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Pernod Ricard, N°2 worldwide in wines & spirits, is currently digitalizing all its functions and in particular HR and Finance.
Workday has been chosen as the main solution to power the HR strategy all around the world, putting the employee at the center. It has been launched in March 2019 and is covering Core HR, Recruitment, Talent & Performance, Compensation & Advanced Compensation. While continuing developing the platform, we have decided to equip HR controlling (HR structure
costs budgeting and forecasting), implementing Adaptive Planning to manage our budget / estimates process.

To support the HR controlling function, we created a Group Workforce planning Team with the following roles:
-Lead the implementation and development of the tool (from the functional standpoint)
– Ensure the upskilling of the HR function
– Develop and maintain a common language between all stakeholders (HR and Finance)
– Lead the mindset change of both HR and Finance to increase the collaboration and gain efficiency
– Support HR and Finance Directors on staff costs and related analysis

She/he will complete the following missions:

Roles and responsibilities:

▪ Mission 1: For monthly reporting, budget and estimates processes, ensure quality of the financial Payroll & 
Benefit (P&B) data in Adaptive Planning and ensure consistency with Workday (Group HRIS) and Polaris (Group 
EPM – Tagetik)

– Ensure respect of procedures and Group guidelines

– Perform quality check to guarantee accuracy of P&B figures in Adaptive Planning

– Perform reconciliation between Adaptive Planning and Polaris 

– Consolidate data at Group level

▪Mission 2: Perform P&B analysis, benchmarking, and simulations
– Prepare financial P&B analysis for Top Management, Group HR / Finance Team for monthly reporting, budget and 
estimates processes
– Perform simulations at Group level to fit General Management needs

– Support the Compensation & Benefits community in performing estimates for the merit increase and bonus 
campaign and leverage the tool to fit with business priorities and constraints
– Support HR business partners in the recruitment process by providing Group Benchmarking

▪Mission 3: Contribute to improve local and global user adoption of the Workforce Planning platform (Adaptive 
Planning), through change management, training, communication, and user support

– Provide support to HR controllers on Adaptive Planning with new ways of working

– Raise awareness to the HR community on the benefits of data to become a data driven function
– Participate to support missions in affiliates in collaboration with the HR Change & Adoption Team: Perform gap 
analysis between target and current state and define and follow up action plans raised during support missions
– Participate to training calls / Q&A sessions

Skills required:

▪ Technical skills
– Knowledge of EPM processes: financial planning, consolidation and reporting
– Knowledge of HR processes, HR data / C&B is a plus

– Microsoft Excel 
– Experience with Workday / Adaptive Planning / Tagetik is a plus
– Experience with dashboarding tools, PowerBI is a plus
– Project management, Digital HR or Finance is a plus
– Strong affinity with tools and technologies

▪ Soft skills:
– Analytical mind and curiosity
– Rigor, “figures-oriented analysis” capacity, accuracy and attention to detail sensitivity 
– Strong organization skills with the ability to independently manage multiple projects and deliverables against 

– Capacity to deliver with high standard

– Change Management: training and communication

– Reactivity, autonomy, proactivity, enthusiasm

– Team player

– Strong sense of ethics & confidentiality

▪ Working language: English and French

Profile required:

▪ Education required: Engineer's school/ Business school/ Equivalent University Degree

▪ Work experience required: 
– 3-4 years of experience in a Consulting Firm and/or EPM system/process support and/or Finance Analyst and/or
HR controller with interest in Digital HR / finance tools

– Skills acquired in the previous professional experience: finance processes and systems

– Working experience in an Agile environment is a plus

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