Pearson Finance Assistant in North York, Ontario

Finance Assistant


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 Finance Function of Pearson Canada is currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant for a three month contract role. This position is based in the Don Mills office.


The successful candidate will support the Finance Function and assist with ongoing projects such as analyzing returns trends, analyzing sales trends, developing sales forecasting models, Hyperion related projects, expense analysis, and other ad hoc projects.


This role requires a self-motivated individual with good analytical and computer skills, great sense of numbers and trends, and drawing meaningful conclusions suitable for business decision makers. Good communication skills are an absolute must.

  • Successful completion of at least 2 years in a 4 year Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or related field

  • Understanding of finance principles and financial reporting

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Attention to details and accuracy

  • Experience using Oracle and or Salesforce desirable

Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Primary Location: CA-ON-North York

Work Locations: CA-Don Mills-26 Prince Andrew 26 Prince Andrew Place Don Mills North York M3C 2H4

Job: Finance

Organization: Finance

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 16, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1807097

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.