Senior Accountant


Malmesbury - United Kingdom


The Senior Accountant is a key role within the Financial Centre of Excellence (FCoE) in Malmesbury. This role is responsible for driving global best practice, safeguarding financials and enabling commercial success across all areas of General Ledger.


  • Support both Dyson and outsourced finance service provider with operational guidance for GL, particularly during peak periods such as audit and year end.
  • Work with the Global Process Owner for GL to identify and reduce potential risk and control deficiencies through transformational change programmes.
  • Quantifying any identified control deficiencies through business case analysis to support change, and identify prioritisation of proposed changes.
  • Partner with outsourced finance service provider to drive best practise in controls and governance.
  • Partner with FCoE Global Process Owners to systemise and standardise controls through transformation programmes.
  • Report and action any potential segregation of duty issues in Dysons operations.
  • Coordination and resolution of any Internal Audit findings.
  • Ensuring that FCoE global process documentation is current and accurate, clearly documenting governance and controls.
  • Ensuring both internal and external FCoE reporting is fit for purpose.
  • Prepare and proactively work with business units to manage key early warning indicators such as inventory levels to minimise waste / losses.
  • Responsible for key control processes such as attending and reporting on stock takes and cycle counts.
  • Managing strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Any ad hoc duties as required.


• Qualified Accountant, min 2 years PQ• Excellent analytical and communication skills• Proactive approach with great problem solving skills.• Highly Motivated to achieve results • Advanced IT skills – Microsoft & SAP• Experience managing external stakeholders/relationships • Willingness to Travel


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 03 December 2018