Senior HR Analytics Analyst

MFS Investment Management
Boston, USA
30 Jul 2022
12 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
At MFS, you will find a culture that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and demonstrate care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters - to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and institutions who rely on us to help them build more secure and prosperous futures.

What you will be responsible for:

The Senior HR Analytics Analyst provides analysis and insights to HR and business units to help drive data understanding and promote data-driven talent decisions. Working to analyze and make recommendations to all levels of the business, including leadership, this role requires an individual with excellent analytical abilities, strong business acumen and stellar project management skills.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the design and development of the Talent Management Analytic strategy. Build interest, understanding and literacy across HR and business functions.
  • Use analytic and general system tools to conduct data analysis and discovery, and identify trends and correlations to uncover insights. Recommend information that should be analyzed based on key indicators, work to determine root cause, and/or identify potential areas of concern.
  • Strong business acumen and the ability to bridge the gap between business strategy and data interpretation.
  • Manipulate and manage large data sets to provide information and evidence that will help the business make decisions by providing insights and recommendations. Identify and raise awareness around dependencies; and incorporate design thinking, business needs, and resource capabilities into process recommendations.
  • Create and maintain strong partnerships with key stakeholders (HRBP's, functional HR team, business leaders, etc.) to understand business problems and effectively communicate data analysis solutions. Serve as translator between data designers and users.
  • Manage individual and group projects comprised of cross-functional teams. Leverage design thinking methodologies to ensure consistent input from end users.
  • Provide data interpretation to identify areas of improvement, perform business analysis, offer potential solutions in a simplified manner.
  • Design audience-specific reports and tools with consideration of visualization principles to share data in an intuitive manner.
  • Define and deliver ongoing dashboards, reports, and metrics to provide actionable insights and inform HR strategy. Develop and maintain reporting standards and criteria, including responsibility for data and reporting integrity out to the business.
  • Create and maintain a data governance methodology to standardize metric definitions, create naming conventions and educate end users in data literacy.
  • Develop and perform training for the HR department and end users on HR systems, including updates and upgrades and related processes. Prepare system training documentation to ensure the proper use of HR systems.
  • Serve as a backup to the HRIS team as needed and maintain continued collaboration. Participate in bi-annual testing.
  • Perform additional duties as needed.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3-5 years experience with HR enterprise systems such as Workday, PeopleSoft or Oracle required.
  • Bachelors' degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum three year' experience with HR enterprise systems such as Workday, PeopleSoft or Oracle. Experience with designing reporting and related analytics within the Workday environment and using business intelligence tools preferred.
  • Demonstrated abilities using analytical thinking/problem solving skills in identifying issues and providing solutions as required, as well as, the ability to translate comprehensive knowledge of HRIS and its back-end technologies into successful easily understood solutions in a consistent, fast and comprehensive manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide range of internal contacts.
  • Solid organization and time management skills with demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.



What we offer:
  • Generous time-off provided: including "Responsible time off" for many roles, paid company holidays when the US Stock Exchange is closed, plus paid volunteer time
  • Family Focus: Up to 20 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, adoption assistance, generous caregiver leave
  • Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with company contributions
  • Wellness Programs: Robust wellness webinars, employee assistance program, gym reimbursement through our medical plans, fitness center discounts and more
  • Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability
  • Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan, Defined Contribution plan- 15% of base salary invested into the Plan, competitive total compensation programs

MFS is a hybrid work environment (remote/onsite) unless otherwise stated in the job posting .

This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless MFS approves an exemption as an accommodation due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission of an exemption request does not guarantee that an exemption will be approved or that the request can be accommodated.
If any applicant is unable to complete an application or respond to a job opening because of a disability, please contact MFS at 617-954-5000 or email for assistance.

MFS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws. Employees and applicants of MFS will not be subject to harassment on the basis of their status. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited. Please see the EEO is the Law document and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision , linked for your reference.

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