Senior Accountant


Malmesbury - United Kingdom


An exciting new job opportunity has arisen within the Dyson Finance Centre of Excellence to support the business in ensuring the accurate application of direct consumer payments. Data integrity is key in this role, you will be responsible for a team preparing accounting entries, detailed reconciliations, monitoring and escalating areas of concern and supporting the business in developing processes. This will include automating processes as far as possible and will be achieved through project work involving a range of stakeholders from across the business and externally. Global best practice is directly influenced and evolves based on findings identified in these processes.


Main Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Directly manage and support the day to day operations of the Direct Sales team of 7, including posting of journals, preparation of reconciliations and investigation / escalation of issues. Ensure these tasks are performed to a high standard and within required timeframes;
  • Prepare more complex balance sheet reconciliations and support in the project to automate these;
  • Provide guidance and support to all markets regarding control and good practice in relation to Direct Sales and Fraud. Ensure relevant process documentation is in place;
  • Continuous improvement of systems, processes and controls related to Direct;
  • Take ownership of queries from other Dyson departments, monitoring the request management tool and ensuring requests are actioned;
  • Provide ad hoc reporting as required.


Skills / Experience:
  • Qualified Accountant 
  • Experience gained from a similar role is essential along with advanced back office accounting experience
  • Good prioritisation skills & ability to meet very tight deadlines in an ever changing environment
  • A strong team player with analytical problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • SAP and BlackLine/Automatching tool experience 


  • 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: 27 March 2019