Treasury and Data analyst
Pearsons Treasury, Risk and Insurance team has established a reputation as a ground-breaking team, winning awards for its social bond debt issuance, in house bank structure and cash forecasting is now seeking a new experienced analyst with strengths in cash and risk management and a good understanding of data analysis.
The character of the team is reflected in the its values:
We make our mark we execute with speed and agility focussing on activities which add value.
We deliver quality – We work to the highest standards
We earn trust We execute transactions flawlessly, on time and we provide trusted guidance
We ask why we challenge the status quo
We ask what if we believe that to outperform it can be necessary to do things differently
We support each other to develop and thrive
We respect and welcome different viewpoints and backgrounds
What youll be doing
The role involves:
Management of cash and foreign exchange transactions to centralise cash and mitigate foreign exchange exposures
Preparation of and analysis of short and medium term multi-currency cash forecasts
Controls work including validation of automated reconciliations (and dealing with exceptions) and ensuring all treasury policies are adhered to
Repatriation of cash balances from harder to reach territories where cross border pooling is not possible and exchange controls may be in place
Validation of treasury data and the creation of rules to ensure that all bank transactions are appropriately coded to allow easy analysis
Project work including assisting with accounting opening and closures relating to mergers and acquisitions and work to optimise our banking structures
Oversee the administration of intercompany funding and loan payments in relation to the Treasury in house bank
Support the month end reporting requirements such as derivative valuations, cash flow forecasts and inter-company settlements (cash and non-cash)Ensuring compliance with key policies and controls
Liaising with operating companies and sharing best practice guidance within Pearson
Good technical skills (including interest in completing ACT exams)
Good communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Strong project management skills
Demonstrates integrity & delivers what is promised.
Enjoys asking the what if and why questions.
Represents Pearsons values, is a trusted confidant to colleagues and external sources.
An understanding of Treasury Management Systems / dealing systems and straight through processes
Training will be provided to the successful candidate to ensure a strong understanding of the group, ensure appropriate technical knowledge and to support any identified development areas.
Diversity and Inclusion at Pearson
Pearson is delighted to be committed to the Race Charter and have pledged to ACT ON to support a more inclusive workplace for all our employees. We are confirmed by Stonewall in the Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employers in the UK, and received 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Foundations Corporate Equality (CEI) Index for 2020, a primary driving force for LGBTQ workplace inclusion. We are on the Disability Equality Index, Bloomberg Gender Equality Index, have achieved Investors in People Gold, and are a Working Mums Top Employer and Age Positive employer.