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We're looking for a Workday Reporting Analyst (FTC – 8 months) to join our team in London as part of our Human Resources function.

Part of the Workday Tech Support team, the Workday Reporting Analyst will support both the ongoing business as usual reporting requirements, as well as all internal project implementations.

The purpose of this role is to deliver reliable and accurate information in the form of standard and custom reports across all Workday modules (HCM, Recruitment, Advance Comp, Payroll, Benefits) 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Oversee the end-to-end request process for new reports and changes to existing ones; gather and document the requirement, prioritization, testing and delivery.

  • Develop and maintain reporting through all Workdays modules: Human Capital Management (HCM), Recruitment, Payroll, 

  • Maintain the global reporting catalogue, with a complete understanding of which reports are available and which users can use

  • Proficient in creating and utilising all necessary Workday calculated field functions 

  • Able to manage complex projects from start to finish 

  • Collaborate with HR to promote data governance to help improve data quality and insight

  • Provide HR Reporting and Analytics support to key stakeholder (e.g. HR Business teams, Talent, Reward, Payroll and Finance)

  • Oversee and develop a suite of monthly HR reports and metrics used by various HR stakeholders and ensure that any changes and updates are implemented. 

  • Builds of reporting dashboards to support/share insight/trends within people data

  • Projects – provide ongoing analyst support for various HR projects including M&A activities, integrating, builds and loading people data 

  • Help develop HR data and reporting processes across HR, ensuring consistency and simplification

  • Partner with various HR stakeholders to build and manage an HR Dashboard and consistent set of supporting HR metrics 

  • Respond to ad-hoc HR reporting requests 

  • Develop and provide training to HR teams on extracting HR data and reports from HR system and analysing the data to produce insightful metrics  

This list is not exhaustive and there may be other activities you are required to deliver.

Your Experience

  •  Experience working within an analytical role 

  • Experience within an HR discipline desirable but not essential 

  • Excellent experience of Workday Reporting including creating/maintaining calculated fields 

  • Experience using data visualization tools such as Tableau, or similar 

  • Ability to work with structured and unstructured data 

  • Understanding of statistical analysis to predict outcomes is desirable but not essential 

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to produce accurate, high quality work.

  • Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Self-motivated and able to plan and deliver work without close oversight

  • Good project tracking skills including involvement in enhancements and upgrades 

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Able to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times 


What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days 

  • Great learning and development opportunities 

  • Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans

  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers 

  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme 

  • Volunteering opportunities 

  • Season ticket loans 

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, and offer flexible benefit packages.


Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

If you have any accessibility requirements that would make you more comfortable during the application and interview process, please let us know so that we can support you.

For more information on our culture, visit Ascential.com.


About Ascential 

Ascential delivers specialist information, analytics and ecommerce optimisation platforms to the world's leading consumer brands and their ecosystems. 

Our world-class businesses improve performance and solve problems for our customers by delivering immediately actionable information combined with visionary longer-term thinking across Digital Commerce, Product Design and Marketing. We also serve customers across Retail & Financial Services. 

With more than 2,000 employees across five continents, we combine local expertise with a global footprint for clients in over 120 countries. 

Ascential is headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange

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