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Manager, Financial Controls COE

Reference
1801874
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Hoboken, NJ, 07030, USA
Expiry Date
24/02/2018
Manager, Financial Controls COE Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop le...

Job Description

Manager, Financial Controls COE

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

The manager will serve as a key support person for designing and implementing the internal control framework and managing the testing efforts across the globe. This role will also directly support one half of the key process areas from an internal control standpoint including Risk and Control Matrices Management. The role will also support the Risk and Control Matrices across North America from a risk, controls, process flow, and gap resolution standpoint. The role will also overall Tool Management including rolling out the methodology and enforcing consistency.

Main Activities

The role will perform the majority of the complicated control testing across the company. The role will also closely manage the Risk and Control Matrices refresh for all processes across the company and perform the majority of the refreshes. This role will partner very closely with the Testing Director to ensure the testing schedule is accurate and well managed, and coincides with Internal Audits and PWC reviews. This role will also work closely with all analysts across the team to assist and review testing work and enforcing key internal control methodology through the tool.

Qualifications

This role is a highly analytical role and requires strong thought leadership, organization, and project management skills. It will not have direct reports, however it will support the analysts on the Director team regarding best practices, control support, and subject matter expertise. The manager will be the first point of contact for control resolution items in North America and for the half of the processes owned by the Director team. The role will work very closely with business and process owners across the company to monitor and enforce and internal control framework. The role requires previous experience and subject matter expertise in terms of internal control framework.

NOTE: MUST be fully authorized to work in the U.S. No sponsorship or visa transfer.

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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

Job: Finance

Organization: Finance

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 6, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1801874