Accountant-Latin America

Summary

Salary
Salary Will be based on experience and credentials.
Team
Finance
Location
Chicago - USA

Description

The role sits within the Finance Centre of Excellence (FCoE) hub in Chicago and is responsible for Management Accounting and Reporting for the Latin America markets, both B2C and B2B, and supporting the USA and Canadian markets where required.  Ensure accurate and timely delivery in a consistent and lean manner across this market. 

Accountabilities

  • Perform Month End close for the Markets to prescribed deadlines with no material misstatements.
  • Safeguard Dyson financials via application of accounting policies and guidelines.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations to high standard and in line with deadlines.
  • Support the preparation of annual Statutory Accounts and Tax submission.
  • Support the year end external audit requirements.
  • Lead the month end P+L meetings and periodic Balance Sheet review with key internal stakeholders highlighting risks, opportunities and areas of focus.
  • Prepare the monthly cash flow forecast submission, being able to communicate key drivers and any subsequent variances.
  • Establish understanding of performance drivers for the month and follow up as required, investigating all variances and issues.
  • Ensure knowledge of markets both from a controls and commercial stand point are maintained.
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders in the markets (Commercial Finance teams).
  • Prepare and distribute all Month End reports, insightful and informative commentary & KPIs in line with the FCoE/Market SLA.
  • Review and update Customer Board Pack commentary and metrics, ensuring it is relevant and informative to drive valuable discussion.
  • Work at the same pace as Dyson, understanding any changes impacting FCoE and effectively addressing / embedding them in a timely manner.
  • Fulfil any other ad hoc responsibilities as required.

Skills

What you'll need:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required 
  • 2-4 years experience in accounting required
  • Experience with SAP preferred
  • Ability to organise and prioritise in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Advanced IT skills – Microsoft, SAP, OneStream
  • Proactive approach with great problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated to achieve results
  • Proactively highlights and progresses solutions for issues identified
  • Good team player: capable of working effectively with finance and non-finance managers
  • Able to travel

Benefits

Dyson US monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, holidays and retirement plans. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy profit-related bonuses and life and disability cover. But financial rewards 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 fueling and realizing ambition.Dyson is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with Dyson and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail with your contact information, the job number of the position for which you are interested in applying, and the nature of your request to careers.us@dyson.com or call (312) 706-2260. Determinations of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Posted: 08 May 2019