Head of Finance


Calamba - Philippines


Our Financial Accounting function provides the foundation for Dyson’s global commercial success. Creating and monitoring a framework of systems, processes and reporting that defines how we operate financially.


  • Lead discussion on business strategy and develop this into an executional plan for the site
  • Drive discussions and implementation of expansion and growth plans for the site
  • Establish the overall control environment in the Philippines
  • Identify performance gaps within the operations and lead in the closure of these gaps
  • Ensure that the financial controls framework is robust and that the financial accounting processes and reporting are in compliance with local and international accounting standards
  • Ensure the timely delivery of financial and management reporting which are produced to the highest standards 
  • Ensure tax & transfer pricing compliance
  • Drive multi stakeholder finance and systems change programmes
  • Drive continuous significant process improvements throughout finance
  • Deliver accurate cash flow forecasting and overhead and capital expenditure control to budget 
  • Lead interactions with external organisations - banks, auditors and government organisations 
  • Oversee the legal and PEZA compliance framework for Philippines



  • Qualified accountant with at least 15 years of experience with a solid background in accounting and finance
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment preferable
  • Strong educational background and academic track record, demonstrating the intellectual bandwidth to grasp and manage complex issues
  • Analytical and problem solving mindset to tackle daily operations issues from multiple angles 
  • Proven track record of delivering change
  • Inherent ability to plan and deliver systematic improvements to financial and business processes
  • Excellent personal and business presentation skills, in particular the interpretation and presentation of financial information to non-finance people 
  • Project management skills
  • Team leadership – skilled at goal setting, engaging, creating commitment and driving performance, developing people and building talent  


  • Engages and leads others with ease. Creates a sense of direction and commitment.  Has an engaging, energetic and positive approach to lead, motivate and inspire.  
  • ighly developed communication and influencing skills,  with the ability to report and interact effectively at the operations as well as at executive/board level
  • Familiar with the complexities and subtleties of working and managing across business borders and with distant reporting lines; proven experience of engaging and influencing in matrix and cross-cultural situations.  
  • Strong team player and naturally collaborative in approach to develop strong, mutually beneficial relationships with senior leaders throughout the Dyson business.
  • High integrity and professionalism.  Calm, logical and at ease. Grounded and resilient.
  • At ease with ambiguity with the ability to quickly analyse and simplify complex issues and seek out simple but effective ways of getting things done
  • A change agent, with a sense of urgency, who will challenge the status quo and avoid bureaucracy. Will drive ideas through to implementation in a decisive and determined manner
  • Self-confident and immediately credible. Communicates, negotiates and persuades internal and external stakeholders effectively.  Has the personal impact and authority required.  
  • Organizationally savvy, with the high levels of perception, self-awareness and emotional intelligence required to drive and influence change.


Dyson Philippine monitors the market to ensure we offer a competitive salary and management bonus. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are only one part of a successful career at Dyson. Professional growth, leadership support and new opportunities abound, driven by regular dialogue and international training. 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 realizing ambition.

Posted: 26 September 2018