Director Financial Controls, COE Processes
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This Director is responsible for leading all control initiatives for one half of all the process areas across Pearson. The role is also responsible for leading managers and analysts to ensure the control environment is operating effectively. This role will also involve managing the control environment for all areas outside of the North America including Brazil and the UK. It involves overseeing major installations, process improvements, and the main contact for deficiencies and their corresponding resolution. and the main contact for all internal and external audit and control reviews including internal audits and PwC reviews.
The main activities will include maintaining a deficiency tracker across Pearson and ensuring all control deficiencies across Pearson are closed timely with sustainable controls. The role will also ensure the Risk and Control Matrices for areas outside of the US including Brazil and the UK are complete and accurate.
This role will track all key implementations across the globe and ensure the business has the right amount of consulting to ensure projects are implemented with strong controls. This role will be the main contact for all internal and external reviews and ensure there is true partnership, and control issues are discussed and resolved appropriately. The role will lead a team to manage one half of all the process areas including all the process flows, the risks, controls, and the resolutions for any issues within the process areas. The role will also lead all control training efforts including the development and distribution. The role will also include the testing of specific controls.
This role will require significant leadership, subject matter expertise, thought leadership, and a high level of internal control knowledge. The role will lead three individuals (Two Managers and an Analyst) and lead one half of all the processes across the Pearson Global and areas outside of North America. It will require defining and refining the in-scope processes over time and working closely with PwC and Internal Audit on reviews. It will also require significant efforts to track deficiencies and work with owners.
NOTE: MUST be fully authorized to work in the U.S. No sponsorship or visa transfer.#LI-NB0
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Primary Location: US-NJ-Hoboken
Work Locations: US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River 221 River Street Hoboken 07030
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Feb 6, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1801596