Aon Corporation Bureau Account Handler (Fixed Term Contract), (Chelmsford, UK) in Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Job Description

Bureau Account Handler – (Chelmsford, UK)

We’re hiring!

Aon are currently recruiting a Bureau Account Handler to join our team in Chelmsford.

About Aon Benfield

Aon Benfield, a division of Aon plc, is the world’s leading reinsurance intermediary and full-service capital advisor. We empower our clients to better understand, manage and transfer risk through innovative solutions and personalised access to all forms of global reinsurance capital across treaty, facultative and capital markets. As a trusted advocate, we deliver local reach to the world’s markets, an unparalleled investment in innovative analytics, including catastrophe management, actuarial and rating agency advisory. Through our professionals’ expertise and experience, we advise clients in making optimal capital choices that will empower results and improve operational effectiveness for their business. With more than 80 offices in 50 countries, our worldwide client base has access to the broadest portfolio of integrated capital solutions and services. To learn how Aon Benfield helps empower results, please visit

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 Bureau Account Handler some of your key responsibilities will involve:

Promptly reconciling Bureau unmatched signings

Clearing or reducing funding including liaison with the technical teams to seek resolution

Prioritising and escalating internal and external queries with the appropriate business units seeking resolution

Supporting the offshore team where complex issues manifest

Liaising with the Bureau as and when required

Assisting with the resolution of LORS issues as they manifest (potentially to raise LORS entries)

Key Accountabilities:

Unmatched signings - Responsible for the review outstanding cash reports compiled by the offshore Bureau team to either clear the items or ensure that the correct commentary has been entered on each item. Work with various technical areas to progress queries to the point of resolution and clearance of cash

Reports - Issue cash reports per divisional requests, and compile monthly unmatched cash approaching 90 days report

Funding- Review daily funding reports to ensure authorisation obtained, reasons documented or items cleared

Authorisation– Offshore payments (LORS, Disbursements, Write off)

Internal & External Query Resolution - Ensure queries received from external clients / reinsurers, technical processing / business units or other areas within the technical accounting teams are dealt with in an expedient, professional manner

LORS Payment Process – Aid the offshore team in resolving queries relating to LORS submissions. Where required, create LORS messages GRIDS/Insurance portal for complex payments. Backlog investigation/ledger clearance ATLAS/GRIDS

Payments – GRIDS disbursement payments to client/other AON offices and involvement in CSRP as required

Offshore Assistance – assisting with all aspect of the offshore team process and QC, regular conference calls with the offshore Bureau Team leader

Adhoc items – Assistance with completion of forward deals and foreign exchange requests, APD amendments. IT issues and Process improvements

Barclays - Payment approvals .NET

Responsibility 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 Bureau Account Handler your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Extensive experience in the Broking sector

Detailed knowledge of procedures and practises as well as good understanding of both Atlas and GRiDS systems

Experience with procedures and practices linked to the bureau signing message process and how it applies to GRiDS

Experience in offshore interaction/model

Competency in the Microsoft desk top packages

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.

Job number: 12540

Category: Reinsurance

Location: United Kingdom, SEA, Chelmsford