HR Data and Reporting Analyst

Open for Employee Referral
Application deadline date: 
May 31, 2023
Starting date: 
As soon as possible

The Human Resources Office at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for an HR Data and Reporting Analyst position.

Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary with entities in these countries. CEU offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs delivered in English (

We are seeking candidates who gained experience as HR Generalist, or HR Planner, or HR Controller and have a vested technical interest and already some experience in HR integrated systems and HR data. Having a highly analytical mind, the selected candidate will work with SAP, prepare reports in SAP and Nexon. After completing a training, the selected candidate will be one of the SAP superusers of CEU Human Resources Office (HRO).

Main tasks:

As a member of a small HR Data team, the successful candidate will complete the following tasks.

  • Works in the designated databases (Nexon, SAP SuccessFactors, etc), enters data and updates records as needed
  • Supports HRO operations from data management point of view
  • Quality assurance of data input and data management processes
  • Acts as the superuser of the SAP SuccessFactors’ HR modules in CEU (will get a training for this role)
  • Responsible for HR data governance, up to date personnel and organizational master data
  • HR reporting:
    • Prepares accurate and timely HR reports to stakeholders
    • Provides advice on improving HR reporting in terms of content, visualization and accuracy
    • Participates in development of standardized reporting and Business Intelligence solutions to achieve consistency and efficiency
  • Participating in data related improvement and system development projects:
    • Identifies and implements process and system enhancements to better govern and increase integrity of HR data
    • Assists with the roll out of new tools and systems including testing and training tasks
    • Acts as a team member in projects;
    • From time to time, acts the project manager of smaller data related projects
  • Providing support in data management:
    • continuously reviewing HR data quality in HR systems,
    • providing support in data cleaning,
    • performing periodic testing to validate overall data accuracy
    • reviewing settings of those systems where data are stored and managed (e.g. Nexon, etc.)
  • HR related data mining:
    • creates reports/lists of HR related data and any segmented HR data as requested
    • answers specific inquiries
  • Contributes to training material preparation and conducts trainings (if applicable) like refreshment trainings to new users on use of existing systems
  • Delivers small developments to support day to day operations
  • Identifies issues, risks and shares it with direct supervisor with recommendations


  • The ideal candidate knows and understands HR processes based on his/her/their 3-5 years of HR Generalist, HR Planner, or HR Controlling experience and knows the meaning and processes behind the numbers.
  • Ideally 3-5 years practice in HR data management and reporting (ideally including also data visualization)
  • Bachelor's degree in Business administration, Economics and HR
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ideally, working experience with SAP SuccessFactors and/or Nexon
  • Accuracy
  • Teamwork, relationship building
  • Analytical skills
  • Creativity
  • Coping with stress
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word Excel, and Power Point)
  • Advanced internal client communication skills


We offer a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience as well as a dynamic and international academic environment. The initial contract is for one year with the possibility of renewal.


How to apply

Applicants need to submit:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information of two references 


Please send your complete application package to - including the job code in the subject line: 2023/029.

CEU is strongly committed to the promotion of gender equality and equal opportunities within our institution. Previous training, work experience and/or engagement with matters of equality, diversity and inclusion at the organizational level will be an asset.

Central European University does not discriminate on the basis of—including, but not limited to—race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, gender and sexual orientation in administering its educational policies, admissions policies, employment, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

About CEU

Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in the social sciences, humanities, law, public policy and management. It is accredited in the United States, Austria and Hungary. CEU's mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, research-based teaching and learning and civic engagement, in order to contribute to the development of open societies. CEU offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs and enrolls more than 1,400 students from over 100 countries. The teaching staff consists of resident faculty from over 50 countries and prominent visiting scholars from around the world. The language of instruction is English.

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CEU is an equal opportunity employer.

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