Aon plc (NYSE:AON) 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 Lincolnshire, IL, USA
24 Apr, 2018
Experienced Hires
Responsibilities Aon Is Looking For a Retirement Finance Specialist As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our Retirement & Finance Consulting business group within Aon Hewitt in Chicago, IL. Your Impact as a Retirement Finance Specialist Job Responsibilities: Monitor contract/project end dates Follow up on expiring contracts in advance with project manager Draft initial contract based on prior year scope and any overall increases/changes to terms (using existing templates) Monitor auto-renewing contracts to ensure planned fee increases are implemented (assist with needed documentation of increases) Meet with project manager to determine invoicing/project requirements Complete project request form 2 weeks before prior contract expires -- Ensure project naming conventions are used (indicate ongoing vs. single year contracts) -- Consistent use of departments, products, and activity types (based on provided guidance) -- Ensure projects without contracts are connected to a client Maintain the project team list (if "enforce teams" option is utilized) Distribute project numbers to team Update project status for prior year projects upon completion of work (ensure time is not recorded after completion) Create and maintain summary of each client contract (for reference) Complete contract request forms and track processing Coordinate set up for contracts with multi-practice involvement (ensure compliance with thresholds for separate project/contract line set up) -- Ensure all projects are connected to the correct contract Review revenue plan, billing plan, and all other contract attributes after completion by Client Financial Analysts (CFA) to ensure accuracy (using available reporting) Compare AR terms in contract to invoice set up Confirm invoice contact is correct at set up Follow up with colleagues that need to correct time submissions Review fee support drafted by Project Manager and confirm revenue submission Ensure updates to revenue and billing plans are made, as needed Monitor revenue by contract based on internal thresholds Monitor revenue delayed by unsigned contracts Review monthly invoices for project managers Prepare/update any client specific invoice attachments Work with CFA to ensure invoice accuracy before sending to project manager for final approval Monitor client AR and assist in research of payments received without client instructions Handle client specific issues (such as purchase orders, etc.) You Bring Knowledge and Expertise Required Experience: Ability to analyze and resolve financial issues Strong Excel skills (lookups, pivot tables, intermediate functions) Strong written and oral communication skills Ability to partner and collaborate with colleagues across the globe and within various finance disciplines Appreciation of Sarbanes Oxley requirements Working knowledge of PeopleSoft a plus Ambitious, strong team player, willing to own responsibilities and take initiative Education: Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting 0 -3 years equivalent years of industry experience. We offer you: A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization. Our Colleague Experience: From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day.  They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another.  This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Careers About Aon: Aon plc (NYSE:AON) 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. DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Aon Toronto, ON, Canada
03 Apr, 2018
Graduate Hires
Responsibilities Aon Is Looking For an Analyst for our Investment Consulting Practice As part of an industry-leading team, you will help empower results for our clients by delivering innovative and effective solutions as part of our Investment Consulting business group within Aon, in our Toronto, Ontario office. As an Investment Analyst, you will report directly to the team lead and you will provide support to the local Investment Consulting team in the servicing of existing clients and prospects specialized in institutional investment consulting. Our focus is on adding value to our clients’ investment programs through development and application of innovative world‐class solutions, backed by our experience and the resources of Aon nationally and globally. Your work will positively impact significant investment pools and broad stakeholder groups. In addition to working with our extensive and diverse clientele, you will meet and liaise with top investment managers from Canada and around the globe. Your Impact As An Investment Analyst Job Responsibilities: Demonstrate your research and analytical skills, apply your knowledge to our clients’ long range investment strategies and build upon your knowledge and expertise in institutional investing; Support experienced analysts and consultants in all aspects of work servicing existing clients and prospects; Research investment issues and topics such as commission recapture programs, securities lending policies and soft dollar arrangements; Prepare presentations on investment topics (e.g. investment fundamentals, manager selection and manager structure); Review and amend governance documents (e.g. statement of investment policies and procedures, and terms of reference); Review investment structures of plans; Conduct searches for investment managers or CAP providers; Review the investment beliefs of clients; Review investment strategies for institutional clients; Write conclusions and recommendations and other sections in investment reports; Prepare performance monitoring client reports which includes: Peer reviewing work performed by other analysts; Gathering qualitative and quantitative data from external managers, custodians and other data providers; Calculating performance statistics; Creating and modifying charts and tables; Writing commentaries on the performance of managers; Drafting emails and letters in collaboration with consultants and peers; Presenting investment topics at internal team meetings; Keeping up to date about current financial events and news; Participating in internal seminars regarding current industry issues and technical training; and Working with a variety of investment and excel-based tools. You Bring Knowledge and Expertise Required Experience: Minimum of 1 – 3 years of relevant experience (may have been gained through co-op or intern programs); Relevant experience in a financial / investment consulting, insurance or pension environment working in an analyst capacity is preferred; Must be a highly motivated, self-starter, customer-service and team-oriented individual; General knowledge of the institutional investment industry, understanding of investment concepts and the financial markets; Business and investment industry acumen; Strong research and analytical skills; Highly organized and results-orientated individual, strong attention to detail and accuracy; Demonstrated problem solving skills, ability to make decisions and develop solutions; Superior oral and written communication skills; Strong mathematical and financial analysis skills, demonstrated ability using financial spreadsheet and investing programs; Ability to establish and develop relationships with stakeholders, colleagues and clients; Ability to multi-task, work under tight deadlines and adaptable to changing business needs; Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (e.g., array and look-up formulas); Thorough knowledge of MS Office Suite: Microsoft PowerPoint and Word; A keen desire to learn; and Must have a positive attitude combined with a desire to contribute to the success of Aon. Education : Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Finance, Economics, Business, Commerce, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, or related discipline; and Commitment to professional development. Working towards completion of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program is recommended. We offer you A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization. Our Colleague Experience: From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day. They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience. About Aon: Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Our more than 72,000 colleagues worldwide empower results for clients in over 120 countries with innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and technical expertise. To learn more visit aon.com. By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce as an Employment Equity employer (Women, People with Disabilities, Aboriginal Peoples, and Visible Minorities). DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Aon Farnborough, UK
12 Mar, 2018
Graduate Hires
Responsibilities Associate DC Pensions Consultant – Farnborough, UK We’re hiring! Aon are currently recruiting an Associate DC Pensions Consultant to join our team in Farnborough UK. The Associate DC Pensions Consultant will be primarily responsible for providing consulting support for the implementation and ongoing operation of our DC Pensions clients. 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 an Associate DC Pensions Consultant some of your key responsibilities will involve: DC Pensions Uses pension technical knowledge to support the consultants in delivering client reports and advice. Efficiently manage deadlines and be in a position to work independently for routine matters. Possess a good understanding of clients' needs to be able to manage clients for day to day contact. Manages routine client projects, with oversight from a more experienced consultant. Serves as day-to-day contact on smaller clients although will not be able to sign out authorised advice. Prepares meeting materials and has role in meetings. Producing reports and presentations for clients. Providing graphic design support for a range of the organisation's written communications (e.g. product information materials, brochures, presentations and case studies). Maintaining files as required, arrange storage and retrieval of files, ensure files are kept up to date with relevant documentation. Organising meetings and events, including complex multi- party meetings and adjust arrangements in response to changing circumstances. About you As an Associate DC Pensions Consultant your skills and qualifications will ideally include: Education A Level or equivalent. Professional Qualifications: Have or prepared to work towards professional qualification(s) e.g. CFA/ RFQ Level 4 Diploma. Experience, Knowledge & Skills Worked in a pension environment either in advisory or administration capacity. Detailed analytical approach to tasks. Ability to work in an environment which is deadline driven. Project management experience (not essential). Data analysis skills and knowledge of MS Excel. Good communication skills. 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.
Aon Norwalk, CT, USA
12 Mar, 2018
Experienced Hires
Responsibilities Aon is currently seeking an experienced senior level institutional investment consultant to join the Investment Consulting practice. This position can be located in Norwalk, CT; Atlanta, GA; Chicago or Licolnshire, IL; or New York, NY. The Investment Consulting practice provides advisory investment consulting services to a wide variety of institutional investors. This individual will have the following responsibilities Leads all aspects of client deliverables, interfacing with other teams in U.S. Investment Consulting Identifies and develops opportunities on client accounts, increasing the scope of existing projects and relationships Acts as senior support on U.S. Investment Consulting's largest clients; taking partial ownership for the relationships Is increasingly transitioning into lead consultant role on most clients Leads increasingly complex client relationships, providing proactive and creative support to clients. Applies good judgment and appropriate follow-through with firm employees, investment managers, trustees, and clients. Demonstrates initiative & ownership of client & research-related work. Manages and delivers loosely defined and complex practice/research area work and client projects Efficiently manages internal resources for effective handling of multiple client projects Viewed as subject area expert and/or adds to U.S. Investment Consulting thought leadership on specific client types ( foundations and endowments) or unique investment issues (e.g., transition management, custom target date funds, endowment spending model) Supports and leads marketing activities Demonstrates clear understanding and ability to articulate value proposition of all U.S. Investment Consulting services Functions collaboratively across Aon Hewitt practice areas and various regional leadership teams Leads/manages/mentors junior colleagues in the firm Leads ad hoc projects for U.S. Investment Consulting Senior Management Team / local leadership Qualifications At least 10 years of experience in financial/investment consulting environment, preferably working with institutional clients. A strong understanding of investment concepts and the financial markets. Strong analytical skills. Experienced with PCs and the Microsoft suite of business applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Ability to work well in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. Team player who can work with a variety of individuals. Ability to work independently on a variety of projects, receive instructions from a number of people and meet project deadlines. Excellent planning and organizational skills. Accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Clear and proven client relationship management skills. Requires substantial travel to service clients. Education & Certification 4 year college degree in relevant area (e.g., business, finance, economics) MBA and/or CFA highly desired We offer you Acompetitivetotal rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with agrowingworldwide organization. Our Colleague Experience: From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day. They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit Aon Colleague Experience. About Aon: Aon plc (NYSE:AON)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. By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be conti ngent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position. Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer. DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Qualifications Aon is currently seeking an experienced senior level institutional investment consultant to join the Norwalk, CT Investment Consulting practice. The Investment Consulting practice provides advisory investment consulting services to a wide variety of institutional investors. This individual will have the following responsibilities Leads all aspects of client deliverables, interfacing with other teams in U.S. Investment Consulting Identifies and develops opportunities on client accounts, increasing the scope of existing projects and relationships Acts as senior support on U.S. Investment Consulting's largest clients; taking partial ownership for the relationships Is increasingly transitioning into lead consultant role on most clients Leads increasingly complex client relationships, providing proactive and creative support to clients. Applies good judgment and appropriate follow-through with firm employees, investment managers, trustees, and clients. Demonstrates initiative & ownership of client & research-related work. Manages and delivers loosely defined and complex practice/research area work and client projects Efficiently manages internal resources for effective handling of multiple client projects Viewed as subject area expert and/or adds to U.S. Investment Consulting thought leadership on specific client types ( foundations and endowments) or unique investment issues (e.g., transition management, custom target date funds, endowment spending model) Supports and leads marketing activities Demonstrates clear understanding and ability to articulate value proposition of all U.S. Investment Consulting services Functions collaboratively across Aon Hewitt practice areas and various regional leadership teams Leads/manages/mentors junior colleagues in the firm Leads ad hoc projects for U.S. Investment Consulting Senior Management Team / local leadership Qualifications At least 10 years of experience in financial/investment consulting environment, preferably working with institutional clients. A strong understanding of investment concepts and the financial markets. Strong analytical skills. Experienced wit h PCs and the Microsoft suite of business applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Ability to work well in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. Team player who can work with a variety of individuals. Ability to work independently on a variety of projects, receive instructions from a number of people and meet project deadlines. Excellent planning and organizational skills. Accuracy and attention to detail. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Clear and proven client relationship management skills. Requires substantial travel to service clients. Education & Certification 4 year college degree in relevant area (e.g., business, finance, economics) MBA and/or CFA highly desired We offer you Acompetitivetotal rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with agrowingworldwide organization. Our Colleague Experience: From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day. They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another. This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more v isit Aon Colleague Experience. About Aon: Aon plc (NYSE:AON)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. By applying for a position with Aon, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Aon's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position. Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer. DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.