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Finance Sales Analyst

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Finance
Location
United States - Chicago Office

About us:

Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people. Dyson launched in the US in 2002, and since then operations have grown exponentially. Our US headquarters is based in Chicago's Fulton Market neighborhood. We also have employees working in field sales, our service centers, and in our growing number of Dyson Demo Stores across the country. 

We're committed to our campus culture and want to have people collaborating, developing, and learning from each other. By having everyone on campus together, we have been able to nurture a fantastic social and dynamic environment.   

About the role:

Reporting to the Finance Manager – Indirect Sales, this position is responsible for accurate and timely completion of sales account planning and month end close for the US consumer business. This position will work closely with the Sales Team providing dedicated support at an account/channel level to understand financial performance and drive decisions to maximize profit.

  • Month End Close, Forecasting and Reporting
  • Prepare, review and confirm accuracy of promotional expense accruals for month end by customer and category they support
  • Provide dedicated support to accounts/channels to ensure operational plans are properly accounted for and included in forecast/budget process
  • Support Finance Manager – Indirect Sales during annual budgeting process by driving key insights on accounts/channels they support
  • Help drive process improvements/automation in order to free up capacity for additional business partnering initiatives
  • Serve as a business partner to the US Sales Team
  • Build strong relationships and provide value added advice to Sales Team to ensure financial results are well understood and business results optimized
  • Partner with Sales and Demand teams to ensure plans at an account/channel level have been vetted financially
  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis and special projects as requested; i.e. ROI analysis to support promotional investment decisions


About you:

  • 2+ years of experience in an analytical finance role, preferably with experience in a marketing or sales support function
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Prior experience in forecasting/ budgeting/planning processes and reporting / analytics
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to independently research and resolve tasks with awareness and motivation to collaborate when necessary
  • Ability to clearly present and communicate complex data analysis
  • Advanced knowledge/ proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Empirical, disciplined and a problem solver
  • Emotionally smart, having positive intent
  • Ability to make sound decisions, long-term commercial thinking

Benefits:

At Dyson, how we reward you is linked to our high-performance culture. But it’s about more than salary and bonus. Through a package of financial, lifestyle and health benefits, we support whatever stage of life you’re in and the moments that matter.

Financial benefits:

  • 401K with up to a 4% match
  • Company paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Flexible Savings Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA)

Lifestyle benefits:

  • Competitive Paid Time Off Benefits including Separate Holiday, Sick, and Vacation Time
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefits (applicable areas only)
  • Generous Child Care Leave Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous Dyson Product Discounts

Health benefits:

  • Multi-Level Healthcare Coverage Options
  • Vision & Dental Coverage
  • Company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
     


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.