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Business Analyst


Information Technology
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

At Dyson, we demand the highest standard of performance from the technologies we engineer. Our people expect the same from the technology that supports them. We are a community that appreciates and advocates better engineering. A community of pioneers.  

Our aim, as Dyson IT, is to create robust IT architecture, to manage data effectively and efficiently and continue to grow our world-class team. A team who is strategic, enabling business acceleration, growth and success.

About the role

The objective of this role is to support the Finance and Dyson Business Services (DBS) function with the shaping and demand for IT FI/DBS services. They will work with the business and colleagues in IT to support the detailed understanding of business requirements and how to meet these through the innovative use of technology solutions, governance compliance, road mapping and strategic planning.

The BA, reporting to the Lead Business Analyst and working with the IT Managers is responsible for:

  • Supporting analysis activity to elicit requirements and inform business decisions.

  • Working on the implementation and enhancement of various Finance and DBS systems, including SAP S4 Finance/MDG, OneStream, Blackline, VIM, Ariba, amongst others, in line with business need and ensuring benefits realisation.

  • Assist the business stakeholders in making decisions on the Finance configurations and the optimal use of the Finance solutions

  • Investigating, analysing and reviewing project or business documentation.

  • Supporting the definition of requirements for improving processes and systems.

  • Supporting the creation and iteration of acceptance criteria in preparation for the deployment of information and communication systems.

  • Producing business models and assisting in the development of business cases.

  • Working independently or collaboratively on complex situations and tasks.

  • Providing specialist advice on subject to multiple stakeholders on complex issues.

  • Acting as a role model and/or coach to Associate Business Analysts.

  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure that solutions meet business needs and are designed to minimize risk

  • Provide training and support to end users on the use of the solution, especially S4, VIM, Ariba

  • Helping to own and build our core Finance/DBS Business Process Catalogue

  • Become an active member of our Corporate BA community

About you


  • Years (>2) of broad practical experience in the role, with repeated practice performing business analysis in a variety of complex situations.

  • SAP implementation & product management experience. Years (>1) experience of Finance applications (S4, VIM, Ariba, Blackline, OneStream) and common Finance Processes. SAP implementation & product management experience

  • Ideally a relevant professional qualification (e.g., BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis or IIBA Level 3 Certified Business Analysis Professional) or equivalent

  • Strong understanding of Finance Applications configuration and solid knowledge of relevant business processes and their integration with SAP systems.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload effectively

  • Ability to see the overall picture and how individual actions fit within it

  • Ability to know what techniques to use and what influences the usage of the various techniques for the tasks

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Experience of business stakeholder management

  • Experience of operating within a global organization with a proven ability to deliver against Group wide initiative

  • Ability to translate high level unstructured ideas and requests quickly into a structure and level of detail that can be easily impacted against existing solution capabilities and developed into detailed project plans.


  • Experience of working in matrix structures, with cross functional teams and operating under both line reporting and project task managers

  • Experience of working closely with teams across the globe, accommodating various time zones

  • Experience of working various with global Finance and DBS teams and understanding of the challenges around local legislation

Person specification / Core Competencies:

  • Dynamic and enthusiastic personality, combining flexibility and creativity.

  • Ability to offer solutions to various I.T. related problems, at times when under pressure.

  • Self-motivated, dynamic and results-driven.

  • Inquisitive, proactive and innovative.

  • Assertive.

  • Strong leader.

  • Ethical, personal integrity.

  • Quick learner.

  • Willing to be flexible in tasks and activities taken on.

  • Thrives on change.

  • Sensitive to cultural differences across Dyson Worldwide.

  • Attention to detail without losing bigger picture.

  • Ability to deliver under pressure.



  •  Performance related bonus

  • Company paid Life Assurance

  • Discounts on Dyson machines

  •  Competitive pension scheme

  • Purchase additional holidays 


  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury/Hullavington campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon

  • On-site parking

  • Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch 

  • Free on-site hair salon

  • On-site lifestyle Assist

  • Electric vehicle scheme 


  • Private Medical insurance for all employees

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents

  • Digital GP and prescription service

  • Fertility treatment support

  • On-site gym and sports centre

  • On-site wellbeing centre

Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.