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Pearson Treasury and Risk Management Analyst in London, United Kingdom

Treasury and Risk Management Analyst


Purpose of this Position

The Treasury and Insurance function manages global cash, debt and foreign exchange requirements for a FTSE100 listed £4bn turnover education group, as well as protecting key financial risks.

The team is well advanced in implementing leading edge automation and technology to minimise repetitious tasks and allow greater depth of analysis, while running a small, highly agile team.

During 2019, the team have won two awards – Highly Commended in the overall team of the year category at the Adam Smith Awards and Winner of the Eurofinance Treasury Management and Process Automation awards, recognition of the strong performance of the team.

The Treasury and Financial Risk Analyst’s role is to undertake day to day risk management activities. This involves:

  • Analysing cash positions, partnering with our businesses and shared service centres to understand new developments or risks to our near term forecast;

  • Executing foreign exchange conversion and short term borrowings;

  • Monitoring compliance with treasury principles and Sox controls;

  • Valuing foreign exchange and interest rate contracts;

  • Organising repatriation of cash from highly regulated countries.

The role also supports our insurance risks, involving collation of risk information on insurable risks, such as cyber attacks or property threats, working in conjunction with colleagues in the Internal Audit and Compliance teams.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Accountable

  • Highly numerate

  • A good communicator

  • Curious to try new technologies

  • A digital native

  • A highly effective team member (for example, experienced from sports, volunteering or from work)

  • Interested to learn.

On the job training will be provided, as well as support for treasury exams.

About Pearson

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.

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

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Strong mathematics and English skills are required.

A degree level qualification is preferred.

IT or project management experience and qualifications are also an asset.

Primary Location: GB-GB-London

Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL

Job: Finance

Organization: Finance

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Nov 29, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1915821

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.