European Sales Data Administrator - 3 month FTC

Competitive Salary



To maintain and update the weekly Sales-Out reporting database, by working closely with European Sales and Finance functions.

Market Overview

Home to our global Research, Design and Development centre and all of our Commercial functions, Dyson HQ is tucked away in countryside famous for the railway tunnels and bridges of Isambard Brunel, who revolutionised modern engineering. Our secluded location helps us to protect our ideas and stay independent-minded. Yet nearby are the fashionable cities of Bristol and Bath (where a young James Dyson invented cyclone technology).

The building is the heartbeat of Dyson. Nearly 2,000 people, including James himself, spend their days strategizing, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world. In 2017, our HQ will double its footprint with an ambitious new expansion.

Function Overview

Our Financial Accounting function provides the foundation for Dyson’s global commercial success. Creating and monitoring a framework of systems, processes and reporting that defines how we operate financially. The team forms a vital backbone of Dyson – encompassing our inventory, accounts payable and receivable, planning and analysis, and statutory reporting and consolidation. Delivering rapid performance insights and forecasting to help us stay ahead of the competition. And, in an organisation that doesn’t stand still, the team’s work is a growing challenge of ever-evolving numbers.


Creation of a ‘best-in-class’ process to enable production and publication of weekly European sales-out reports for the Consumer division.

For a fixed term of 3 months initially you will:
  • Ensure that data received is maintained and mapped correctly in to the reporting systems.
  • Clear all mapping errors on a timely basis.
  • Validation of data received from retailers and timely resolution of any issues.
  • Deliver accurate reporting and ad hoc analysis. 
  • Implement process improvements to automate wherever possible, with a particular focus on establishing EDI links with key European retailers.


Develop and maintain key sales out & trade stock reports for Key Account Managers (KAMs)


  • Build deep and comprehensive understanding of European sales-out and trade stocks.
  • Maintain and streamline sales out and trade stocks reporting across multiple systems.
  • Partner the Sales Finance team to produce robust analysis and deliver commercial insights to the European senior leadership team.
  • Provide sales out and trade stock data to other departments and markets within Europe to enable key business decisions to be taken.




  • Ad hoc market, channel and customer analysis.
  • Fix things that you can see need fixing.
  • Identify problems and implement solutions.


  • Strong Excel skills with experience of pivot tables and lookups.
  • Strong track record of managing large sets of data, with a focus on accuracy & speed of delivery.
  • Experience of working with both internal customers & finance teams.
  • Experience of Business Warehouse (BW) would be an advantage.


  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to present complex concepts and data sets to finance and non-finance teams.


  • Ability to deliver under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Good customer and cross functional interface capabilities.
  • Good communication and team skills
  • Attention to detail without losing bigger picture.
  • Objective, enthusiastic, committed, flexible.
  • Diligent/conscientious.
  • Self-motivated, independent, dynamic and results-driven

Benefits Overview

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

Posted: 4-Aug-2017

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