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Finance Analyst – Procurement

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Finance
Location
Singapore - Technology Centre

About us

The Operations Finance Team is the core finance business partners for Dyson’s Operations functions including Global Manufacturing and Procurement and Global Logistics. The team work with these functions to assist them in delivering key operation objectives. These include among other things, the exploration of growth initiatives, financial planning and analysis of day to day operation activities and providing solutions to operational issues as and when they occur. The team’s goal is to develop and maintain a flexible and collaborative working relationship with the stakeholders to achieve all common objectives of the Operation Function.

The Finance Analyst - Procurement partners with the Global Procurement Function to support financial analysis in various areas relating to material and manufacturing equipment supply chain. This includes assisting in the month end analysis and reporting of Purchase Price Variance (PPV).


The incumbent will also work with the Procurement teams to gain a detailed understanding of the cost down activities that are being worked on and how they impact product costs.

From time to time, the incumbent will also work on ad hoc analysis and projects to provided insightful analysis for decision-making by the senior management function in Dyson

The role has good exposure to the Dyson Global Procurement Function and allows the incumbent a great opportunity to develop a thorough understanding of Dyson Operations Business.

About the role

The role reports into the Senior Finance Manger - Procurement.

Accountabilities:

  • Business Partner with Procurement function to provide finance support involving suppliers

  • Support the analysis of dual sourcing, SMART negotiation and supplier selection for new projects or evolving suppliers strategies

  • Assists in the monthly analysis and reporting of PPV

  • Assist in driving the Procurement team on cost down activities

  • Conduct periodic financial risk assessments of selected key material and equipment suppliers

  • Conduct financial risk assessments on new vendors as part of vendor selection process

  • Manage the control environment of the risk buy process

  • Prepare analysis on an ad hoc basis to support strategic initiatives involving suppliers

  • Review of key processes to drive process improvements

About you

  • Part/Full Qualified Accountant or equivalent qualification with experience in financial planning, analysis.

  • At least 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience

  • Experience in rigorous financial analysis and comfortable with large database

  • Excellent analytical ability and Excel spreadsheet skills

  • Ability to understand concepts and ideas quickly and model data in meaningful ways

  • Naturally Inquisitive - comfortable and willing to interrogate existing process/systems with large and incomplete data but accepts that not every query has an exact answer

  • Proactive in proposing ideas to challenge status quo

  • Flexible and adaptable to a constant changing environment

  • Ability to remain calm and independent when faced with sensitive and difficult situations

  • Experience in a procurement or supplier management an advantage

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 December 2021