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Pearson Senior Tax Analyst in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Senior Tax Analyst - ( 2011671 )


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.

Key Objective:

To support with the management of Pearson’s US business taxes and international project based work which advances Pearson’s global tax strategy. Reporting to the Tax Director – Strategy & US, the right candidate will have a strong interest in tax advisory assignments and will be offered the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for global group tax planning initiatives, forecasting and projects which support Pearson’s overall tax strategy;

  • Provide support on the US and international aspects of acquisitions, disposal and reorganisations for regional group businesses;

  • Advise on tax efficient financing and repatriations for the region;

  • Work effectively with other sub-teams in the tax function including the international, transfer pricing, indirect tax and employment tax sub-teams;

  • Provide day to day tax support to Pearson’s businesses operating in the US: support local financial controllers in new business initiatives, supply chain and contracting models;

  • Build relationships with regional business and finance leaders to become a trusted business partner;

  • Assist with US transfer pricing compliance and the preparation of the international related schedules for the US tax returns; and

  • Implement regional value adding tax opportunities.

#LI-POST 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.


  • 3 years corporate tax experience in public accounting or private industry

  • Previous experience at the Senior Tax Analyst level in core US advisory and cross-border tax issues, preferably with relevant commercial tax exposure

  • Broad up to date knowledge of international tax and of relevant US tax law

  • Ability to interact with all levels and parts of an organization including Treasury, Legal, Finance and Business and to manage advisers

  • A proactive (both in identifying issues and developing solutions), enthusiastic, team oriented individual with good verbal and written communication skills

  • Good project management experience and expertise (preferable but not essential)

  • Flexible to travel, if required.


Primary Location : US-MN-Minneapolis

Job : Finance

Organization : Finance

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Job Posting : Feb 25, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2011671