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HR Senior Specialist, People Analytics

Company: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc.
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

The Senior Analyst, People Analytics partners with department stakeholders (e.g. COEs, Business Partners), IT, and business unit leaders to deliver human capital analytics and actionable insights required for decision-making. This position will also identify and engage in high-impact projects, requiring the development of solutions and/or insights through the use of descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, or prescriptive analytics.

Essential Job Functions:

  • In conjunction with the Program Manager, People Analytics, conduct advanced human capital analytics to address key issues with the business and to optimize the use of data in decision-making.
  • Partners with COEs and business unit leaders to identify opportunities to leverage data analytics to inform the design of programs and measure their success against stated goals and objectives.
  • Defines appropriate analytical approaches and methodologies to translate business needs into compelling narratives using data visualization.
  • Sources, cleans, examines and integrates multiple sources of complex data sets to identify data patterns, relationships, and trends to help answer business questions and inform decision-making.
  • Recommends and develops compelling, logically structured reports, dashboards, models, and presentations that tell the workforce story and inform the people and business strategy.
  • Provide People Solutions and FINRA leadership research-based evaluation of advanced human capital analytics that can be leveraged to optimize the use of data in decision-making.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participates on cross-functional projects in support of team goals.
  • Maintains in-depth understanding of all systems, programs, and policies within People Solutions.
  • Stays abreast of relevant legislation, regulation, and policies.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field that emphasizes data analysis and visualization (e.g., computer science, engineering, decision science, applied mathematics, statistics, or social sciences) with a minimum of 4 years position-specific progressive experience. Master's degree preferred, analytics certification(s) a plus.
  • Experience with data analytics projects from idea generation through execution and assessment.
  • Experience developing reporting and dashboards with BI tools such as Tableau or Power BI; strong data visualization and storytelling skills.
  • Proficient using programming languages and statistical tools, such as R or Python, to analyze complex data.
  • Strong business acumen; familiarity with human resources programs and processes.
  • In-depth HRIS knowledge; Workday (Core HCM, Recruiting, etc.) or experience with HR transactional data preferred.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills and abilities.
  • Demonstrated project and program management capabilities.
  • Proven ability to work independently, while operating in a fully collaborative environment, to influence and achieve desired outcomes.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including making presentations.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite.

Working Conditions:

  • Work generally performed in an office environment.
  • Extended hours and travel may be required.

To be considered for this position, please submit an application.

The information provided above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work of the position. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.

Please note: If the "Apply Now" button on a job board posting does not take you directly to the FINRA Careers site, enter www.finra.org/careers into your browser to reach our site directly.

FINRA strives to make our career site accessible to all users. If you need a disability-related accommodation for completing the application process, please contact FINRA's accommodation help line at 240.386.4865. Please note that this number is exclusively for inquiries regarding application accommodations.

In addition to a competitive salary, comprehensive health and welfare benefits, and incentive compensation, FINRA offers immediate participation and vesting in a 401(k) plan with company match. You will also be eligible for participation in an additional FINRA-funded retirement contribution, our tuition reimbursement program and many other benefits. If you would like to contribute to our important mission and work collegially in a professional organization that values intelligence, integrity and initiative, consider a career with FINRA.

Important Information

FINRA's Code of Conduct imposes restrictions on employees' investments and requires financial disclosures that are uniquely related to our role as a securities regulator. FINRA employees are required to disclose to FINRA all brokerage accounts that they maintain, and those in which they control trading or have a financial interest (including any trust account of which they are a trustee or beneficiary and all accounts of a spouse, domestic partner or minor child who lives with the employee) and to authorize their broker-dealers to provide FINRA with duplicate statements for all of those accounts. All of those accounts are subject to the Code's investment and securities account restrictions, and new employees must comply with those investment restrictions-including disposing of any security issued by a company on FINRA's Prohibited Company List or obtaining a written waiver from their Executive Vice President-by the date they begin employment with FINRA. Employees may only maintain securities accounts that must be disclosed to FINRA at one or more securities firms that provide an electronic feed (e-feed) of data to FINRA, and must move securities accounts from other securities firms to a firm that provides an e-feed within three months of beginning employment.

You can read more about these restrictions here.

As standard practice, employees must also execute FINRA's Employee Confidentiality and Invention Assignment Agreement without qualification or modification and comply with the company's policy on nepotism.

Search Firm Representatives

Please be advised that FINRA is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, a valid written agreement and task order must be in place before any resumes are submitted to FINRA. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at FINRA without a valid written agreement and task order in place will be deemed the sole property of FINRA and no fee will be paid in the event that person is hired by FINRA.

FINRA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal state or local laws as appropriate, or upon the protected status of the person's relatives, friends or associates.

FINRA abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

FINRA abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.

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