Headcount Planning & Analysis Analyst

  • Finastra
  • London, UK
  • 13/05/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Role purpose:

  • To support increased maturity of the headcount planning analysis and support business leaders to inform decision making on headcount controls (hiring/attrition)
  • To deliver evidenced based insight through organisational data analysis to drive greater organisational efficiency
  • To support headcount governance for the business through the delivery and continuous improvement of headcount reporting and for the organisation globally
  • To support management of the headcount forecasting process

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

  • Manage the total headcount forecasting process quarterly, half yearly and annually
  • Support production, analysis and headcount reporting for Board
  • Own the production and analysis of monthly headcount and employment cost report - including delivery of insight on trends and opportunities
  • Set up and run processes that provide assurance on total headcount reporting and forecasting including data quality
  • Improve management of headcount (transfers, exits, attrition, hiring tracking) to provide effective governance and decision making

Key skills [and level]

  • Commercial management and analysis
  • Financial planning & analysis – analytical skills
  • Programmatic skills – project management
  • Presentation skills, story telling

Must have technical / professional qualifications or experience

  • Understanding of FP&A – how is people cost translated from headcount into P&L, cash, capitalisation etc.


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