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Marketing Billing Specialist


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 with an additional office in Ann Arbor, Michigan. We also have employees working in field sales, our service centers, and in our growing number of Dyson Demo Store’s across the country. 

About the role:

This role will assist the Media and Category Marketing teams to ensure accuracy of marketing billing execution. This position requires excellent communication skills, team work, service orientation, high degree of accuracy and organization combined with high proficiency in multitasking and keeping to tight billing and month end timelines.


Create and manage all marketing POs-

  • Partner with finance and other marketing individuals to ensure timely completion of purchase orders and invoices
  • Ensure that detailed justifications and KPIs are included for all marketing spend 
  • Ensure all appropriate approvers are alerted and have approved in a timely manner
  • Analyze trends when completing the Good Receipts process of invoices
  • Ensure open POs are reconciled and closed in a timely manner

Ensure accurate billing from Dyson’s 3rd party marketing providers-

  • Audit billing to ensure compliance with contractual rates for services rendered by Dyson’s third party partners
  • Analyze and validate accuracy of charges based on marketing movements Dyson’s Ariba  system  
  • Audit marketing charges for validity and reasonableness

Raise disputes for any billing discrepancies-

  • Compile necessary documentation to dispute any billing discrepancy with 3rd party marketing providers
  • Present documentation and work with 3rd party marketing provider to resolve any billing discrepancies
  • Monitor and track future billing for adjustments based on discrepancy resolution 

Log invoice detail and assign cost center-

  • Log invoice detail and assign appropriate cost center
  • Input invoice detail into Dyson SAP system for payment by Accounts Payable

Prepare month end billing accrual-

  • Compile accrual of open invoices to ensure billing is booked in the month the service occurred
  • Reconcile open billing to balance with 3rd party marketing provider’s open balance
  • Review accruals with Accounts Payable to ensure charges are posted to the correct period and cost centers

Fulfil other duties as necessary-

  • Compile monthly marketing activity analyses to budgeted rates and recap to management
  • Prepare back-up documentation for yearly marketing budgeting
  • Relish the opportunity to pick up new activities that fall broadly in the purpose of the role
  • Think outside of the box, identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Identify problems and find solutions


About you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 2+ years’ experience in the accounting or finance field required 
  • Media finance/billing experience preferred 
  • Demonstrates understanding of marketing activities
  • Ariba/SAP Experience preferred    
  • Advanced knowledge/ proficiency in Microsoft Excel required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Independent and critical thinking 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills    
  • Adaptable/flexible – able to multi task
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy – tireless in getting the right result
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good problem solving skills 


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 committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. If requested, we will provide reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process for persons with disabilities. Contact us at for more information. Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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

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.