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Planning Analytics Analyst

Posted 22 Sep 2022
Work experience
2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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When it comes to innovation and achievement there are few organisations with a better track record. Join us and you’ll be able to play a big part in the success of our highly successful, fast-paced business that opens up Europe so people can exercise their get-up-and-go. With over 300 aircraft flying over 1000 routes to more than 30 countries, we’re the UK’s largest airline, the second largest in Europe and the tenth largest in the world. Flying over 90 million passengers a year, we employ over 13,000 people. Its big-scale stuff and we’re still growing.


This role will sit alongside two Planning Analytics Developers and will report into the Senior Finance Manager for Group Planning and Finance Systems. The team sits within Financial Planning & Analysis. This role will be the primary contact point for the wider finance team into Planning Analytics, will drive change and continued improvement to processes and models and support all financial month end and forecasting tasks.


To support Planning Analytics-related activities including month-end, planning cycles, user access/training and ascertain user Planning Analytics requirements to improve existing processes and develop new functionality


  • Support users with day-to-day queries, troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Manage and maintain users across all easyJet Planning Analytics applications.
  • Be responsible for timely and accurate month end, year end and budgeting processes in Planning Analytics, working with and supporting the wider Finance community.
  • Maintain, improve and develop new reports, user interfaces and business processes to ensure all user requirements of the system are met in the most efficient way.
  • Engage and train new and existing users to maintain a high level of knowledge amongst the wider finance community and ensure new product features are relayed effectively.
  • Liaise with easyJet’s Planning Analytics support partner as and when required and to ensure regular upgrades are performed.
  • Assist in model builds
  • Assist in project planning and dialogue across the business on project pipelines, priority and status

Requirements of the Role


  • Understanding of IBM Cognos Planning Analytics/TM1 Rules, TI’s and processes
  • Educated to degree level
  • Experience supporting/delivering improvements to Planning Analytics models
  • Demonstrable experience of IBM Planning Analytics PAx and PAW
  • Experience of providing quality end user support
  • Experience of training and engaging with end users
  • Demonstrate a true passion for Planning Analytics and desire to pass this to user
  • SQL


  • Competitive base salary
  • Up to 20% bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • BAYE, SAYE & Performance share schemes
  • 7% pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Excellent staff travel benefits

We’re Europe’s leading airline flying more than 82 million passengers to more than 33 countries! But we’re not just known for our size and innovation, we’re known around the world for our incredible staff who are at the heart of everything we do.

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