• International Retirement Tax Consultant

    Requisition ID 2445107
    Job Family GB-London
  • Posting Description

    International Retirement Tax Consultant

     

    We’re hiring!

     

    Aon are currently recruiting a International Retirement Tax Consultant to join our team in London. You will be primarily responsible for supporting senior colleagues and provide some advice directly to multinational corporations on various aspects of their DC and DB retirement and other benefit plans throughout the world in connection with the governance, design, financing, taxation, investment and operation of those plans.

     

    About Aon

     

    Headquartered in London, Aon Plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

     

    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.

     

    The UK pensions landscape is evolving at a rapid pace. Economic challenges, legislative change, an ageing population and asset volatility pose a wide variety of risks and challenges to pension schemes. Trustees and scheme sponsors are faced with a range of decisions on difficult topics from managing risk to improving member engagement, setting an investment strategy to managing DC plans.

    Aon Retirement Solutions’ market-leading capabilities and award-winning expertise make us the perfect partner to help clients through their pension challenges. We can provide integrated and comprehensive solutions across actuarial, plan administration, investment and insurance disciplines, enabling us to serve our clients' unique needs every step of the way.

     

    About the Role

     

    Your impact as a International Retirement Tax Consultant:

    • Core focus areas include statutory and voluntary global DC and DB retirement and benefit plan design, financing, tax, investment, strategy and ongoing governance, and retirement and benefit issues related to international mobility, M&A and other business integrations/separations.
    • Uses technical international retirement and benefits knowledge and experience to be able to proactively advise clients on all aspects in the management of their retirement and other benefit plans around the world.
    • Team member or project manager for bigger projects providing support to senior consultants and coaching less experienced colleagues, working under limited supervision with verbal guidance.
    • Takes responsibility and is likely to deliver some smaller projects, working off own initiative. Prepares meeting materials and leads some client meetings.
    • Ensures quality by reviewing work and applying technical expertise. Efficiently manages deadlines and be in a position to work independently.
    • Provides support in new business development working closely under the guidance of senior colleagues.
    • Understands and reflects in practice Aon's vision, approach to client care, the development of individuals and all values and cultural aspects of Aon.
    • Responsibility 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

     

    Your knowledge and expertise:

     

    Qualifications:

    • Educated to degree level.
    • Likely to have full or partial professional qualification (actuarial, CFA, PMI, or equivalent).
    • May have passed IEBA international benefits diploma. 

    Experience and Knowledge:

    • Previous experience of working in an international retirement/benefits / expat tax team for another global consulting organisation; and/or
    • Previous experience working in-house for a multinational corporation and being responsible for the design and delivery of regional or global retirement and benefit plans; and/or
    • Previous experience at a provider, such as an asset manager or insurer.
    • Experience working both in and outside of the UK can be beneficial.
    • Proven ability to deliver good-quality retirement and benefits consulting advice to multinational corporations.
    • Proven ability to work in a multi-country team having regard to cultural differences.
    • Basic general knowledge of employer sponsored DC and DB retirement and benefit plans around the world with regard to design, operation, financing and tax.
    • Appreciation for differences in social security retirement and other benefits globally.
    • Experience in certain areas of international retirement (eg M&A, internationally mobile employees (including tax), benefit audits, governance and strategy design and implementation, new plan implementation, plan settlement, cross-border pension financing). 

    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 also offer tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organisation.

     

    Our Colleague Experience

     

    Every day, our colleagues make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. Together, we share this one purpose: to empower economic and human possibility around the world. This unifying goal is at the heart of our identity, and it lives in everything we do. To learn more about our colleague experience, visit Aon Colleague Experience.

     

    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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