Pearson Senior Internal Auditor in Hoboken, New Jersey

Senior Internal Auditor

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.

Description:

The Senior Internal Auditor is primarily responsible for contributing to the delivery of the audit plan by undertaking specific audit assignments. The audit work involves preparing work papers in support of work performed; discussing findings with management; and drafting audit observations.

Based at 221 River St, Hoboken, and reporting to the Internal Audit- Director, the individual will be an active member of a small Internal Audit team who are responsible for audits in Canada, North America and South America with some work in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The work will involve up to 30% US and overseas travel.

Main activities/responsibilities:

  • Perform audit planning, fieldwork and documentation of work papers in line with departmental policies and internal audit standards

  • Report observations and discuss action plans to address observations with management

  • Prepare sections of the draft audit report for review by audit manager

  • Prepare and adhere to budget for audits with travel

  • Complete ad-hoc projects and/or reviews as required

  • Lead audits when opportunities arise

  • Assist with internal investigations

Qualifications

Education / Certifications desired :

  • Degree or equivalent level

  • Professional designation completed or in progress, such as: CPA, CA, MIIA, CIA, CISA, CMA, CFE, CISSP, CIPP

Experience desired:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in financial/business/operations and / or auditing with an understanding of internal control and internal audit methodology, preferred

  • Ability to understand the company's operational policies and procedures, key business processes and overall company objectives

  • Good organizational skills, including the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, and deliver to deadlines

  • Good communication and influencing skills – both written and verbal

  • Collaborative approach to working within a team and with colleagues across the business

  • Digital and commercial awareness

  • Innovative, critical thinker

Desirable skills:

  • Exposure to major ERP systems, preferably Oracle

  • Exposure to IT Audit techniques

  • Exposure to Data Analytics tools and methods

Travel required: up to 30% domestic and international

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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.

Primary Location: US-NJ-Hoboken

Work Locations: US-NJ-Hoboken-221 River 221 River Street Hoboken 07030

Job: Finance

Organization: Finance

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 5, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1813590

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.