Category Financial Analyst

competitive

Toronto, Canada

Description

What you'll be doing

Reporting to the Commercial Finance Manager, you are a newly qualified CPA or in the final stages of obtaining the designation.  In this role you will act as a business partner supporting the Brand Managers and Marketing Director, to drive profitability across all categories and accurately report and control all brand investment for Dyson Canada.

 


Market Overview

Our Commercial functions are located both within our Malmesbury head quarters as well as our local market offices. Through combining the expertise of our functions, working in collaboration with our engineers, we steer decisions and set direction in bringing our machines to markets; ensuring the overall success of the business.

Function Overview

For a Dyson machine to be successful, it requires rigorous commercial consideration. From the first prototype, to beyond its unboxing. Our strong financial planning and operations are what take Dyson ideas beyond the labs of RDD, onto shelves, and into the homes of our owners across the world. Forecasting, allocating and auditing our resources without ever compromising the integrity and entrepreneurial spirit that defines our business. And with a 25-year pipeline of future Dyson machines on the horizon, all our Finance teams are set to play a crucial role in delivering every single one.

Accountabilities


Specifically, you will ...

  • Support the annual budgeting and monthly forecasting process for all brand investment.

  • Prepare accurate month end financial statements for brand investment budgets.

  • Support the Commercial Finance Manager in providing financial control, analysis and insight to the Marketing Director on all brand investment and marketing expenditure, including ROI analysis and brand spend evaluation.

  • Lead monthly meetings with marketing brand managers on budget review, identify risks and opportunities and prepare accuracy reports.

  • Act as a business partner for brand managers supporting pre and post event analysis (Yellows and Blues) and overall support of projects intended to improve category Gross Margin per unit.

     

    You will be located in downtown Toronto, just a few blocks from the CN Tower and steps away from some of the world's best venues, restaurants, shops, and the underground path.



 


Skills

Job Requirements:

 

A dynamic, enthusiastic and collaborative professional who –

 

  • Has a university degree, with a finance or accounting concentration

  • Has obtained a recognized accounting qualification or in the in the final stages of working towards it

  • Has 2+ years’ experience in finance

  • Is able to demonstrate advanced analytical skills in MS Excel and SAP

  • Has a proven understanding of commercial finance

  • Is able to build strong relationships across the business

  • Works well in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

  • Finds process improvements and efficiencies

  • Manages time exceptionally well, is able to balance and execute multiple priorities

  • Has high attention to detail and accuracy

  • Identifies creative solutions to business problems

Acts as a role model for Dyson Behaviors and the Dyson Spirit

Benefits Overview

Dyson Canada monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, vacation and retirement savings contributions. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy profit-related bonuses, life insurance, and family health and dental benefits. But financial incentives are just one of the rewards of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular coaching and learning. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our creative engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realizing ambition.

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