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Pearson Associate, IT Audit and Compliance - ((Hybrid Position - Near A Pearson Office) in Boston, Massachusetts

Associate, IT Audit and Compliance - (Hybrid Position - Near A Pearson Office)

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.

Joining 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. 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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Testing of controls and assisting in the development and advancement of IT audit and compliance efforts pursuant Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)

  • Monitoring for compliance with organizational policies, procedures, and overall information management strategy.

  • Assist in developing and communicating recommendations to correct control deficiencies, provide ideas for process enhancements, and follow up on audit findings to ensure they are addressed by process and control owners in a timely manner

  • Interact effectively with clients, stakeholders, and team members in a wide variety of settings

  • Assume additional duties as requested or assigned by Manager or Director of IT Audit and Compliance

Essential Qualifications and Skills

  • 0 - 2 years of progressively responsible SOX, IT Audit, or IT risk/compliance experience in public accounting firm (Big 4) and/or large to medium-size international, publicly-traded company experience required

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Finance, or Accounting required

  • CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), or CPA (Certified Public Accountant) professional certification preferred

  • Firm understanding of information technology, including IT process, IT general controls, as well as COSO and COBIT frameworks

  • Thorough, practical knowledge of IT General Controls for SOX

  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate with all levels of management

  • Ability to build strong relationships and work cross functionally with internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to both work independently as well as to build strong relationships and work cross functionally with internal and external stakeholders

  • Exemplary problem solving and critical thinking abilities

Pearson knows the importance of "Key Attributes"

Always Learning

Customer Focused

Strategic and Visionary

Makes it Happen

Transformational

Relationship Builder

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:  http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html 

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Job: TECHNOLOGY

Organization: Corporate Strategy & Technology

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 6271

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