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Cluster Financial Controller


Malaysia - Development Centre

About us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better. We’re driven by progress and thrive on the challenge of relentless improvement. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations, and more people.

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.

About the role

The Cluster Financial Controller will act as a partner to the Finance Leader in the market and responsible for the accounting, reporting and oversight of the entity activities, financial statements, establishing strong governance and controls in place. 

Period End Closing

  • Responsible for the accuracy and timely close for the entities assigned, ensuring compliance to the relevant accounting standards
  • Lead month-end P&L review meetings, have discussions on the financials with Market FDs and follow-up on actions raised

Balance Sheet Integrity

  • Take full accountability for the timely and accurate preparation of the balance sheet reconciliations and ensure availability and completeness of supporting documents.
  • Conduct regular BS reviews with Market FDs and prompt follow-up on action items
  • Analyse the financial statements and highlighting risks, opportunities and areas of focus to Market, and maintain healthy balance sheet position
  • Ensure accurate preparation of the Cashflow Forecast, conducts meeting with Market FDs and Treasury team to discuss details and improve on process

Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Management

  • Work with DBS OTC operation and local sales team to manage open deduction/open credit
  • Support STP team to manage aged open PO and GRIR items, proactively follow up with PO owner to close PO/GRIR on a timely manner.
  • Oversee AR/AP status and work with various stakeholders to achieve OTC and STP metrics

Internal controls

  • Review and ensure proper controls are in place for all processes managed by DBS.
  • Implement the global process and ensure compliance to internal controls are implemented and monitored

Statutory Requirements

  • Responsible for annual Statutory Accounts preparation and provide support for annual Tax submission within the timelines as shared by external auditors
  • Work with Markets to deliver Group & External Audit Requirements such as Statutory Disclosures
  • Collaborate with Regional tax team to resolve the tax issues and provide the support for tax audits

Process/Systems/Continuous Improvement

  • Work proactively with RTR/OTC/PTP SMEs on continuous improvement projects
  • Proactively identify additional scope that can be benefited through centralization and move to DBS
  • Embrace and lead process/system change.
  • Support and engage in ad-hoc DBS projects as required.

People Management

  • Coach and train the team members to ensure team members have relevant and updated knowledge in the areas they are responsible for

Stakeholder Management

  • Partnering with FD / Head of Finance in the 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) with recognised accounting qualification (e.g. CIMA, ACCA, CA, CMA) or MBA.
  • Solid knowledge of accounting, reporting and analysis, acquired through related work experience
  • Good knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Excel a must
  • Preferable experience in Blackline
  • Exhibit the customer centric mindset and the ability to manage tasks with competing priorities to meet the demands from customers
  • Highly motivated, deadline driven, result focused and ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong process & project management skills; lean six sigma qualification is a plus
  • Proactively highlights and progresses solutions for issues identified
  • 10-15 years’ experience in the area of accounting and finance with people management responsibilities


Dyson Malaysia monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. 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 realising ambition. #LI-DYSON

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.