Lead Finance Analyst

Dyson in Banking, Insurance, Finance
  • Malmesbury Office View on Map
  • Post Date : September 17, 2021
  • Apply Before : October 29, 2021
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Job Description


Salary: Competitive Team: Finance Location: United Kingdom – Malmesbury Office

About us

Dyson is a large multinational technology company with a turnover of over $3bn and a global staff of over 7000.At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic. But most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do. Dyson offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals to invent, design and develop market leading products for the global market. Our inventiveness and attention to excellence in everything we do extend into all our business areas. The Global Overheads team supports a number of business functions in Dyson Group (IT, Commercial, IT, Estates etc.). The team is developing its remit across a number of areas such as global function support and reporting, increasing support of Senior Leadership Teams through our business partners, improved cost control, closer working relationships with HR and Procurement, improved allocations models, more detailed reporting etc.** This Role is based at Malmesbury x 2 days & 3 days in Bristol **

About the role

  • Challenge current ways of working, driving efficiencies and cost savings and execute the Overheads efficiency Strategy across the Global IT Function to support them in achieving their ambitious cost growth targets•
  • Focus on IT Projects portfolio
  • .Knowledge of Capex/Opex accounting treatments
  • To ensure accurate and timely financial management information is prepared for IT Stakeholders and key Leadership reviews, with detailed analysis of spend presented in a highly accessible format to ensure adhesion of non-finance Leaders•
  • Work in close partnership with the individual Budget holders, Portfolio Management Team and the Group consolidation team to provide accurate, timely and comprehensive annual Global budgets as well as Monthly/Quarterly re-forecasts and actuals•
  • To provide support for monthly Financial review meetings with Senior budget holders including the Global CIO and to act as a key point of contact to support the budget holders with commercial business, capital and investment proposals•
  • Feed into a monthly presentation of the Function Financial performance, full year forecast and Budget variances including the reporting of Financial opportunities and risk
  • • To build strong relations across Group Finance and each Market and provide financial support to cost control decision making•
  • Support the development of relevant KPIs, reporting and analysis in partnership with the Global Overheads Team Reporting Manager
  • • Review of monthly commitments and preparations of monthly accruals and prepayments reconciliations including timely follow up on queries•
  • Be comfortable dealing with and working through issues and operational challenges with the Global IT Teams, getting into the appropriate level of detail to ensure your understanding of their cost drivers and your ability to input into our Global Cost or Business Reviews
  • • Be dependent on your resourcefulness and ability to influence and partner with the Function’s non-finance leads

About You

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Proactive approach to business partnering•
  • Detail orientated but able to see the bigger picture.
  • Process minded and always driving for improvements.
  • Experience of process improvement•
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills•
  • High levels of integrity
  • Strong technical skills especially in Excel and Financial Systems(SAP ideally
  • Ability to build working relationships with stakeholders
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines•
  • Flexible in approach with excellent organisational and prioritisation skills


  • Performance related bonus
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Discounts on Dyson machines
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café providing endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch
  • Private Medical insurance
  • On-site gym

#LI Dyson

At Dyson, it’s about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.

Closing date: 29 October 2021

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