Manager, Audit & Compliance

Recruiter
Pearson
Location
Belfast, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1181357976
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description - Manager, Audit & Compliance (1907945)Job Description Manager, Audit & Compliance - (1907945)Description Role Summary

The Manager, Audit & Compliance will support one half of Pearson-wide
process areas, from a risk and control perspective, including Risk and Control
matrices updates and gap resolutions. You will test controls as needed. A main focus of this role will be managing deficiencies across
Pearson on a weekly basis, and partnering with all owners/stakeholders for clear and
sustainable action plans.

This role will serve as a North America/Pearson Finance Services (PFS) subject
matter expert, and will be a main point of contact for North America and Brazil
control improvements and initiatives.
The role will also support wider initiatives such as overall deficiency
tracking across the Pearson globe, and other areas as needed such as Core and Growth markets. A
large function of the role will be to act as a key contact for the North America business, and coordinate testing amongst individuals outside of the Control Center Of Excellence who are
supporting North America testing (the Manager will perform a high amount of
testing as well). The role will require
a large amount of subject matter expertise, and organization. The successful candidate will be highly deadline oriented. This is not a team leader position, but will require a high level of thought leadership.

Main Activities

The
main activities will include supporting the maintenance of a deficiency tracker
across Pearson, and ensuring all control deficiencies across Pearson are closed in a timely way, with sustainable controls. This will include holding regular
meetings and meeting deadlines. The role will manage one half of the
Pearson wide process controls and supporting other controls as needed. The role
will also support one half of all the process areas including all the process
flows, the risks, controls, and the resolutions for any issues within the
process areas as well as directly managing all the process areas outside of the
US. Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience. We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity. The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process. Qualifications Qualifications

The role is located in Belfast. The successful candidate will hold a degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration. The role requires strong organization, time management, and multi-tasking skills.

Bachelor's
degree in business administration, accounting/finance or related field.Experience working in controls,
audit/accounting/finance role and/or general experience with internal
controls. Understanding of materiality and risks.Exceptional organization, time management
skills and ability to multi-task.Experience identifying risks, controls,
control gap analysis, and evaluating testing effectiveness. Excellent team-player and interpersonal
skills: strong written communication skills, ability to communicate
clearly and effectively across various levels in the organization.Strong and strategic thought leadership
to identify business needs and how to solve for them in efficient and
innovative ways.Ability to effectively perform detailed
analysis and big picture assessments of company processes and their
related internal controlsProven ability to meet stringent
reporting deadlines. Excellent influencing skills, including
the ability to communicate complex financial and process issues to
non-technical peopleFlexible, analytical, focused on
results and efficiency and able to work independently #LI-CK1 Primary Location: GB-GB-BelfastWork Locations: GB-Belfast-Millennium House Millennium House, 1st Floor Great Victoria Street Belfast BT2 7AQJob: FinanceOrganization: FinanceEmployee Status: Regular EmployeeJob Type: StandardJob Level: ManagerShift: Day JobJob Posting: Jun 12, 2019Job Unposting: OngoingSchedule: Full-time Regular

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