Financial Analyst ~ Cost


Toronto, Canada


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 work in partnership with Senior Financial Analysts, Supply Chain/Logistics, Financial Control and Cost Centre Owners to support cost analysis and reporting across 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.


Specifically, you will -

  • Perform financial analysis of cost centres including monthly analysis of cost and variances vs. forecast and budget, partnering with cost centre owners.

  • Subject matter expert in Canada of Financial cost in the Dyson Workshop and Refurbs operation. Provide regular monthly financial analysis and recommend cost efficiencies to Finance Director and leadership team.

  • Support the month end process and P&L production.

  • Work with the accounting team to monitor accrual balances on Cost of Sales and Cost Centers, ensuring that month-end entries are completed in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Support Senior Financial Analysts in preparation of annual budget, monthly forecast, and reporting package.

  • Create analyses and financial models to support decision making and forecasting

  • Play a key role in critical projects that impact both the finance team and the broader organization.


    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.


What we're looking for

A dynamic, enthusiastic and collaborative professional who –

  • Has 2+ years’ experience in finance / cost accounting

  • 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
  • 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 Behaviours 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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