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Corporate Finance Senior Financial Analyst in Manila, Philippines

Are You Ready to elevate your Career? Join Us!

Overview: Are you passionate about preparing and delivering financial planning and analysis to business? If so, we're searching for individuals like you to join our team! We're currently seeking a dynamic Senior Financial Analysis to assist Pearson and take our brand to new heights.

Why Us:

  • A culture that fosters innovation and forward thinking, where creativity is embraced.

  • Flexible work arrangements including remote options.

  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

  • Opportunities for career development and advancement in a dynamic environment.


  • Handling Financial Analysis (both at month-end and on ad-hoc basis)

  • Responsible for the delivery of subdivisional P&L reporting and analysis for the business

  • Provides analysis to support decision-making, including presenting economic outcomes, identifying the key value drivers, benefits, sensitivities and risks, accounting, and fiscal implications.

  • Prepares and analyses problems using sensitivity analysis and other techniques; reviews variance analyses and account reconciliations and identifies significant items requiring the attention of higher-level management.

  • Has experience working with multiple business models.

  • Applies various techniques such as target costing, value analysis, life cycle and discuss implications.

  • Prepares analysis and reports that enable the business management to effectively challenge costs and inform decision-making.

  • Participates in waste elimination efforts with the business to understand key drivers and cost reduction opportunities.

  • Supports planning processes, including setting targets, communicating assumptions, coordinating budget preparation, challenging submissions, and seeking synergies upon consolidation.

  • Provides the business with relevant financial support to enable effective planning while applying sensible budgeting and forecasting techniques.

  • Provides reasoned advice on modelling, planning, and forecasting with reference to cost, time and quality which incorporate the organization strategic direction.

  • Applies a strategic planning approach, identifying tools, techniques and practices that are business enablers and enhance improvements in cost/performance or sustainability.

  • Monitors the finance progress against leadership team strategic goals and identifies bottlenecks to progress, identifying potential solutions, providing advice and escalating as needed to ensure goals are achieved

About you :

  • At least 5 years of experience in a Financial Planning and Analysis position

  • Solid accounting background, including project accounting expertise

  • Familiarity with finance ERP systems (Oracle preferred, but not mandatory)

  • Knowledge of predictive modeling and data visualization tools (e.g., Alteryx and Tableau) is advantageous.

  • Proficiency in financial control, business performance management, and process optimization, with experience in multiple areas.

  • Advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel (including v-lookups, sum-ifs, pivot tables, etc.)

Ready to Ignite Growth? Apply Now! Send us your resume and a brief cover letter outlining why you're the perfect fit for this role. Join us on this exciting journey!


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 Finance

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Req ID: 14274