Assistant Accountant


Malmesbury - United Kingdom


This role sits within the Finance Centre of Excellence (FCoE) and is responsible for the preparation of Management accounts and Reporting for the Nordics markets. This is a crucial role to ensure accurate and timely delivery in a consistent and lean manner across relevant markets. 


  • Support the Month End close for the Markets to prescribed deadlines with no material misstatements.
  • Safeguard Dyson financials via application of accounting policies and guidelines and robust balance sheet reconciliations prepared on time.
  • Support the provision of data in in relation to annual Statutory Accounts and Tax submissions.
  • Support the year end external audit requirements and any CoSec deliverables.
  • Support the month end P+L meetings and periodic Balance Sheet review with key internal stakeholders highlighting risks, opportunities and areas of focus.
  • 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).
  • Ensure all Month End reports, insightful and informative commentary & KPIs are delivered in line with the FCoE/Market SLA.
  • 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 directed by the Regional Finance Manager.


  • Part Qualified Accountant
  • Degree level education or equivalent
  • 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


  • 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

Posted: 23 November 2018