Description and Requirements

We currently have an opportunity to join the payroll and expenses team in Malmesbury.

Working within a team of five, the department has responsibility for the prompt and accurate payment of salaries and the payment of personal & corporate credit card expenses. Reporting to the Assistant Payroll Manager the role will support the Finance Centre of Excellence as it expands, which will see the responsibility of expenses for our European markets administered from Malmesbury. 

This is a temporary position to run until October 31st 2018.

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:

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.


  • Processing expenses via the Concur expense solution
  • Ensuring expenses are processed in line with policy
  • Recording/reporting of items for statutory compliance (e.g. VAT, PSA)
  • Ordering and issuing of foreign currency to business travellers
  • Processing of corporate credit card applications
  • Creation of new vendor accounts for UK and Europe
  • Administration of cash management, including floats, advances and foreign currency
  • Processing the daily Concur administration tasks, including setting up new employees and processing expense files
  • Month-end account ledger reconciliation
  • Assisting employees with expense related queries
  • To build and maintain strong links with Finance and the wider team
  • To take an active role in your own personal development, training and project work, as appropriate.


  • Previous credit control experience in a high volume customer focused role.
  • Familiar with working in a financial accounting environment, complying with audit and company policy requirements.
  • Experienced in building relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Good level of accounting skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g. Word and Excel).
  • Knowledge of Concur/SAP or other major accounting systems is desirable.

Key Competencies

  • High attention to detail 
  • Ability to deal with confidential & sensitive data and act with integrity at all times
  • Ability to drive efficiency and Lean processes
  • Ability to resolve problems, think logically and use ingenuity to overcome difficulties 
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage conflicting priorities and organise workload 
  • Communicates with clarity, conviction and integrity 
  • Great customer service and an ambassador for the team

Benefits Overview:

This is a temporary position to run until October 31st 2018.