Financial Reporting Analyst - 6mnth FTC

Recruiter
Pearson UK
Location
Belfast
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Financial Reporting Analyst - 6mnth FTC

Description

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.

Summary of roleThis position is primarily responsible for providing assistance in the timely preparation and consolidation of financial reports and analyses to Senior Management. This includes consolidated financial statements, strategic analyses, and other ad hoc reporting requirements for Pearson North AmericaMain activities/responsibilities:

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  • Complete the processing of all technical responsibilities (see below) in a timely, efficient and accurate manner

  • Contribute to team effort and assist co-workers as needed to balance workloads

  • Help to create a work atmosphere conducive to a high degree of integrity and teamwork

  • Maintain customer satisfaction by promptly following up on customers’ requests for information

  • Ensure SLAs are met and service is delivered to end users as expected.

  • Identify opportunities for continuous process improvement and innovative solutions and communicate these to the Team Leader

  • Take proactive involvement in determining and implementing best practices

Technical activities/responsibilities:
  • Updating and submission of SAP to PRIME monthly coding maintenance requests

  • Preparing and updating monthly financial systems mapping files (Delphi)

  • Reconciling financial system uploads, variance research and correction (Delphi)

  • Monthly maintenance of GMCOA (Global Management Chart of Accounts)

  • Provide support for FIS (work with BPM and FPA to align ERP data to GMCOA)

  • Running, sending and reviewing of Oracle/Prime monthly reports

  • Provide support for BPMs, FPA, Enabling Functions & Tax for special projects/requests with understanding of current and historical reporting structures using SAP, Oracle, Prime and Delphi

  • Prepare, input and assist in Statutory Reporting for North America (mid-year & year-end)

  • Monthly analysis of Goodwill and Intangibles and non-operating accounts

  • Loading and verifying headcount

  • Prepare and/or review US Census Reporting (Monthly, quarterly, annually)

  • Periodic security reviews and access requests for PRIME

  • Monthly account reconciliations review, journal posting and other analysis for Pearson INC group

  • Preparation of quarterly balance sheet review report

  • Assist Financial Reporting PFS Team Lead and wider NAFC team in other ad hoc duties as and when required

Expected results:
  • Strong working relationship with the Finance Business Partnering team supported

  • Delivery of all work to agreed Performance management targets

  • Process improvement over time including simplification and standardization

Qualifications

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Qualifications

Qualifications and experience required:

  • Part Qualified Accountant

  • Flexibility to meet multiple tight and changing deadlines

  • Self-motivated and use of initiative to complete tasks to deadline, prioritising when there are competing goals

Primary Location: GB-GB-Belfast

Work Locations: GB-Belfast-Millennium House Millennium House, 1st Floor Great Victoria Street Belfast BT2 7AQ

Job: Finance

Organization: Finance

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 8, 2018

Job Unposting: Jan 19, 2018

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1800269