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Lead Financial Control Accountant - Group

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Finance
Location
United Kingdom - Malmesbury 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.

Pioneering technology takes more than just inventive engineers. At Dyson, we take a problem-solving approach to everything we do. And across our support teams, we’re proud to be different. And importantly, we support change to maintain our rapid growth.

About the Role

We are looking for someone to join our dynamic Group Finance team to support the Group Finance Control Senior Manager in leading improvements to Dyson’s financial control framework, ensuring best practice and a consistent approach globally. As the business expands and evolves, the team will look to ensure we have an effective control environment that is fit for purpose and scalable for the future.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to drive forward how the Dyson Group enhances the integrity of our financial reporting with autonomy to design and implement them across Dyson’s global entities. In addition, enhance our controls reporting to be shared with a wide range of senior stakeholders.

We are looking for someone who has project management experience, strong financial controls knowledge and enjoys communicating with a wide range of different teams and people.

Accountabilities

  • Coordinate and consolidate Dyson’s financial controls self-assessment processes, including reporting output to market Finance Directors and the Audit Committee

  • Coordinate key finance Internal Audit actions and reporting to the Audit Committee

  • Development, documentation and embedding of group financial control policies

  • Collaborate with markets and support functions to ensure compliance to Group policies

  • Support in the development of the Dyson financial controls framework and associated governance reporting

  • Involvement in key projects to provide a financial control lens to any deliverables

Ad hoc tasks

  • Support wider team on other group accounting priorities as and when required, including annual audit processes

About You

  • Qualified accountant

  • Experience of financial controls framework and processes

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including communication and project management across a global set of stakeholders

  • Flexible in approach with good organisational and prioritisation skills

  • Proactive and able to quickly grasp issues, with a mindset to drive change and improvements

  • High levels of integrity, accuracy, and attention to detail

  • Logical mind-set and a problem solver

  • A strong appetite to drive and embed change across the organisation

Desirable

  • Understanding of internal/external audit or internal controls role

  • Experience of working in an international Group environment

  • Experience with our financial systems – SAP (S4 HANA) and OneStream

Benefits

Financial benefits:

Performance related bonus

Company paid Life Assurance

Discounts on Dyson machines

Competitive pension scheme

Purchase additional holidays

Lifestyle benefits:

27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays

Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Bath, Chippenham and Swindon

On-site parking

Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch 

Free on-site hair salon

On-site lifestyle Assist

Electric vehicle scheme

Health benefits:

Private Medical insurance for all employees

Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents

Digital GP and prescription service

Fertility treatment support

On-site gym and sports centre

On-site wellbeing centre


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.

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.