Description and Requirements

The role sits within the Service Delivery arm of Finance Centre of Excellence (FCoE) and is responsible for Financial Accounting and Month End Reporting.  Ensure accurate and timely delivery in a consistent and lean manner across these markets. 

Market Overview:

Dyson HQ is home to over 3,500 people who work across a medley of engineering and commercial functions. The award-winning campus has three cafes, a sports centre and a number of engineering icons including our Harrier and Lightning jets – one of which hangs from the ceiling of our café. Based in Malmesbury, the campus is within easy reach of both the Cotswolds and cities like Bath and Bristol along the M4 corridor.

Function Overview:

The Finance Centre of Excellence is responsible for all of Finance Operations across all of Dysons European markets. As our ambition grows there is increasing importance on forecasting and reporting on our working capital. 

Accountabilities:

  • Deliver Month End close for the Markets to prescribed deadlines with no material misstatements.
  • Safeguard Dyson financials via application of accounting policies and guidelines and robust balance sheet reconciliations prepared and reviewed on time.
  • Ensure smooth transition of New Frontiers from project to business as usual and ensure processes are best practise and consistent across FCoE.
  • Support the preparation of annual Statutory Accounts and Tax submission.
  • Oversee year end external audit requirements and any CoSec deliverables.
  • Lead the month end P+L meetings and periodic Balance Sheet review with key internal stakeholders highlighting risks, opportunities and areas of focus.
  • Review and accountability for monthly cash flow forecast submission, being able to communicate key drivers and any subsequent variances.
  • Ensure knowledge of markets both from a controls and commercial stand point are maintained.
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders in the markets (Commercial Finance teams).
  • Ensure all Month End reports & KPIs are delivered in line with the FCoE/Market SLA.
  • Review and update Customer Board Pack commentary and metrics, ensuring it is relevant and informative to drive valuable discussion.
  • Work at the same pace as Dyson, understanding any changes impacting FCoE and effectively addressing / embedding them in a timely manner.
  • Fulfil any other ad hoc responsibilities as directed by the Financial Controller.

Skills:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Degree level education or equivalent
  • Ability to organise and prioritise in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advanced IT skills – Microsoft & SAP
  • Proactive approach with great problem solving skills.
  • Highly motivated to achieve results
  • Proactively highlights and progresses solutions for issues identified
  • Good team player: capable of working effectively with finance and non-finance managers

Benefits Overview:

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