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Finance Analyst, FP&A


Mexico - Mexico City Office

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

About the Role:

The Finance Analyst has a shared responsibility of Financial Planning (90% of the time) and supporting Admin & Accounting Manager (10% of the time). For Admin & Accounting department the main responsibility is managing AR Process.

Accountabilities for Financial Planning

  • BBI/Marketing – Planning, Forecasting and Analysis
    • Oversee the BBI budget, reporting and analysis for Mexico
    • Understand and challenge investment decisions according to the market and P&L needs of the categories
    • Perform the financial planning of BBI expenses throughout the year (Annual plan and latest estimates)
    • Provide accurate, relevant and reliable month end figures along with variance analyses explaining the results vs. prior year, prior forecast and budget
    • Partner with Marketing team to provide finance support and analytics
    • Provide ad-hoc financial support for managers, for example supporting business case justifications
    • Conduct monthly BBI forecast meetings with department heads
    • Develop monthly BBI forecast based upon drivers provided by the department heads
    • Analyze forecast vs. prior year, prior forecast and budget and provide analysis to department heads and Mexico leadership team
  • FP&A
    • Prepare and create the financial reports for other areas of the company and the Region for month end closing. Such as sell in reports, categories’ P&Ls, Direct reports and Sales Finance.
    • Support for FP&A deck.
    • Manage Duties for month end closing and balance reconciliations.
    • Update COGS report.
  • Pricing
    • Maintain and update a price list by customer/SKU for Finished Goods.
    • Maintain and update a price list by SKU for S&A
    • Create P&Ls for S&A
    • Create cataloging P&Ls for existing SKUs
  • Sales Finance
    • Set up contracts in SAP by customer/SKU
    • Create monthly balance conciliations by customer and type of contract
    • Create and control report of promotions for Indirect and Direct
  • Continuous Improvement
    • Seek opportunity to improve the process, systems, reporting and analytics within Dyson and be able to present recommendations and influence organization to implement change

About You:

This is what we need you to have:

  • A bachelor's degree in a math, accounting or finance-related major is required and general accounting principles and financial analysis is needed to feel entirely comfortable reading and discussing financial statements
  • Experience in Financial or Accounting roles required. Minimum years of experience 2-3 years
  • Experience working in forecasting, budgeting, and month end closing. Analyzing and resolving issues around.
  • A high level of proficiency in the use of spreadsheets
  • Advanced knowledge/ proficiency in Microsoft Office and Outlook is required
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable/flexible – able to multitask
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills (English and Spanish). Communicate at all levels of business
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently

It would be helpful if you also had some of these:

  • Desirable experience in working with international companies
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Experience working with a sales & marketing area is a major plus
  • Experience leading projects a plus

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

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