Labour Reporting Analyst - Birmingham

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/720940/78441/LT
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2021
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

In a competitive marketplace, Compass recognises it needs to challenge the amount and nature of work that is being undertaken across its units so we can deliver world class services to our clients, while dedicating more time to developing the productivity of our teams. This position will ensure a consistent and standard framework is adopted in implementation of the unit readiness plans.

Job Description
  • Competitive Salary
  • 40 Hours - Monday to Friday (Remote until further notice)
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
More about the role:

The Labour Reporting Analyst will be central in supporting our colleagues deliver the best service to our clients and customers across thousands of sites within the UK and Ireland. Working within the UK Finance function and aligned to the WFM project, the Labour Reporting Analyst will support with the writing, enhancement and ongoing maintenance of reports within IBM Cognos 10, IBM Cognos Analytics, Infor BIRST and Microsoft Excel. The Labour Reporting Analyst will support with the testing of the data feed between the Infor WFM product and Compass Group's instance of Cognos.

The successful applicant will work under the direction of the Business Analyst, but will be required to show initiative in order recommend best practices for report development. There will be the potential and expectation for the Labour Reporting Analyst to enhance their skillsets in the areas of reporting and data analysis. This is a new and exciting position, with the opportunity to shape how we deliver labour spend information across a large and diverse business.

Who you are:


  • Excellent knowledge of Cognos 10 or Cognos Analytics
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel knowledge, including PowerQuery and PowerPivot
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and working under pressure
  • Desire to learn and develop, particularly within the areas of reporting and analysis
  • Problem solver.


  • Experience of Infor or other WFM system
  • Experience of Infor BIRST
  • Experience of SAP
Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Compass Group UK and Ireland is part of Compass Group Plc, the world's leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services on our clients' premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Defence, Offshore & Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.