Senior Financial Analyst - Chelmsford
Aon are currently recruiting a Senior Financial Analyst - Global P&L Lead to join our team in Chelmsford.
The role is responsible for the accounting; financial control/oversight and analytics of the intercompany operating and non-fiduciary transactions that get reported within the Profit & Loss across all Aon Businesses globally.
The role is responsible for delivering all BAU requirements whilst driving strategic initiatives and project based work to improve processes and controls of the function, so that exposures to Aon are mitigated to acceptable levels.
This role will be required to work closely with the EMEA Finance Centre in Krakow to collaborate on financial reporting, analysis and finance initiatives that support Aon strategic objectives.
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 the Senior Financial Analyst some of your key responsibilities will involve:
Timely and accurate preparation and robust review of P&L variance analysis on a monthly basis
Specific accountability for all matters concerning the Global Health & Benefits P&L
To lead meetings when reporting on P&L performance and to provide insightful management information, which will allow the business to make decisions and understand issues.
Work with global finance teams to ensure there is clear understanding of end to end processes/flows of recording transactions and related impact of operational processing feeding the financial systems.
Maintain a clear outline of risks and controls at all stages of the process and lead on issue remediation as needed.
Review SLA’s with global controllership, including consequences for failure to meet and review these SLA’s on an on-going basis.
Prepare P&L updates for and attend monthly performance meetings with Global Intercompany Tower Team and Global Controllership.
Work with the business to improve the quality, accuracy and timeliness of information requests and reports.
Oversee the financial close as it relates to fiduciary ledgers and fiduciary accounts. This should include timely and accurate P&L reconciliations and insightful analysis
Responsible for maintaining and updating the Global Intercompany Policy where P&L related.
Work collaboratively with the UK Finance, EMEA Finance Centre and other teams within the organisation to complete tasks and activities more effectively.
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.
As the Senior Financial Analyst your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Qualified accountant (CIMA) with strong experience in financial accounting and analyst roles
Knowledge of relevant financial systems preferred
Self-starter with a disciplined and organised approach to work
The ability to advocate across multiple functions to achieve common objectives
The ability to balance priorities and workload to manage multiple projects
Strong analytical and proven problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence
Good attention to detail
Ability to travel internationally as needed
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.