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Cluster Financial Controller (North Asia)

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Finance
Location
Singapore - Technology Centre

About us


The new Dyson Business Services (DBS) organisation will provide process and service excellence to support Dyson’s growth ambitions with a goal of innovating and enhancing services over time to meet the changing needs of the business. This new role will be responsible for building a new DBS Centre, transitioning the existing teams into the DBS in Dyson: developing the centre and building on the DBS vision including defining new ways of working, building and maintaining teams, developing the Centre to generate internal demand and providing local management of all the teams in the Centre.

About the role

The Cluster Financial Controller will be responsible for:

Period End Closing

  • Responsible for the accuracy and timely closure of the books for the entities within your assigned scope and ensuring compliance to the relevant accounting standards.

  • Lead month-end P&L meetings, have discussions on the financials with Market FDs and follow-up on actions raised and accountable for issue resolution.

Balance Sheet (BS) Integrity

  • Take full accountability for the timely and accurate preparation of the balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Approve the BS reconciliation and provide detail explanations for all aged items related to the accounts.

  • Conduct regular BS reviews with Market FDs and prompt follow-up on action items.

  • Analyze the financial statements and highlighting risks, opportunities and areas of focus to Market, and maintain healthy balance sheet position.

  • Review reports that are sent to the Markets and provide insights and informative commentary to Market FDs.

  • Ensure accurate preparation of the Cashflow Forecast and Working Capital, conducts meeting with Market FDs and Treasury team to discuss details and improve on process.

Internal controls

  • Review and ensure that internal controls are in place and is monitored for all processes that the team is responsible for.

  • Ensure that controls testing are being performed on a regular basis and there is proper storage for evidence of testing and mitigating actions are performed.

Statutory Requirements:

  • Provide support/information for the of annual Statutory Accounts and annual Tax submission within the timelines as shared by external auditors.

  • Work with Markets to deliver Group & External Audit Requirements such as Statutory Disclosures and total tax contributions.

  • Collaborate with Regional tax team to resolve the tax issues and provide the support for tax audits.

Process/Systems/Continuous Improvement

  • Work proactively with Record-To-Report (RTR) Global Process Owner (GPO) and RTR Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) on implementation of global processes and continuous improvement projects.

  • Embrace and lead process/system change.

  • Drive and support ad hoc projects as required.

People Management

  • Coach and train the team members to ensure team members are kept abreast of changes in relevant internal policies and applicable accounting standards.

  • Cultivate the Learning Organization culture within Finance Services.

Relationships

  • Partnering with FD/Head of Finance in each market, to discuss opportunities/issues and stay abreast of any new development that may impact DBS.

  • Act as a single point of contact for market FDs for issues related to DBS services.

  • Identify and build strong relationships with key stakeholders in the markets.


About you

  • University degree (Business / Finance / Economy / Management).

  • 10 years experience in the area of RTR with people management responsibilities.

  • Solid knowledge of accounting, reporting and analysis, acquired through related work experience.

  • Good knowledge of SAP, Blackline, and Microsoft Excel a must.

  • Clear and concise communication. Able to read and speak Mandarin.

  • Exhibit the customer centric mindset and the ability to manage tasks with competing priorities to meet the demands from customers.

  • Comfortable working with senior finance leaders.

  • Highly self-motivated, deadline driven, result focused and ability to work at process levels.

  • Change & project management skills; lean six sigma qualification, a plus.


Benefits


Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only 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, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

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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. 

Closing date: 31 October 2021