Accountant 12-15 month maternity cover
£32,000 - £45,000 + bonus + pension + 27 days holiday + free on-site gym
Malmesbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
A key role within the Finance Centre of Excellence, this role is responsible for managing the entire P+L for the Southern Europe (SEU) markets, both Consumer and Professional. The role will be fully responsible for all areas of month end and reporting and is a great chance to be part of a progressive and expanding team.
Home to our global Research, Design and Development centre and all of our Commercial functions, Dyson HQ is tucked away in countryside famous for the railway tunnels and bridges of Isambard Brunel, who revolutionised modern engineering. Our secluded location helps us to protect our ideas and stay independent-minded. Yet nearby are the fashionable cities of Bristol and Bath (where a young James Dyson invented cyclone technology).
Our Financial Accounting function provides the foundation for Dyson’s global commercial success. Creating and monitoring a framework of systems, processes and reporting that defines how we operate financially. The team forms a vital backbone of Dyson – encompassing our inventory, accounts payable and receivable, planning and analysis, and statutory reporting and consolidation. Delivering rapid performance insights and forecasting to help us stay ahead of the competition. And, in an organisation that doesn’t stand still, the team’s work is a growing challenge of ever-evolving numbers.
Manage the preparation of month end reporting to required timetables
Month end close process and prepare management accounts in adherence to the Group timetable
Preparation of management packs and KPI reports for review by market FD
Business Partner the market Finance team to optimise key month end processes and add value to reporting.
Assist with harmonisation and standardisation of the month end processes across a number of markets
Work with the financial team and contacts in the markets to ensure integrity of financial data and ensure compliance to internal controls
Provision of accurate and timely cost centre management information and variance analysis
Ensure that all reporting is reconciled to the underlying systems and completion of relevant balance sheet account reconciliations
Ensure that all journals are appropriately supported and reviewed and that all postings are in line with Group accounting policies
Lead Audit contact
The role will involve line management of 1 direct report.
Qualified Accountant (CIMA / ACA)
Management Accounting background preferred
Technical capability in reporting systems (SAP preferable)
Organised self-starter with strong ability to prioritise
Ability to travel
Demonstrates perseverance: sees tasks through to completion, and galvanises people into action
Proactively highlights and progresses solutions for issue identified
Capable of working effectively with finance and non-finance managers
Analytical: able to discern key issues and trends
Good communicator: able to offer clear and concise guidance