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Finance Business Partner


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Aon Hewitt are currently recruiting a Finance Business Partner to join our team in Epsom. The Finance Business Partner will be primarily responsible for partnering with the business to conduct strategic financial planning, decision making in relation to commercial cost-benefit analysis, and support Aon corporate objectives related to working capital, return-on-invested-capital, free cash flow, organic revenue and margin expansion.


About Aon Hewitt


Aon Hewitt empowers organisations and individuals to secure a better future through innovative talent, retirement and health solutions. We advise, design and execute a wide range of solutions that enable clients to cultivate talent to drive organisational and personal performance and growth, navigate risk while providing new levels of financial security, and redefine health solutions for greater choice, affordability and wellness.  Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human resource solutions, with over 30,000 professionals in 90 countries serving more than 20,000 clients worldwide.  For more information on Aon Hewitt, please visit


Aon is an equal opportunities employer.  Aon's recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.


About the Role


As a Finance Business Partner some of your key responsibilities will involve:

  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with senior executives within allocated business unit and lead all finance initiatives related to that business unit including representing finance on their Executive Committee.
  • Provide strategic analysis, forward looking guidance and challenge to the annual and long term plans that contribute to the commercial development of the business.
  • Monitor the overall financial performance of the business and report progress on all key financial metrics and business initiatives providing monthly updates to the senior executives in the business and Finance Directors.
  • Continuously develop and implement key performance measures, including trend analysis and other operational data to provide insightful and challenging contribution to the overall running of the business.
  • Partner with the EMEA Finance Centre and other teams to deliver analysis and insights to influence the business and drive financial performance.
  • Work with the EMEA Finance Centre on the month end close and reporting process as well as budgeting and forecasting cycles and ensure that it meets the needs of the local country, regional and global stakeholders.
  • Ensure the business adheres to and actively manages the revenue recognition policies and financial control procedures in line with the revenue quality management (RQM) function and its responsibilities as the first line of defence.
  • Coach and mentor Finance Senior Analysts to assist them in the progression of their role and prepare them for advancement.
  • Responsible for working in accordance with the Aon UK Limited Risk Management Framework, and compliance with the Aon UK Limited policies, including participation in the management of risks (including completion of mandatory training) that may adversely affect the business, interests or reputation of any Group Company.

About you


As a Finance Business Partner your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


Education/Professional Qualifications:

  • Qualified Accountant [CIMA / ACCA / ACA Qualifications.]

Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to understand the business and communicate the wider financial impact of business decision making to senior executives and governance committees.
  • Strong financial acumen and commercial awareness including demonstrable experience in business partnering.
  • Experience of working in a financial services regulated environment.
  • Experience in preparing management reports and budgets, revenue recognition, cost benefit analysis, financial controls, budgeting and reporting.
  • The ability to effectively influence and challenge senior executives.

Salary and Benefits


This role offers a competitive salary and bonus, plus a comprehensive benefits package and 25 days holiday. Through our flexible benefits, you will also have the opportunity to choose additional benefits, including healthcare, childcare vouchers and additional holiday.


We’re happy to talk flexible working.  If you need to flex your working pattern, Aon offers flexible and agile working policies and we’re happy to discuss options with you upon application.

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