management, staff, outside vendors, contractors, and consultants.
  • Working knowledge of prevalent PC operating systems, networks, tools.
  • Ability to work at the highest technical level of most phases of systems analysis.
  • Ability to train and guide the work of less experienced business analysts.
  • Always exhibit the highest level of discretion and confidentiality.
  • Eight years' experience in business and systems analysis.
  • Five years' experience in workflow/process analysis.
  • Four years' experience managing complex application projects.
  • Four years' experience in the Mutual Fund industry preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree required

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

All applicants must be willing to comply with the provisions of Janus' 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 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.

U.K. Compliance Requirements
At a minimum the role requires the individual to:
  • Place the interest of 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 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.