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Marketing Finance Analyst


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 Store’s across the country. 

About the Role:


Reporting to the Marketing Finance Manager, this position is responsible for accurate and timely completion of Brand Building Investments (BBI) planning and month end close for the US consumer business. This position will work closely with the US Marketing Team providing dedicated support managing expenses and analysis related to ongoing and proposed Brand Building Investments (BBI). In addition to expense management and analysis, this position will help increase the financial acumen of the Marketing Organization through partnering and coaching of basic financial concepts. 




Month End Close, Forecasting and Reporting 

  • Lead monthly forecast meetings with Marketing Leadership Team and prepare accruals for month end close 

  • Update BBI expense tracker to support month end close and monthly forecast process

  • Support Marketing Finance Manager during annual budgeting process maintaining budget templates, analysing year over year trends, and consolidating/implementing feedback from Marketing Leadership team 

  • Reconcile monthly BBI expenses and assist in development and communication of actual performance compared to budget, forecast and year over year results

  • Maintain and update monthly cash forecast for media expenditures

Serve as a business partner to the US Marketing Team 

  • Build strong relationships and provide value added advice to Marketing Team to ensure financial results are well understood and business results optimized 

  • Partner with Marketing Team to ensure expenses are accurately reflected in the BBI expense tracker 

  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis and special projects as requested to support marketing investment decisions 

  • Assist Marketing team, when needed, opening purchase orders ensuring compliance to PO best practice guidelines 

Other Requirements 

  • Assist Marketing Finance Manager to think outside the box to identify problems and find solutions that drive efficiency within the Finance and Marketing Organizations 

  • Assist Accounts Receivable and Accounting with resolution of open deductions, accrual questions (when needed) and verifying and troubleshooting balance sheet reconciliations (prepaid and accrued liabilities account) 

About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance 

  • 2-3 years of experience in an analytical finance role, preferably with experience in a marketing or sales and marketing organization 

  • 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 

  • Adaptable/flexible – able to multi task and manage competing priorities 

  • Confident in building relationships and engaging with non-financial teams 

  • Organized self-starter with strong ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Ingenious-empirical, disciplined and a problem solver

  • Attuned-emotionally smart, having positive intent 

  • Shrewd-make sound decisions, long-term commercial thinking 

  • Architect-setting and raising the bar and providing clarity and honest feedback 


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.


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.