Thursday, 14 June 2012

Accountant

Accountant - 03833

The role of the Accountant - Central Accounting is to provide support to the Accounting Manager in delivering effective Financial Reporting and Control
Responsible for completion and delivery of various monthly/annual financial accounting tasks

As the Accountant your main responsibilities will involve:

Maintaining and controlling Fixed Assets,
Payroll Reporting
Intercompany processes
Balance Sheet Reconciliations
Accruals
Month End close processes
Other ad hoc projects as required by the Central Accounting Manager
Support the Central Accounting Manager in delivering effective Financial Reporting and Controls by:
Completing activities described above within the financial reporting process to time and without material errors and working to resolve internal and external audit issues
Preparing aged reconciliations for non-fiduciary balance sheet accounts
Understanding and consistently applying revenue and expense recognition policies
Understand and comply with regulatory requirements
Work effectively with internal and external auditors and meet their requirements
Help Aon effectively manage costs by meeting goals of cost reduction
Understand and follow the Aon Leadership Model and take ownership of personal development
Work effectively with FP&A and ensure personal activities address their requirements
Maintain personal and professional development
Keep up to date with US GAAP reporting standards

As the Accountant your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Part qualified Accountant
Accountant experienced in financial control activities
Insurance/insurance broking industry preferred
Current knowledge of US GAAP accounting
Use of Cognos/Peoplesoft reporting and accounting systems preferred but not essential.

Salary

Competitive salary + 25 days holiday, pension & benefits package

About Aon

Aon PLC is the leading global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, human capital and management consulting. Through its 62,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon readily delivers distinctive client value via innovative and effective risk management and workforce productivity solutions. Our industry-leading global resources, technical expertise and industry knowledge are delivered locally in the UK through 6000 staff in more than 25 offices.
Job: Accountant
Primary Location: Aon UK SE-London
Schedule: Full-time
Unposting Date: 26-Jun-2012


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