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Senior Accountant


Malaysia - Development Centre

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.

Dyson Business Services (DBS) organisation will provide process and service excellence to support Dyson’s growth ambitions with a goal of innovating and enhancing services over time to meet the changing needs of the business.

About The Role

The Lead Accountant will be responsible for:

Period End Closing

Responsible for the accuracy and timely close for the entities assigned, ensuring compliance to the relevant accounting standards

Lead month-end P&L meetings, have discussions on the financials with Market FDs and follow-up on actions raised

Balance Sheet Integrity

Take full accountability for the timely and accurate preparation of the balance sheet reconciliations

Approve the Balance Sheet reconciliation and able to provide explanations related to the accounts

Conduct regular BS reviews with Market FDs and prompt follow-up on action items

Analyse the financial statements and highlighting risks, opportunities and areas of focus to Market, and maintain healthy balance sheet position

Ensure accurate preparation of the Cashflow Forecast, conducts meeting with Market FDs and Treasury team to discuss details and improve on process

AR/AP Management

Work with DBS OTC and local sales team to expedite collection process, reduce outstanding overdue AR/open deduction/open credit, and minimize bad debt risk

Support STP team to manage aged open PO and GRIR items, proactively follow up with PO owner to close PO/GRIR on a timely manner.

Oversee AR/AP status and work with various stakeholders to achieve OTC and STP metrics

Internal controls

Review and ensure proper controls are in place for all processes responsible for

Implement the global process and ensure compliance to internal controls are implemented and monitored

Statutory Requirements

Provide support/information for annual Statutory Accounts and annual Tax submission within the timelines as shared by external auditors

Work with Markets to deliver Group & External Audit Requirements such as Statutory Disclosures and total tax contributions

Key attendee of the meetings with our external auditors and local GAAP accounts providers (KPMG) as the representative for market

Collaborate with Regional tax team to resolve the tax issues and provide the support for tax audits

Process/Systems/Continuous Improvement

Work proactively with RTR/OTC/PTP SMEs on continuous improvement projects

Embrace and lead process/system change.

Support and engage in ad hoc projects as required.


  • University degree (Business / Finance / Economy / Management)
  • ACCA,CIMA qualification, is an asset.
  • 7 -10 years experience in the area of accounting and finance
  • Knowledge of SAP and Blackline; lean six sigma qualification a plus.
  • Fluency in English and clear and concise communication style.
  • Thorough and detail oriented.
  • Self-motivated and inquisitive.

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.