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Pearson B3-Senior Royalty Operations & Accounting Administrator in Noida, India

Title- Financial Data Analyst

Location: India

Reports to: Supervisor

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.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Supervisor, the Financial Data Analyst will be responsible for providing support and assistance during Royalty Audits for various authors. The individual will be responsible for preparing the reports requested by the external Auditors and perform reviews of the reports, to ensure royalty calculations are accurate and in compliance with the terms of author contracts. The individual will assist management with the review of and response to audit findings and ensuring that responses are accurate, comprehensive, and accurately reflect the position of the company. Participating in the timely completion of assigned audit reviews producing accurate, complete, and organized work papers. Identify improper accounting or documentation, research issues, and make recommendations to improve policies or procedures accordingly. Assure that the documentation contains collaborating evidence to support the audit objectives as well as perform special projects as required. Provide status updates to the management as needed. Work on external auditor inquiries and provide support and reconcile discrepancies, as applicable. The right person thrives in a high performance, fast-paced environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the preparation of author inquiry support using various system(s) extracts and royalty statements

  • Preparing reports by providing well detailed documentation of audit results

  • Collating, checking, and analyzing spreadsheet data

  • Liaising with managerial staff and presenting findings and recommendations

  • Ensuring procedures, policies, and regulations are correctly followed and complied with

  • Preparing and maintaining work papers that support author audit for external auditors

  • Assisting in testing the system reports

  • Drafting commentary as appropriate for the Manager Royalty Audit to review for issuance to internal and external reporting

  • Preparing Dashboards and Status reports

  • Working on special projects as required. Utilizing knowledge of departmental operations to gather and compile information

Related work and academic experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college/university or Qualified by Experience

  • Master's degree is preferred (MBA Finance)

  • Experience in private or public accounting is a plus

Pre-requisites and skillsets for this role

  • Self-motivation, determination, and confidence

  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal English communication skills

  • Experience in using Microsoft Office tools, Advanced Excel skills is preferred

  • Strong systems aptitude and experience with database analytical tools

  • Highly organized and able to handle simultaneous projects, gathering and processing huge data.

  • Ability to interpret author royalty contracts and apply applicable royalty calculation when required

  • Analytical ability to assess and verify the accuracy of accounting records and reports

  • Ability to perform standard procedures i.e. sorting, flowcharting, recalculations, documentation

  • Ability to organize and present data findings in a clear and concise manner to senior management with little supervision

  • Ability to drive complex projects forward, iterate, and adapt

  • Able to work independently and within a team structure to consistently deliver flawless work solutions within aggressive (and changing) time constraints.

  • Multilingual skills a plus

Who you are:

  • Process-driven, methodical, organized, and pays strong attention to detail

  • Good practical judgment and decision-making skills

  • Team player with good time management skills

  • Be able to work autonomously (i.e., high degree of self-reliance/self-starter)

Title- Financial Data Analyst

Location: India

Reports to: Supervisor

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.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Supervisor, the Financial Data Analyst will be responsible for providing support and assistance during Royalty Audits for various authors. The individual will be responsible for preparing the reports requested by the external Auditors and perform reviews of the reports, to ensure royalty calculations are accurate and in compliance with the terms of author contracts. The individual will assist management with the review of and response to audit findings and ensuring that responses are accurate, comprehensive, and accurately reflect the position of the company. Participating in the timely completion of assigned audit reviews producing accurate, complete, and organized work papers. Identify improper accounting or documentation, research issues, and make recommendations to improve policies or procedures accordingly. Assure that the documentation contains collaborating evidence to support the audit objectives as well as perform special projects as required. Provide status updates to the management as needed. Work on external auditor inquiries and provide support and reconcile discrepancies, as applicable. The right person thrives in a high performance, fast-paced environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the preparation of author inquiry support using various system(s) extracts and royalty statements

  • Preparing reports by providing well detailed documentation of audit results

  • Collating, checking, and analyzing spreadsheet data

  • Liaising with managerial staff and presenting findings and recommendations

  • Ensuring procedures, policies, and regulations are correctly followed and complied with

  • Preparing and maintaining work papers that support author audit for external auditors

  • Assisting in testing the system reports

  • Drafting commentary as appropriate for the Manager Royalty Audit to review for issuance to internal and external reporting

  • Preparing Dashboards and Status reports

  • Working on special projects as required. Utilizing knowledge of departmental operations to gather and compile information

Related work and academic experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college/university or Qualified by Experience

  • Master's degree is preferred (MBA Finance)

  • Experience in private or public accounting is a plus

Pre-requisites and skillsets for this role

  • Self-motivation, determination, and confidence

  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal English communication skills

  • Experience in using Microsoft Office tools, Advanced Excel skills is preferred

  • Strong systems aptitude and experience with database analytical tools

  • Highly organized and able to handle simultaneous projects, gathering and processing huge data.

  • Ability to interpret author royalty contracts and apply applicable royalty calculation when required

  • Analytical ability to assess and verify the accuracy of accounting records and reports

  • Ability to perform standard procedures i.e. sorting, flowcharting, recalculations, documentation

  • Ability to organize and present data findings in a clear and concise manner to senior management with little supervision

  • Ability to drive complex projects forward, iterate, and adapt

  • Able to work independently and within a team structure to consistently deliver flawless work solutions within aggressive (and changing) time constraints.

  • Multilingual skills a plus

Who you are:

  • Process-driven, methodical, organized, and pays strong attention to detail

  • Good practical judgment and decision-making skills

  • Team player with good time management skills

  • Be able to work autonomously (i.e., high degree of self-reliance/self-starter)

Qualifications

Title- Financial Data Analyst

Location: India

Reports to: Supervisor

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.

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Supervisor, the Financial Data Analyst will be responsible for providing support and assistance during Royalty Audits for various authors. The individual will be responsible for preparing the reports requested by the external Auditors and perform reviews of the reports, to ensure royalty calculations are accurate and in compliance with the terms of author contracts. The individual will assist management with the review of and response to audit findings and ensuring that responses are accurate, comprehensive, and accurately reflect the position of the company. Participating in the timely completion of assigned audit reviews producing accurate, complete, and organized work papers. Identify improper accounting or documentation, research issues, and make recommendations to improve policies or procedures accordingly. Assure that the documentation contains collaborating evidence to support the audit objectives as well as perform special projects as required. Provide status updates to the management as needed. Work on external auditor inquiries and provide support and reconcile discrepancies, as applicable. The right person thrives in a high performance, fast-paced environment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the preparation of author inquiry support using various system(s) extracts and royalty statements

  • Preparing reports by providing well detailed documentation of audit results

  • Collating, checking, and analyzing spreadsheet data

  • Liaising with managerial staff and presenting findings and recommendations

  • Ensuring procedures, policies, and regulations are correctly followed and complied with

  • Preparing and maintaining work papers that support author audit for external auditors

  • Assisting in testing the system reports

  • Drafting commentary as appropriate for the Manager Royalty Audit to review for issuance to internal and external reporting

  • Preparing Dashboards and Status reports

  • Working on special projects as required. Utilizing knowledge of departmental operations to gather and compile information

Related work and academic experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited college/university or Qualified by Experience

  • Master's degree is preferred (MBA Finance)

  • Experience in private or public accounting is a plus

Pre-requisites and skillsets for this role

  • Self-motivation, determination, and confidence

  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal English communication skills

  • Experience in using Microsoft Office tools, Advanced Excel skills is preferred

  • Strong systems aptitude and experience with database analytical tools

  • Highly organized and able to handle simultaneous projects, gathering and processing huge data.

  • Ability to interpret author royalty contracts and apply applicable royalty calculation when required

  • Analytical ability to assess and verify the accuracy of accounting records and reports

  • Ability to perform standard procedures i.e. sorting, flowcharting, recalculations, documentation

  • Ability to organize and present data findings in a clear and concise manner to senior management with little supervision

  • Ability to drive complex projects forward, iterate, and adapt

  • Able to work independently and within a team structure to consistently deliver flawless work solutions within aggressive (and changing) time constraints.

  • Multilingual skills a plus

Who you are:

  • Process-driven, methodical, organized, and pays strong attention to detail

  • Good practical judgment and decision-making skills

  • Team player with good time management skills

  • Be able to work autonomously (i.e., high degree of self-reliance/self-starter)

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 pearsonplc.com.

Job: FINANCE

Organization: Finance

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2112770

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