Senior Financial Analyst

Summary

Salary
MYR Competitive Salary
Team
Finance
Location
Johor Bahru - Malaysia

Description

Dyson began twenty one years ago with James Dyson and a handful of engineers questioning everyday products, thinking differently and making them better. Today, there are over 10,000 Dyson people in the world and we’re all inventive and hugely passionate about what we do. In SEA (Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines) there are over 2,000 of us at the heart of the Global Operations of the Group. With a mixture of engineers and support staff, we are Dyson people that are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes.

This role will be a key member of the Regional FP&A team based in Singapore. The team is responsible for the Capex and overhead costs across the 3 SEA sites. The successful candidate needs to be eager to learn and be confident in working closely with all our business partners across the region. Looking ahead this role offers the right person the chance to build an exciting career in a dynamic and growing company.

Accountabilities

·         Month end close and monthly management reporting for the entire SEA region. Work with different parts of the finance team across different sites to achieve this

·         Review monthly actual results, analyse the variance between actual and budget, and forecast future performance (monthly LE). Present the data in a clear and insightful manner in meetings with senior executives

·         Cost control of the business. Evaluate opportunities in cost reduction and cost saving, and provide recommendations to the business

·         Annual budgeting, and long range plan exercise

·         Support the FP&A manager to standardize and streamline month end, reporting & forecasting processes

·         Be comfortable dealing with and working through issues and operational challenges with project teams and other stakeholders, getting into details to ensure you understand the cost drivers of the business and can provide insight to non-finance members of the Dyson team

·         Support and work on other process improvement projects and lean initiatives

·         Be resourceful in dealing with and influencing all your business partners within finance and outside

·         Enforce proper accounting methods, and company policies

·         You will proactively and continuously improve everything you encounter

·         Provide analysis of fixed assets by locations for all SEA entities to Group on yearly basis for insurance renewal

·         Coordinate the assets tagging and physical assets verification exercise across all SEA entities

·         Reviewing and approving all capital investment and purchase order for all SEA entities


Skills

Essential Technical:

  • Fluent English
  • Qualified accountant with operational and commercial financial reporting experience, with at least 3 years of relevant experience in capital / asset management
  • Strong proven technical accounting capabilities (for example Big-4 trained)
  • Strong excel and system skills which promote efficient working
  • Experienced SAP user
  • Excellent interpersonal and business skills

Essential Behavioural:

  • Able to independently lead initiatives and people to successful outcomes, whether that be through peers, and / or business partners
  • Commercially minded.  Balances supporting the business and controlling it
  • Naturally drives for results, looks to add value; energetic, engaging and positive approach
  • Instinctively lean, looks to improve the control environment and make processes more efficient
  • Strong communicator and influencer, both within and outside finance. Able to work with colleagues at different levels including senior management
  • Curious and challenging nature
  • Team player. Looking for continuous improvement of people management skills and experience working across multiple locations and functions
  • Accurate and attentive to details
  • Comfortable working in a changing environment typical of a fast-growing business

Desirable:

  • Experience working in Operations hubs 

Benefits

Dyson Malaysia monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, bonuses and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy generous leave, a transport allowance and medical care and insurance. But financial benefits 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 fuelling and realizing ambition.

Posted: 16 May 2019