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T&E Analyst



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Join Coursera's Mission to Transform Lives Through Education as a Travel and Expense Analyst


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Organisation Summary

Coursera is a leading online learning platform that offers a diverse range of educational content and credentials in partnership with top universities and industry leaders. With a commitment to providing universal access to world-class learning, Coursera serves 142 million learners worldwide and upskills employees, citizens, and students in various fields. As a B Corp, Coursera prides itself on its mission-driven approach and global diversity, offering remote-first employment with virtual interviewing and onboarding.

Role Summary

  • Oversee daily Travel and Expense (T&E) operations, including policy management and data analysis/reporting.
  • Maintain and enhance the travel management platform for accuracy and efficiency.
  • Support compliance through detailed reporting and analysis, monitoring spend, and identifying cost-saving opportunities.
  • Manage the corporate travel credit card program, ensuring reconciliation and policy adherence.
  • Conduct audits of expense reports for accuracy and compliance, while providing employee guidance and support.

Role Requirements

  • 1-3 years of experience in T&E management or accounts payable.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and T&E software like Workday Expenses or AMEX GBT-Egencia.
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and cross-functional collaboration abilities.
  • Flexibility in working hours for a global team environment.
  • Customer service orientation for employee support and satisfaction.

Coursera was launched in 2012 by two Stanford Computer Science professors, Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller, with a mission to provide universal access to world-class learning. It is now one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, with 142 million registered learners as of December 31, 2023.

Coursera partners with over 325 leading university and industry partners to offer a broad catalog of content and credentials, including courses, Specializations, Professional Certificates, Guided Projects, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Institutions around the world use Coursera to upskill and reskill their employees, citizens, and students in fields such as data science, technology, and business. Coursera became a B Corp in February 2021.

Join us in our mission to create a world where anyone, anywhere can transform their life through access to education. We're seeking talented individuals who share our passion and drive to revolutionize the way the world learns.

We at Coursera are committed to building a globally diverse team and are thrilled to extend employment opportunities to individuals in any country where we have a legal entity. We require candidates to possess eligible working rights and have a compatible timezone overlap with their team to facilitate seamless collaboration. As a remote-first company, our interviews and onboarding are entirely virtual, providing a smooth and efficient experience for our candidates.

Financial management is crucial to the performance and success of any company. The roles and responsibilities of the Coursera Finance team include accounting, financial reporting, analysis, planning, budgeting, and compliance. Problem solvers at heart, this team works to fuel Coursera’s growth by developing creative solutions in response to accounting and finance challenges.

Coursera is currently in search of a Travel and Expense (T&E) Analyst to join our expanding Finance division. The T&E Analyst will play a pivotal role in overseeing our day-to-day T&E operations, including expense policy management and data analysis and reporting. The preferred candidate should exhibit a keen eye for detail and possess excellent multitasking abilities.


  • Manage and regularly update Travel and Expense (T&E) policies and procedures, ensuring alignment with company standards and compliance
  • Maintain our travel management platform, including ensuring accuracy of employee profiles and actively participating in system enhancements
  • Support compliance efforts by conducting reporting and analysis on travel and expense data, identifying trends, monitoring departmental spend, and identifying areas for cost-saving opportunities
  • Manage the corporate travel credit card program, including managing the reconciliation process, verifying statements against receipts and expense reports, resolving discrepancies, investigating unauthorized charges, missing receipts, or policy violations
  • Conduct thorough reviews and audits of expense reports to ensure accuracy, compliance, and financial accountability
  • Provide guidance, training, and support to employees on expense reporting tools, policies, and best practices

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1-3+ years of experience in travel and expense management and/or accounts payable
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience with T&E software (e.g., Workday Expenses, AMEX GBT-Egencia).
  • Strong analytical skills for analyzing data, identifying trends, and generating insights
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate cross-functionally.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Flexibility in Working Hours - The candidate should be comfortable working in a dynamic, global environment and be willing to adapt their schedule to accommodate meetings and collaboration with team members and stakeholders in different time zones.
  • Customer Service Orientation - A customer service-oriented mindset, with a focus on providing support and guidance to employees, contributes to a positive employee experience and enhances overall satisfaction with the expense management process.


Coursera is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.
If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please contact us at [email removed - click apply for more details].
For California Candidates, please review our CCPA Applicant Notice here.
For our Global Candidates, please review our GDPR Recruitment Notice here.

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