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Senior Finance Analyst - Business Partnering


United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

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An exciting new job opportunity has arisen within Dyson Group Finance for a Senior Finance Analyst who can act as a Business Partner to provide value added support in Commercial and controlling excellence. 

This role will be supporting the Finance Business Partner for the management accounting and business partnering activities related to our Commercial function. This includes yearly Budget planning, actuals tracking, quarterly reforecast and general management accounting. The role will be required to work closely with the functional leads to drive highly reliable financial planning and optimal decision making.

About The Role

  • Gain a deep understanding of the Function and support them to meet the ambitious cost saving targets set by the Leadership team
  • Review of monthly commitments and preparation of accruals and prepayments reconciliations and general Management Accounting
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial management information is prepared, including incisive commentary backed by detailed analysis of spend where required
  • Work in partnership with the Global budget holders and the Group Finance team to provide accurate and comprehensive annual budgets, quarterly re-forecasts and actuals
  • Independently conduct monthly review meetings with Senior budget holders and act as a point of contact for their teams when seeking Finance support
  • Contribute to the wider Global Overheads team agenda, which includes knocking down our processes or systems-related barriers to execution 
  • Support the monthly presentation of financial performance, full year forecasts and budget variances including understanding financial opportunities and risk
  • Build strong relationships across the Organisation including Finance, Procurement and HR and provide financial support to decision making
  • Be comfortable dealing with and working through issues with stakeholders, getting into the detail to ensure you understand the cost drivers of the business and can feedback relevant insights

About You

  • Qualified Accountant (CA/ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with 2+ years of PQE minimum
  • Solid accounting skills, diligent and accurate
  • Experience of Management Accounting and performing budgeting or forecasting processes
  • Excellent spread sheet skills, including pivots, advanced formulae and charting
  • Excellent analytical ability with a great attention to detail
  • Team player with a positive, ‘will do’ attitude and a flexible yet disciplined approach
  • Good communication skills with the ability to present Financial information accessible to non-Financial stakeholders
  • Determined and assertive, prepared to get into the detail to understand the complex cost drivers of the business
  • Mature and robust personality
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritise workload and to work to strict reporting deadlines
  • Previous exposure to Stakeholder management
  • Experience within a financial planning and analysis environment 
  • SAP & OneStream experience


  • Performance related bonus
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Discounts on Dyson machines
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café providing endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch
  • Private Medical insurance
  • On-site gym


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