• Group Reporting Accountant. 12 month fixed term contract.

    Requisition ID 2450125
    Job Family GB-London
  • Posting Description

    Group Reporting Accountant, Part Qualified or Qualified. CIMA, ACCA or ACA. 12 month fixed term contract.


    We’re hiring!


    Aon are currently recruiting a Group Reporting Accountant to join our team in London on a 12 month fixed term contract. The primarily responsible for:


    The role will be primarily focused on the UK Group Close, Non-Trade Working Capital requirements and complex on-shore Central Accounting responsibilities.


    The role will be responsible for the UK Group close including assisting with provision of all key submissions, providing accurate Working Capital data for non-trade areas of Accounting and complex on-shore accounting requirements for Central Accounting – primarily Pensions, Insurance accounting and Impairment reviews.


    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.


    About the Role


    As a Group Reporting Accountant some of your key responsibilities will involve;


    Group Reporting and US GAAP Close;


    Complete required Balance Sheet reconciliations for owned Balance Sheets in Trintech (Other Long Term Investments, E&O etc).

    Perform preliminary whole UK consolidated Balance Sheet analysis on WD4, and feed out questions to BU Controllers and FP&A as relevant. Consolidate the balance sheet review performed by different team members for Manager review, working closely with colleague in Krakow UK GL team.

    Work closely with Krakow UK GL team to produce up to date values for monthly/qtly and annual Working Capital Plan and Forecast for non-trade areas, including review of variance analysis and historical data of performance per PS account level to be reviewed at whole UK and EMEA level.

    Manage overall UK E&O process working closely with the legal department and EFC GL colleague to ensure all provisions are reviewed, posted and reconciled on the Balance Sheet and reporting provided to Governance teams on a quarterly basis

    Run Annual processes for gathering of SOX 10K analysis and provision of data to Parent Accounting teams, working closely with FP&A and Business Unit Controller teams and Corporate Consolidations teams.


    Central Accounting;


    Pensions monthly and quarterly Accounting and annual Pensions SOX controls, qtly local GAAP requirements, assisting with annual local GAAP disclosure preparation and ad hoc Pensions payment requirements, working closely with actuaries and governance team.

    Central Accounting on-shore analysis tasks – primarily, detailed review of Asset Impairment, Allocation of Insurance costs liaising with external and internal auditors and pension’s tripartite reconciliation.

    Work with the business to improve the quality, accuracy and timeliness of information requests and reports.

    Work collaboratively with the UK Finance, EMEA Finance Centre and other teams within the organisation to complete tasks and activities more effectively.

    Filling ONS Surveys based on the data provided by EMEA finance team.

    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 Group Reporting Accountant your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

    CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualified or part qualified.

    Proven experience in a reporting function

    Knowledge of UK / US GAAP accounting standards

    Principles of Fiduciary Accounting, Equity and Consolidations accounting preferable

    Ability to influence colleagues at different levels essential, and to build strong collaborative

    on-going working relationships with colleagues of different levels

    Proven analytical and problem solving skills

    Self-starter with a disciplined and organised approach to work

    Effective communicator with the ability to influence


    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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