Description and Requirements

This is an opportunity for an experienced Finance Manager to join a rapidly developing and constantly growing cutting edge technology based business. Dyson is expanding its footprint in SEA and is looking for experienced staff to take Dyson through its next stage of growth.

Market Overview:

The Dyson finance team in Singapore will oversee all aspect of finance operations relating to activities in running Dyson’s high tech Dyson Digital Motor (DDM) facility, as well as operations pertaining to the manufacturing and exporting of finished goods produced by Singapore Advanced Manufacturing.

Function Overview:

The team will be responsible for the site’s cost management, financial reporting, control and compliance. It will work closely with the business stakeholders in Singapore to drive the growth of the site and also the SEA offices in Philippines and Malaysia as well as Group Finance in the UK to achieve all its deliverables.

Accountabilities:

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Main duties include:

  • Managing the overall product cost that goes into the manufacturing of DDM

  • Identifying cost down opportunities and work with relevant stakeholders to drive cost savings

  • Work with stakeholders on headcount resource management to maximize efficiency

  • Manage the inventory control of raw materials, sub assemblies, spares parts as well as finish products such that the optimal inventory position is held at all times

  • Proactively review scarp and work with the business to find process improvements to drive out recurring costs

  • Prepare analysis of actual and projected product cost for all products

  • Ad hoc analysis of business as required

Skills:

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Technical:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferable

  • Strong educational background and academic track record, demonstrating the intellectual bandwidth to grasp and manage complex issues

  • Analytical and problem solving mindset to tackle daily operations issues from multiple angles

  • Proven track record of delivering to objectives in a fast-paced environment under strict deadlines and with consistent high standard

  • Inherent ability to plan and deliver systematic improvements to financial and business processes

  • Excellent personal and business presentation skills, in particular the interpretation and presentation of financial information to non-finance people

  • Self starter and able to work independently

  • Fluent in spoken and written English 

Behavioral:

  • Developed communication and influencing skills,  with the ability to report and interact effectively at the operations as well as at senior stake holder level

  • Experience in engaging and influencing in matrix and cross-cultural business environment

  • Strong team player and naturally collaborative in approach to develop strong, mutually beneficial relationships with senior leaders and peers throughout the Dyson business

  • High integrity and professionalism.  Calm, logical and at ease. Grounded and resilient.

  • At ease with ambiguity with the ability to quickly analyse and simplify complex issues and seek out simple but effective ways of getting things done

  • A change agent, with a sense of urgency, who will challenge the status quo and avoid bureaucracy. Will drive ideas through to implementation in a decisive and determined manner

  • Self-confident and immediately credible. Communicates, negotiates and persuades internal and external stakeholders effectively.  Has the personal impact and authority required. 

  • Organizationally savvy, with the high levels of perception, self-awareness and emotional intelligence required to drive and influence change.

Benefits Overview:

Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure we offer a competitive salary and management bonus. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are only one part of a successful career at Dyson. Professional growth, leadership support and new opportunities abound, driven by regular dialogue and international training. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realizing ambition.