Aon are currently recruiting a Pension Accountant to join our team in Birmingham. Working within the Payroll, Accounts and Treasury Team, the Pension Accountant will be primarily responsible for processing the accounts for a portfolio of pension schemes, producing the annual accounts and assisting with internal and external audits.
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.
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. 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
Your impact as a Pension Accountant:
As a Team Member of Payroll, Accounts and Treasury (PAT), you will follow procedures and respond to queries related to client payrolls, payment of pensions to pensioners and the creation of financial statements and reports The Pensions Accountant will produce and check financial statements for client Pensions Schemes Process complex non –standard cases and answers complex queries and escalations from the client, colleagues and HMRC within legislative timeframes and takes part in audits as appropriate Being a Subject Matter Expert for processes, clients, systems and tools and demonstrate proficiency in processing and checking Monitor team activity and coordinating workload in line with SLAs by organizing, prioritizing and making effective workload allocation decisions Produce and analyse reports as required for internal and external clients and requirements. Identify issues with processes handled in teams and drive a process to find and implement solutions Implement changes to tools and documentation needed to support effective service delivery. Increase the level of processing knowledge and drive continuous improvement in all areas of processing Write and maintain knowledge documents, keeping documents up to date and in...