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Pearson Financial Analyst in Hoboken, New Jersey

Role Summary:

This position will partner with the Head of Finance – Pearson for Work to deliver financial insight, analysis and support to a rapidly growing portion of the Pearson portfolio.

Collaboration, stakeholder management and attention to detail are the basis for success in this role. It is essential to thrive in an evolving environment, work to promote innovation and drive process improvement.

Reporting to the Head of Finance – Pearson for Work, you will play an important role in the order-to-cash process, particularly invoicing and client management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for client invoicing and revenue reporting.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with sales, finance and customer success to implement processes that streamline and improve the order-to-cash workflow.

  • Analyze financial data to improve top line forecasting, budgeting and reporting.

  • Work with the Head of Finance and other stakeholders to implement new business and accounting systems to support growth.

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, statistics, economics, business administration or another related field.

  • Proven success in a financial reporting environment.

  • Strong Excel skills and experience with financial modeling.

  • Demonstrated understanding of GAAP financial principles.

  • Ability to make decisions informed by data and ability to find or create meaningful and actionable data.

  • Ability to work from Hoboken, NJ and New York City offices strongly preferred

Additional Applicable Skills:

  • Prior experience as an accountant or operational work in an accounting environment.

  • Proven ability to create annual budgets and projection models.

  • Familiarity with QuickBooks and SalesForce.

  • Hands-on knowledge of financial system implementation and integration.

Personal Qualities:

  • A “can-do” professional who is not afraid to roll up sleeves and work through complicated problems and processes.

  • A quick learner willing to work without perfect information and the ability to get smart fast as new business opportunities demand.

  • A strategic thinker with the ability to design systems that scale as the business grows.

  • An organized and responsive professional who understands the importance of accuracy in financial reporting.

Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location. As required by the Colorado, California, Washington State, and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:

Minimum full-time salary range is between $70,000 - $80,000.

This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here here.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also 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 building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are 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. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: Workforce Skills

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 10580