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Financial Analyst, Sales

Summary

Salary
Starting salary will be determined based on experience and credentials
Team
Finance
Location
Chicago, IL, USA

About us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people. Dyson launched in the US in 2002, and since then operations have grown exponentially. Our US headquarters is based in Chicago's Fulton Market neighborhood with an additional office in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We also have employees working in field sales, our service centers, and in our growing number of Dyson Demo Stores across the country.

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Manager -Sales Finance, this position is responsible for accurate and timely completion of sales account planning and month end close for the US consumer business. This position will work closely with the Sales Team providing dedicated support at an account/channel level to understand financial performance and drive decisions to maximize profit.

Month End Close, Forecasting and Reporting
  • Prepare, review and confirm accuracy of promotional expense accruals for month end by customer and category they support
  • Provide dedicated support to accounts/channels to ensure operational plans are properly accounted for and included in forecast/budget process 
  • Support Senior Manager - Sales Finance during annual budgeting process by driving key insights on accounts/channels they support
  • Help drive process improvements/automation in order to free up capacity for additional business partnering initiatives

Serve as a business partner to the US Sales Team
  • Build strong relationships and provide value added advice to Sales Team to ensure financial results are well understood and business results optimized
  • Partner with Sales and Demand teams to ensure plans at an account/channel level have been vetted financially
  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis and special projects as requested; i.e. ROI analysis to support promotional investment decisions

About you

  • 2+ years of experience in an analytical finance role, preferably with experience in a marketing or sales support function
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Prior experience in forecasting/ budgeting/planning processes and reporting / analytics
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to independently research and resolve tasks with awareness and motivation to collaborate when necessary
  • Ability to clearly present and communicate complex data analysis
  • Advanced knowledge/ proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Empirical, disciplined and a problem solver
  • Emotionally smart, having positive intent
  • Ability to make sound decisions, long-term commercial thinking
  • Setting and raising the bar and providing clarity and honest feedback

Benefits

At Dyson, how we reward you is linked to our high-performance culture. But it’s about more than salary and bonus. Through a package of financial, lifestyle and health benefits, we support whatever stage of life you’re in and the moments that matter.

Financial benefits:
  • 401K with up to a 4% match
  • Company paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Flexible Savings Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA)

Lifestyle benefits:
  • Competitive Paid Time Off Benefits including Separate Holiday, Sick, and Vacation Time
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefits (applicable areas only)
  • Generous Child Care Leave Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous Dyson Product Discounts

Health benefits:
  • Multi-Level Healthcare Coverage Options
  • Vision & Dental Coverage
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Dyson is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. If requested, we will provide reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process for persons with disabilities. Contact us at americas.talentacquisition@dyson.com for more information. Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. #LI-DYSON

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.