GS Finance Workforce Planning Analyst
WHAT YOU'LL DO
This role will fit within the Global Services & Global Digital Products Finance team. You will work in partnership with the Global Services Finance Senior Manager, Capacity Leads and Analyst to be an SME for headcount, FTE and compensation reporting which equates to approximately 50% of the costs across our Global businesses.
As part of this team your role will be integral in maintaining and updating the central workforce planning and reporting tool. The key deliverables for the role will be:
Ensuring planning and reporting tool represents latest set of assumptions and inputs from our various systems
As a close business partner to multiple functions throughout the organisation, act as SME on all elements of FTE and compensation management.
Deliver comprehensive, accurate, and timely management reporting to the Global Services Finance & Accounting team.
Create insightful analysis to allow stakeholders to understand performance drivers to proactively highlight risks, issues and opportunities for improvement.
Participate in managing the budgeting and planning process for headcount, FTE and compensation of global functions in partnership with respective functional finance leads.
YOU'RE GOOD AT
Technical and functional expertise:
Sound analytical skills, ability to navigate details and a willingness to look at data in different ways
Comfort combining multiple levels/types of data
Comfort with ambiguity and cross validating results through indirect means
An advanced knowledge of Excel with an ability to design, enhance, and maintain spreadsheets and databases.
Strong accuracy and rigorous attention to detail:
Ability to synthesize data with consistent attention to detail
Demonstrates sound judgment, high level of initiative and resourcefulness
Comfort with ambiguity and willingness to embrace an iterative process
Flexibility, comfort and desire to dig in and work through the details
Proactively review output to ensure accuracy of information
Work management, organization and planning:
Confidence to work with minimal supervision to manage model updates to tight time schedules.
Ability to plan work effectively and prioritize even in stressful situations
Reliable and timely
Problem solving, analytical skills and decision making:
Demonstrate ability to understand underlying compensation concepts and apply knowledge and skill to provide problem solving approaches.
Communication, interpersonal and teaming skills:
Demonstrates good communication skills to discuss compensation: oral, written and active listening.
Ability to work effectively in team environment and independently
Good judgment, interpersonal skills and a collaborative style
Develop strong networks within your key stakeholders in finance and across the wider BCG community.
Ability to perform effectively under pressure and changing situations.
Customer and business focus:
Demonstrates responsiveness, initiative, and an orientation toward broader business needs.
Professional and courteous approach and style.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Open to feedback and motivated to learn new topics and skills.
High level of ownership and flexibility.
YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting/economics
3+ years relevant work experience in a finance environment
Good organizational skills with high levels of accuracy and diligence a must
A passion for working in a collaborative team environment
Motivation and self-drive – excited by tackling challenges and pro-actively finding new ways to provide value to senior leadership
Advanced Excel skills - experience managing scalable financial models and large data sets
Other systems skills a benefit, e.g. a working knowledge of Workday, Tableau, HFM, Think-Cell
YOU'LL WORK WITH
Global Services & Global Digital Products businesses consist of a variety of functions providing corporate support to BCG's business and strategic priorities. It is comprised of teams and individuals who support partnership activities including firm governance and leadership, operational excellence and internal corporate development and oversight. They are a diverse group of experts, operators and specialists representing all levels who integrate and collaborate with their teams across the globe.
Key individuals for this role will be:
GS Workforce Planning team (BOS/UK/NDE)
GS Finance and Accounting team
GS Functional Finance teams
Functional HR Business Partners and GS HR Operations teams
Regional Finance teams
GS Recruiting and GS Compensation teams
YOU'LL BE TRAVELLING
WHO WE ARE
BCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We offer multiple career paths for the world’s best talent to have a real impact on business and society. As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next. We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity. In return we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible—and unlocking your potential to advance the world. Our team called Global Services (GS) provides corporate support to business areas such as Finance, Legal, HR, Marketing and IT. This diverse team of experts, operators and specialists represent all levels from Partner to entry level staff, operating across the globe in multiple countries. Global Services is in short, the backbone of BCG.