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Assistant Accountant


Australia - Sydney Barangaroo Office

About Us

Dyson is a global technology company on a mission to improve people’s lives: whether that be by making the air they breathe safe and clean, or connecting them to high performing machines which keep their homes clean. 

As a company, Dyson is a strong market leader.  Dyson is not just the #1 fastest growing vacuum cleaner company in Australia, it is also the #1 small domestic appliance brand in Australia. Further, with cutting edge product innovation across personal care, fans, humidifiers, purifiers and vacuums, Dyson is now expanding out of small domestic appliances and competing within the top 10 leading consumer durable products in Australia (this includes mobile phones), where Dyson is the fastest growing. 

About the Role

As a key member of the Finance team, this role is responsible for supporting the Payroll Manager, the Consumer Payments Analyst and the Financial Controller. The position will have specific responsibilities within these functions and in addition will provide backup in periods of sickness, holiday or during busy periods.

There will also be project work required as part of the growing finance function and the growing company structure.

Main responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Participate in the month end close & reporting process to ensure the timely completion of the commentary/variance analysis to base and latest estimate along with reviewing & reconciling allocated balance sheet accounts.

  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets, the preparation of rolling monthly forecasts for overheads and working proactively with the FP&A team to ensure all plans are uploaded on a timely and accurate basis.

  • Ensure that the Finance function operates at optimum levels meeting the needs of partners in other areas of the business and demonstrating capability to use insights reports to influence and enhance business operations

  • Provide backup and support to the payroll manager where required by processing of monthly and weekly payroll and answering employee queries

About You

You will bring your exceptional analytical skills to this position with great attention to detail and accuracy. As the Assistant Accountant, you will have the ability to keep up to date with accounting methodologies and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Previous skills and experience:

  • Finance degree and/or relevant experience working in a finance role

  • A desire to start CA or CPA programmes

  • Advanced Excel skills is essential

  • Experience using SAP

  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles


Outside of a competitive salary, our team members receive generous product discounts, additional paid annual leave, a generous, above market parental leave scheme and ongoing learning and development opportunities.

At Dyson, our people are at the heart of everything we do. We value you bringing yourself to work and we want to deliver an employee experience that matches the quality we give to our customers.

In addition to a competitive base salary, we will offer you:

  • Generous product discount and perks

  • Additional Christmas leave (3 additional paid annual leave days)

  • A Be You Day - An extra paid leave day to do whatever YOU like

  • A volunteer day - a day to give back to the community.

  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities

We have a vibrant and diverse culture that is geared towards recognition and realising ambition. You'll have regular social activities to take part in and you'll work with a fantastic team of people every day.


At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

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.