HR Senior Cost Controller

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink". is part of lm group, publicly traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services.


Job Description is looking for a  brilliant and committed HR Senior Cost Controller for its People Team based in Chiasso.
The successful candidate has strong analytical skills, is motivated to get things done, shows a hands-on approach, and is keen on working in an international team.
He/she will report into the Head of Compensation&Benefits and HR Cost Control. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Set up a standard costing system related to HR cost leveraging on the career ladder outcomes and methodology 
  • Prepare and maintain the HR budget involving the main stakeholders considering the salary review assumptions and the hiring plans 
  • Interact with the Finance team in order to check the monthly closing figures providing the reporting highlighting the actual vs budget deviations 
  • Manage the monthly/quarterly forecasting process of HR costs 
  • Manage the reporting related to headcount trends 
  • Develop an HR management dashboard (headcount and HR cost planning tool)
  • Provide sensitivities of the variable compensation based on the company/ departments reforecast processes 
  • Be the point of reference in HR for the operative cost of the function.



  • Min 5 years of experience in HR Cost Controlling 
  • University degree in Business Administration with a major in HR 
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel 
  • High analytical skills and high-quality standards with superior attention to details 
  • Results driven individual who can work independently with excellent organizational skills 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and strong communication skills 
  • Fluent English language skill


  • Experience in Compensation & Benefits area 
  • Knowledge of the Google spreadsheet