Flowserve Corporation HR Headcount Planning Analyst in IRVING, Texas

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:



This position coordinates and manages the analysis

of the Company’s headcount planning as it relates to monthly forecasting. The position will own the preparation of

executive reporting including both analysis and evidence-based commentary on

the Company’s headcount planning performance and risks. The position will also advise key

stakeholders on process improvement opportunities related to the Company’s headcount

planning processes. Additionally, the

position will support recruiting, attrition and HR compliance

reporting/processes as needed.

The position is a member of the HR Enterprise

Operations which encompasses the delivery of recurring processes as well as strategic

initiatives and project management for the HR function.


· Manage the monthly headcount

forecasting process with consideration of known business events and strategies.

· Coordinate the global use of

the Company’s headcount forecasting system with a focus on data accuracy and

key stakeholder understanding.

· Prepare monthly reports

summarizing the headcount forecast at the corporate and business group

levels. Present and discuss reports with

HR leadership including analysis and commentary on key trends and observations.

· Act as a partner to the

Company’s finance team for the purposes of monitoring and enhancing the

interface between headcount and associated financial reporting processes.

· Partner across key stakeholders

to ensure that process design, planning and delivery achieves organizational

goals and metrics including financial, time-based, and population targets.

· Develop a deep understanding of

the Company’s HR systems and data. Incorporate

these considerations into process design and planning and inform opportunities

to improve data accuracy and utilization.

· Work with a continuous improvement

mind set to identify opportunities to improve and simplify processes and

programs to deliver enhanced outcomes, reductions in re-work and alignment to

resourcing capacity.

· Assess assigned programs and

processes as well as the associated communication or training materials from an

end user perspective to ensure understanding and alignment. Implement changes to further strategic


· Anticipate and resolve issues

and barriers – managing appropriate escalation as needed – to ensure assigned

objectives are completed on time and within agreed parameters.

· Act as a project team member or

leader for change initiatives including process, system or vendor reviews and


Position Requirements:

Experience Required :

· A university degree in Finance,

Business Administration, Human Resources, or a related field is preferred.

Experience in lieu may be considered on an exception basis.

· Minimum of two (2) years of

process management within a HR or Finance environment. Experience with global or multi-regional headcount

management or financial forecasting processes is preferred.

· Knowledge of foundational HR

data, systems, and processes is preferred.

· Strong capabilities with core

software including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint or equivalent programs.

· Demonstrated experience

partnering at multiple organizational levels and across remote teams. Experience with external vendor management is



· Excellent data management and

interpretation skills including the ability to audit, format, model and analyse

large data sets.

· The ability to synthesize

anecdotal evidence and data to create a holistic perspective to ensure audience

understanding of complex issues.

· Strong verbal and written

communication skills with the ability to modify approach and format based on

target audience attributes.

· Collaboration across

stakeholders to assess needs and constraints, pursuing actions that support


· Comfortable working with

foreign business environments, values diversity and must have strong

interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity.

· Demonstrated ability to operate

in a hands-on environment, yet see the big picture on a global basis

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

HR Headcount Planning Analyst

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Primary Posting Location:


Job Posting Category:

Human Resources


United States of America

Employment Type:

Full time

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