Description and Requirements

As a key member within the Electric Vehicle (EV) Finance Team, you will be responsible for reporting, analysing and controlling all spend in the EV category. This role is supported by a Finance Graduate. This role will sit within a start-up environment where the next 12 months does not resemble the prior 12 months.


Market Overview:

Malmesbury is tucked away in countryside famous for the landmarks of Isambard Brunel, who revolutionised modern engineering. A charming Wiltshire market town doesn’t sound like the place to develop world leading technology, but it’s just right for us. Our secluded location helps us to protect our ideas and stay independent–minded.

As part of the £2.5 billion investment, Dyson acquired a 650 acre plot in Hullavington. This former Royal Air Force base, just five miles from Dyson HQ, will increase our UK footprint tenfold. We’ll be turning old hangars into futuristic labs and workspaces – creating a campus to rival those in Silicon Valley.

Function Overview:

We’ve begun work on a battery electric vehicle – that’s no secret. It has remained our ambition to solve the worldwide problem of air pollution for nearly 30 years. Now that we have the ability to bring all our technologies together into a single product, we’re able to solve this problem at the source.  For now, it’s all about finding the right people to make it all happen for 2020.

Accountabilities:

  • You will have ownership of the monthly accounting process for EV costs, producing all monthly reporting and analysis for all cost centres for reporting to the executive level
  • Ownership of annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes for EV will also sit within your remit
  • You’ll have ownership of government grant reporting, as well as managing the relationship with the government
  • Lead analysis of larger transactions working with engineering and procurement to come to the best decision for the project and the business.
  • You will proactively build key relationships with internal stakeholders including all heads of engineering and engineering leads as well as the wider Dyson business/finance.
  • To support the role, you will also have a direct report

Skills:

  • You will have proven experience in an FP&A team, working with high-level non-finance stakeholders
  • You will also come with an entrepreneurial mind set and will not be restricted by a lack of process
  • You will be a qualified accountant with the relevant accreditations (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)
  • Experience working with SAP is preferable
  • You will have excellent MS Excel capability
  • Experience in automotive industry preferable but not essential
  • You will have a track record building relationships with senior stakeholders

Benefits Overview:

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines