Pearson Accounts Receivable Specialist in North York, Ontario

Accounts Receivable Specialist


Pearson is on a mission to help people make progress in their lives through learning. We are moving that mission forward by keeping up with the top issues in education today and constantly embracing, testing, and innovating new technologies that adapt to our ever-changing lifestyles. As Pearson is currently experiencing ongoing rapid growth and expansion in our Online Program Management division, we are looking for talented, driven, focused candidates that can exhibit a positive, can-do attitude as well as approach their work with vigor and determination.

We are currently seeking a high energy individual with excellent multi-tasking skills who learns quickly. In this role you will be responsible for completing the day to day activities of the Online Program Management billing process. This involves managing the daily tasks for 40-50 University Partner Programs from roster reconciliation to invoicing, (approximately $25M annually).

Clear and concise communication is required for dealing with both internal and external resources. Candidate must be self-motivated with a strong initiative for driving process efficiencies. Attention to detail and proficiency in Excel is critical.


  • Prepare invoices from internal reports to various Universities and College.

  • Reconcile student rosters between internal CRM to reports provided by Universities (as outlined in internal process documents).

  • Liaise with internal departments and Finance contacts at Universities surrounding roster reconciliation and billing calculations (facilitating discrepancy resolution as required).

  • Assist with customer account reconciliations and collection as required.

  • Assist Cash Application department with identifying correct documents for receipt posting.

  • Assist in monthly revenue accrual and review, investigate and report on variances identified (per internal control procedures).

  • Master Data set-up and maintenance in the Oracle Contracts Module.


  • Qualifications:

  • Data entry experience with a high degree of accuracy is essential.

  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Good investigative and reconciliation skills.

  • Moderate accounting knowledge with understanding of revenue accruals, G/L reconciliations and the ability to prepare journal entries.

  • Knowledge/experience working with Oracle accounting software a definite asset.

  • Proficient in MS Office – Word and Excel.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

  • Strong organization skills with the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work with all levels of Business in a diplomatic and professional manner.

  • At least 1 year prior experience working in Accounts Receivable.

    Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Primary Location: CA-ON-North York

Work Locations: CA-Toronto-105 Gordon Baker 105 Gordon Baker Rd North York M2H 3P8

Job: General Business Operations

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Feb 17, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1815317

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.