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About the role: * We are currently looking for warm and engaging individuals to join our team. As a *Finance Assistant you will support the Workforce Skills APAC finance function, focusing primarily on client billings, project tracking and procurement support.

You will be responsible for delivering timely and accurate recording, generation, and reconciliation of data, together with adherence to internal accounting policies and processes.

Our team: Workforce Skills – We provide upskilling and reskilling that ensures people can thrive in a digital, automated future. Faethm is a SaaS platform that uses artificial intelligence to help prepare people for the future of work and was acquired by Pearson in 2021. Workforce Skills is the newest division at Pearson with ambitious and exciting plans for growth.

Flexible working: We are committed to hybrid working practices and have adopted flexible remote and virtual working. Where possible our employees can choose to manage their attendance to the office more flexibly as agreed with their manager.

As a Finance Assistant, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Processing global client invoicing for the region Workforce Skills including working with multi-currency transactions  

  • Using Pearson platforms for submission & review of corporate AMEX and DiviPay expenses, ensuring all appropriate approvals and documentation are in place

  • Manage account escalations, including supporting the business with supplier onboarding and requisitions

  • Support Finance BP with Oracle Projects, including project administration, reporting and reconciliation

  • Reconciliation of billing data across Pearson platforms including Talent Len, Salesforce, and Oracle

  • Verify accuracy of billing data, ensuring appropriate documentation and approvals are in place

*To be successful in this role, you will ideally have: *

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience gained in a similar finance role.

  • Salesforce CRM and/or Oracle experience is strongly preferred

  • Microsoft Office experience, including intermediate excel at minimum

  • Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills

  • Great attention to detail

  • A confident, organised, self-motivated team player


  • Bonus leave day to invest in your learning, as well as volunteer day to give back to the community

  • Sydney hybrid working

  • Ongoing career development & training provided

  • Discounted healthcare benefits

Our purpose:  At Pearson we ‘add life to a lifetime of learning’ so everyone can realise the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. 

Our company:  Pearson was founded in 1844 and has been built on our ability to grow with and adapt to a constantly evolving market. Our 20,000+ employees are dedicated to creating the high-quality, digital-first, accessible and sustainable resources for lifelong learning. 

Diversity:  At Pearson we value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced as strengths and opportunities are equal and accessible. 

If you are as passionate as we are about changing lives through learning, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.


Organization: Workforce Skills

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 9490

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