Pearson Jobs

l, large and small. <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Our Purpose - Add Life to a Lifetime of Learning</strong></a></p><p></p><p><strong>About the role: </strong>
umer. Learn more at <a href="" target="_blank">We are Pearson.</a></p><p>We value the power
force, navigate to: <a href="" target="_blank">Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.</a></p><p>If you are an indi
dations by emailing <a href="mailto:"></a></p><p>Note that the info

Job Information

Corporate Human Resources Payroll Assistant in Manila, Philippines

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team that 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. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us always to 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. Our Purpose - Add Life to a Lifetime of Learning

About the role: We are currently looking for a driven individual to join our Payroll Team. As a Payroll Assistant, you will be responsible for overseeing administrative activities related to Payroll, and managing benefits, as well as taxes.

As a Payroll Assistant, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Lead full cycle payroll processing, ensuring accuracy and timelines, including interface management, data entry accuracy checks, and providing resolution of payroll-related queries and disputes.

  • Conduct analysis and research to support payroll processing, including off-cycle and special payroll requests, and execute country-specific payroll processes such as statutory maternity payments.

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to gather updates affecting individual pay, closely working with teams managing benefits and deductions to ensure alignment.

  • Maintain employee payroll files, ensuring compliance with audit requirements, and managed personal data with utmost confidentiality and discretion within legal guidelines.

  • Drive continuous improvement in HR administrative services, proactively seeking opportunities to enhance service offerings, and maintain high customer service standards throughout all aspects of work.

To be successful in this role, you will ideally have:

  • 1 – 2 years of hands-on experience in a Payroll Office, proficient in payroll functions and processes.

  • Familiarity with HRIS and payroll systems, demonstrating practical usage and navigation skills.

  • Exceptional ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion in handling sensitive information.

  • Strong problem-solving and judgment skills with a keen eye for detail and accuracy.

  • Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple tasks efficiently under pressure, ensuring timely completion of deadlines.

  • Proficiency in using MS Word, Excel, Access, and Internet Explorer


  • SLA’s & KPI’s

  • Audit & Legal Compliance

  • Customer Satisfaction

  • Adherence to PPS procedures and policies

Working Conditions

  • Hybrid Setup

  • Equipment will be provided for this assignment

  • Night shift


If you are as passionate as we are about changing lives through learning, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

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.

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site as a result of your disability, you may request reasonable accommodations by emailing

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.


Organization: Corporate Human Resources

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Req ID: 14851