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Lead BI Analyst


Data Analysis
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

The Global Finance Analytics (GFA) team is an integral part of Dyson’s finance community.  We deliver reporting and analysis of commercial performance across the group, both financial and non-financial, liaising directly with global markets and to provide support to the Dyson Executive Team. As a Centre of Excellence for Analytics we deliver strategic insights from data and see into the future to enable data-driven decision making as a valued and credible business partner.

Our strategic focus areas include:

  • Data​: Enterprise-wide curated data available for cross functional analytics   ​
  • Visualization​: Self serve, interactive, dynamic content​
  • Data Culture​: Embed data in everything​ we do
  • People​: Individual growth = team growth

The role of Lead BI Analyst will be a key member of the GFA team as we continue to produce insightful analytics for our global stakeholders across group, categories, markets as well as within Finance and Commercial.
Naturally inquisitive and ideally with a strong financial acumen, you will enjoy working with data to uncover insights and patterns through the solutions you develop. You will be comfortable working with ambiguity and bring perseverance and motivation to deliver your work.

As a key interface with our group data function you will lead on data strategy projects covering building new data assets, Data Quality, Data Security, and Master Data Management

About the role

  • Visualisation/ Insight
  • Business partnering with stakeholder groups to continuously improve the analytics portfolio they use to drive decision making
  • Gather analytics requirements, design and document efficient solutions, owning delivery from inception to execution
  • Creation of meaningful and impactful analytics products and visuals that empower data discovery and action
  • Champion the use of data and analytics, driving adoption and growth in the user base.
  • Data Strategy Projects
  • Represent Finance Analytics as Project Lead on cross-functional projects and initiatives 
  • Develop and enhance existing data assets, working with stakeholders to understand their use cases and generate additional value and insight
  • Aligning to our financial data security and distribution policy, take the lead on a project to automate and optimise this model
  • Produce a roadmap for data quality activity for key financial data and metrics
  • Support master data consistency and alignment programmes 

About you

  • Authentic, well-rounded data professional with an eye for continuous improvement, ideally with experience across multiple functional areas and industries
  • A self-starter, able to drive their own initiatives whilst taking a hands-on approach to removing any blockers
  • A strong communicator with experience translating technical jargon
  • Comfortable in a multi-disciplined team where roles and responsibilities evolve in pursuit of getting the job done
  • Strong requirements gathering skills and managing delivery of work using tools like JIRA.
  • Successful at delivering within a team running Agile and/or another modern project management approach
  • A hands-on expert with modern analytical tools (i.e. Looker, Tableau, Power BI, SAP Analytics Cloud) - Looker expertise of particular interest
  • Comfortable working with a range of data platforms including Google BigQuery, SAP BW, SAP HANA, and skilled in writing performant SQL
  • Comfortable sourcing, integrating and cleansing data using tools like Tableau Prep, Power Automate
  • Good commercial awareness. Ideally knowledge of Financial data


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays 
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café
  • Discounts on Dyson machines
  • Private Medical and Dental

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

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