System Analyst/ Business Analyst

SGD Competitive remuneration package

Singapore, Singapore

Description

The Analyst will be a senior member of the FP&A Costing, Analytics and Projects team whose focus will be bringing breakthrough ideas that involve technology and process improvements to life.

Key areas of responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Be a go-to person for the Sr Mgr FP&A, Head of Commercial Finance and Finance Director in the area of business attached IT ideation – take ideas from hypotheses to prototype to production using practical technology options and best-in-class processes
• Have very healthy active discussions with key stakeholders, user contributors on requirements for a project and communicate clearly to all involved
• The candidate needs to have the experience and ability in influencing and partnering across different functional teams
• Apply best-in-class processes to implementation – Issue management, Change Request documentation, coding, bug-fixing, documentation etc.
• Show excellent understanding of the business and therefore business needs and be on the constant lookout for opportunities for value addition to the business

Dyson Overview

Things move quickly at Dyson. In twenty years, what began with one man and one idea has grown into a global technology company, with 6,000 people and a presence in over 70 countries. From Malmesbury to Malaysia to the US to Australasia and many countries in between, we’ve sold over 80 million machines.

And it’s just the start. From 2016 our Malmesbury HQ is doubling its footprint. The US, our biggest market, is doubling their sales scope. And new frontiers are opening up across South East Asia and beyond. More people, more ideas and more space for more invention. The next four years will be our biggest and busiest yet.

Market Overview

Our story begins in 2004 and today we have more than 800 people working in Singapore. The high technology manufacturing facility in West Park produced its 10 millionth motor in July 2015. With an investment of another $100m, we will now be able to increase our motor manufacturing capacity to 11 million a year.                                          
In our research and design hub in Alexandra, the engineers focus on developing the Air Multiplier™ technology, as well as other enabling technologies in electronics, software, robotics and many others; they help drive future portfolios of technology and develop areas of cross development between our product categories.

Function Overview

Our Financial Accounting team 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.

Accountabilities

.• Actively provide inputs and design of analytics tools to support the analysis of product costs  (analysis of spend by supplier, type of parts, deviation of spend vs budget, business stream etc)
• Implement projects cost effectively with Excel, VBA, SQL, .NET, Access, Outlook, Tableau, Sharepoint, html technologies with a view to maximise efficiencies and create intuitive interfaces and automated business processes for key users
• Document requirements clearly and engage in solid practices with respect to requirements management – be very comfortable with process mapping tools and change management techniques and employ them effectively
• Invest time to quickly understand all dimensions of data in the Dyson cost database called ‘Facton’ and thereby develop an in depth understanding of the business and how we can use the data that is built up with PCP/Facton process
• Identify business requirements as the business continue to grow and drive for further development in line with the agreed systems roadmap
• Travel to Malaysia for up-to 2 days a week as required to interact with users/managers based in our Malaysia office
• 15% of the job role requires maintenance of existing tools and currently running projects including data/user related maintenance tasks

Skills

• 5 to 8 years’ experience in a business attached IT environment
• Track record of on time delivery and service excellence
• Technical understanding of data management – its tools, technologies and reporting techniques
• Strong project management skills
• Ability to document and analyse business processes
• Ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and simply
• Strong planning & time management skills
• Excellent presentation skills
• Good spoken & written English

Benefits Overview

Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.

Posted: 11-Jul-2016