Early Careers: Investment Analyst Jobs in Chicago, IL at Aon Corporation

Title: Early Careers: Investment Analyst

Company: Aon Corporation

Location: Chicago, IL

Posting Description:

Aon is looking for an Investment Performance Analyst!

Available Locations:

Atlanta Georgia

Chicago, Illinois

Norwalk, Connecticut

This is a hybrid role with the flexibility to work both from home and your aligned office.

Recently voted one of the Best Employer for New Grads by Forbes, we are a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, reinsurance, health and wealth solutions to our clients. 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 in the business of better decisions

At Aon, we shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.

As an organization, we are united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team, and we are passionate about helping our colleagues and clients succeed.

How this opportunity is different

These roles fall under Aon’s Early Career Development program, known as Launch. Building on the development colleagues receive in the role they are hired into; the Launch program is a supplemental development program for recent college recruits to mentor and develop future leaders of the firm. This 10-month development program begins every summer and includes in-person sessions, networking opportunities, self-study and global leader calls.

What the day will look like

Job Responsibilities

An IC Performance Analyst uses technical, analytical, and communication skills to support consultants and clients in all aspects of data-related work.
Takes accountability and ownership of work.
Balances financial account statements for clients’ investment portfolios.
Audits rates of return and reconciles discrepancies of returns calculated by our performance system versus those calculated by custodians and/or investment managers.
Finalizes financial information from multiple sources to prepare quarterly investment performance reports.
Gathers manager research documents pertinent to clients’ portfolios, bringing them to the attention of senior client team members.
Updates Risk Analyzer with cash flows to produce defined benefit client dashboards.
Responds to ad hoc requests from clients and/or consultants.
Composes written interpretations of investment portfolio results and prepares discussion guides for client meetings.
Meets with senior members of client teams to discuss relevant client matters and/or issues.

Skills and experience that will lead to success

We’re looking for collaborators, critical thinkers, problem solvers, excellent teammates, effective communicators, relationship builders and future leaders.

We strive to recruit a diverse group of hardworking individuals who offer varying experiences, backgrounds and strengths to ensure we can continue to offer the most innovative solutions.


Excellent technical and analytical skills.
Outstanding accuracy and attention to detail.
Basic knowledge of capital markets and investments and/or keen interest in developing. knowledge of capital markets and investments.
Proficiency with specific software packages (e.g. Microsoft Office).
Bachelor’s degree, in a business related major.
Demonstrates excellent writing and communication skills.

Bachelor’s degree with
major in Business, Math, Finance, Economics, Accounting preferred, but open to all majors.

Applicants for this role should graduate between December 2022 – June 2023 and have a GPA of 3.0 or above.

Unrestricted U.S. work authorization is required for U.S. office locations. We do not offer sponsorship for this position – CPT and OPT are restricted forms of work authorization.

We offer you

A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.

How we support our colleagues

In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two “Global Wellbeing Days” each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself. We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognize that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work… and we are all for it. We call this Smart Working!

Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued.

About Aon:

Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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, domestic partner status, or other legally protected status. Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer. People with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.

We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation on [email protected]

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.




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