Product Costing Assistant, Finance

RM Confidential

Senai, Johor- Malaysia.


Update and maintain a costing database of over 10,000 costing parts and sub-assemblies called Facton

Market Overview

In 2000, Dyson moved production from Malmesbury to Malaysia to be closer to our supply chains and open up international growth. The small team of 10 has now grown to almost 1,200 – forming Dyson’s second biggest global hub. Located in the exhilarating industrial heart of Johor, it’s also home to RDD, IT, operations,  finance, creative and HR.
The RDD facility is central to our plans to launch 100 new machines in the next four years. To meet these ambitions, we recently expanded the site to 30,000m², with 50 advanced technology labs and 700 new engineers. In the Dyson world, there’s no more exciting place to be.

Function Overview

Our Financial Accounting team 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.


Facton Process Support

    • Update and maintain a costing database of over 10,000 costing parts and sub-assemblies called Facton

    • Be responsible for inputting, uploading, maintaining, checking of submitted cost information within and outside of Facton. This involves checking across other Dyson systems.

    • Be knowledgeable and take on ownership of the Facton monthly cycle. You will supervise, monitor and coordinate the progress of the Facton monthly cycle to ensure it adheres to timetables and procedures. You will also perform logical and consistency checks on the data submitted and liaise with the appropriate parties if there are any issues and take appropriate corrective action

    • Finalize the product prices at the end of the month

    • Perform quality assurance on costing data submitted

    • Liaise and work closely with category managers and CMs  to ensure all pricing data are submitted and/or uploaded in a timely manner every month

    • Act as first point of contact for Procurement team and CMs with regards to any Facton issues. Resolve and escalate to Facton Technical Support if necessary, in a timely manner. Focal point for escalation of technical issues internally & externally.

    • Maintain and ensure that data in the product database is kept updated in Facton during the monthly Pricing update process

    • Ensures all reports are scheduled in Facton

    • Coordinate the collection of changes and updates required with other Teams and CMs. Implement and/or validate changes sent

    • Provide other Teams with the updated product cost details like Bill of Material (BoMs) etc

    • Identify and validate pricing variance and/or errors with other Teams

    • Conduct regular business process trainings to end users; provide User Acceptance Tests and pre and post live support to internal and external business units

    • Maintain Product Costing Process documentation by ensuring that all documents are current and updated in timely manner.

    • Actively use MS Excel, OLAP Cube & Facton to handle large volume of data


Experience required :- Requirements


  • At least a diploma in any field

  • Structured and logical thinker

  • Acceptable English oral and writing skills

  • IT literate (MS Excel and other MS Office tools)

  • Intermediate proficiency on MS Excel.

  • High level of integrity

  • Attention to detail and meticulous with numbers

  • Will be required to travel to CMs in the JB area as and when required

  • Will be required to travel to our Singapore office when required


Benefits Overview

Dyson Malaysia monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, bonuses and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy generous leave, a transport allowance and medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just 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, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.

Posted: 27-Apr-2018

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