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Pearson Senior Auditor in Hoboken, New Jersey

Senior Auditor

Description

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

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 neighborhood 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.

Description:

The Senior Internal Auditor is primarily responsible for contributing to the delivery of the audit plan by undertaking specific audit assignments. The audit work involves preparing work papers in support of work performed; discussing findings with management; and drafting audit observations.

Based at 221 River St Hoboken and reporting to the Internal Audit- Director, the individual will be an active member of a small Internal Audit team who are responsible for audits in Canada, North America and South America with some work in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The work will involve up to 30% US and overseas travel.

Main activities/responsibilities:

  • Perform and lead audit planning, fieldwork and documentation of work papers in line with departmental policies and internal audit standards.

  • Perform financial and operational reviews to identify accounting risk, business risk, and control deficiencies.

  • Report observations, discuss & document management action plans

  • Prepare draft audit report

  • Perform administrative duties including, but are not limited to planning budgets, scheduling audits and tasks within the department.

  • Prepare and adhere to budget for audits requiring travel

  • Complete various ad-hoc projects and/or reviews as required within applicable deadlines

Qualifications

Qualifications/Skills: CPA, CIA, and/or MBA preferred

  • CPA, CIA, and/or MBA preferred

  • 2-3 years audit experience (public accounting or at public company)

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills

  • Exposure to IT Audit techniques & data analytics tools

  • High degree of accuracy and proven ability to meet deadlines in a time-sensitive environment.

  • Exposure to major ERP systems, preferably Oracle

  • Understanding of internal control and internal audit methodology

  • Ability to understand the company's operational policies and procedures, key business processes and overall company objectives

  • Good organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, and deliver to deadlines

  • Collaborative approach to working within a team and with colleagues across the business

  • Ability to work both individually as well as part of a team.

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: Jan 21, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1916173

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.

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