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Pearson Senior Financial Systems Analyst- COE in Manila, Philippines

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 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.

The Senior Financial Reporting Analyst will form a key part of the Reporting Centre of Expertise. This will involve working with a wide range of stakeholders to assist in delivering best-in-class reporting throughout Pearson. Taking a key role in operationalising and continuously improving our Financial Reporting and will be responsible for designing, creating, maintaining, and improving our dashboards and reporting metrics.

This role is key to influencing critical business decisions by producing clear metric analysis and designing of reports that the business can then make decisions on.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Analysing data and trends to define metrics and identify improvement opportunities

  • Understand the tools, end to end, in order to develop custom reporting that will vary in frequency for daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting

  • Maintaining, reviewing, and analysing data, tables, and reports for inconsistencies, troubleshoot data integrity issues and develop clean-up strategy if needed

  • Preparing concise, comprehensive, and level-appropriate reports and dashboards across all disciplines

  • Become a trusted adviser to business users in all aspects of the ERP system

  • Regularly review processes and procedures and suggest and implement improvements where applicable

  • Other ad-hoc duties as required.



Essential Skills /Experience:

· Previous experience in a finance role.

· Experience using accounting ERP packages (Oracle Preferred).

· Experience of BI reporting packages (e.g. Oracle BI, SAP Business Objects, Cognos BI).

· Highly literate with technology and data, and a strong interest to combine your finance skills with technology.

· Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (if statements, vlookups, pivot tables, etc). Likely to be tested at an interview.

· Strong data analytics and data storytelling skills.

· Ability to develop strong relationships with stakeholders within a global shared service environment.

· Demonstrable track record of problem-solving.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

· Oracle experience would be highly advantageous.

· Basic understanding of accountancy

· SQL knowledge

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at


Organization: Finance

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2110918