Senior Accountant

£43,000 - £50,000 per annum + bonus + pension + 27 days holiday + free on-site gym

Malmesbury, Wiltshire


In line with the Finance blueprint, an exciting opportunity has been created for a Finance professional to assist in driving the global harmonisation of all month end processes and reporting. This will involve working closely with the Financial Controller to put the global financial control strategy in place.  The role will also be expected to identify and implement opportunities for optimisation and alignment of our financial control teams across the globe.

Market Overview

The building is the heartbeat of Dyson. Over 1,500 people, including James himself, spend their days strategizing, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world. From 2016, our HQ will begin doubling its footprint with an ambitious new expansion.

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.


This is an important role within the FCoE team, creating the processes and control framework globally to support the ambitious targets of Dyson.  The role will have an excellent working knowledge of Month End processes and reporting, and will help drive best practice across Dyson.  As a result the role will involve travelling to different locations, providing the opportunity to drive harmonisation and explore Dyson.


  • Qualified Accountant with post qualification experience (CIMA / ACA)

  • Degree level education or equivalent

  • Management Accounting background preferred

  • Technical ability in reporting systems (SAP preferable)

  • Experience of process improvement preferred

  • Organised self-starter with strong ability to prioritise

  • Demonstrates perseverance: sees tasks through to completion, and galvanises people into action

  • Flexibility to travel: 10-20% of role.

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: 1-Feb-2017

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