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Pearson Payroll Administrator in Mandaluyong City, Philippines

The Company:

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 reexamining 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.

Job Purpose:

This individual will be responsible for utilising their strong payroll skills. This includes overseeing all administrative activities related to payroll, processing payroll on a regular basis and sometimes managing benefits, as well as taxes.


  • Participate in the end to end payroll processing and ensures that employee’s payroll is processed accurately and timely

  • Running interface files from the HR system and uploading these onto the payroll system

  • Assist in checking payroll input for data entry accuracy, including self and peer reviews and making necessary adjustments and corrections

  • Conduct any analysis and research related to payroll processing

  • Process off-cycle and special payroll requests, etc

  • Ensure that any queries/requests related to Payroll via MyHR or email will be addressed in a professional and timely manner. Resolve payroll related queries, issues and disputes

  • Carry out UK/US/CA specific payroll processes e.g. Statutory maternity payments etc.

  • Engagement with internal stakeholder within the business to gather the latest updates impacting individuals pay. This requires teaming/collaboration with other teams that deliver payments/deductions via payroll like Benefits team, etc.

  • Maintaining employee payroll files and responsible for archiving payroll files to ensure compliance in audit requirements

  • Ensure that all employee personal data is managed within legal guidelines, diplomacy, confidentiality and with discretion.

  • Proactively look for ways of improving and enhancing the HR administrative service offering to both staff and the business.

  • Ensure high customer service standards in all elements of the work.

Key Criteria to Monitor Performance:

  • SLA’s & KPI’s

  • Audit & Legal Compliance

  • Customer Satisfaction

  • Adherence to PPS procedures and policies


  • 1-2 years’ experience in a Payroll Office performing payroll functions

  • Hands-on experience with HRIS and payroll system

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion

  • Good problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy

  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure

  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines

  • Excellent skills using MS Word, Excel, Access, and Internet Explorer

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: Corporate Human Resources

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 11917