Finance Assistant - Benelux 6 Months Fixed Term

25,000 to 30,000 EUR

Amsterdam, Netherlands


As a member of the Benelux Finance team, this role will be key to support the implementation and compliance of our financial control framework.

Market Overview

Dyson began over 20 years ago with James Dyson and a handful of engineers questioning everyday products, thinking differently and making them better. We are now the world's number one vacuum cleaner manufacturer in the UK, US, Tokyo, Western Europe and Australasia.


We've even branched out to improving other technology that frustrates us.  The Dyson Airblade hand dryer dries hands in ten seconds and it’s the most hygienic and energy efficient hand dryer available. The Dyson Supersonic™ hair dryer is set to transform the beauty industry; engineered to solve the problems often associated with existing hair dryers.


Dyson people are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical, enthusiastic and resourceful. But most of all we’re passionate about what we do.

Function Overview

This is a junior role in the Finance team, which would be ideal for an individual who has recently completed or completing their studies or with a couple of years of work experience in a Finance environment. This person will be flexible, enjoys challenges and is willing to grow beyond his role to drive further reporting improvements and financial processes optimization, both within the Benelux organisation and towards the Northern European hub.


In this role the Finance Assistant will support the execution of the operational monthly planning and control cycle, including month end reporting and LE data submission, the review of postings in our B/S accounts and will collect and manage the upload of various data sets required for our sales and financial reporting.

Together with this, in this role the Finance Assistant will drive the adherence of Dyson Benelux to our Internal Audit framework and support data collection for our External Audit requirements.


  • Support delivery of monthly reporting of P&L, B/S and LE, targets & financial KPI’s (monthly dashboards) from a operational and data perspective; enforce financial deadlines and liaise closely with the Financial Control Manager and FCoE

  • Support the accuracy and control of financial reporting and forecast, including the review of AP/AR/BS postings, while driving PO/IO process improvements

  • Liaise with sales, Orderdesk and FCoE to ensure up to date maintenance of vendor/customer requests, order processing and rebates accuracy

  • Drive data mining/collection to support our periodic reporting requests, namely sales in/sales out reports

  • Support compliance to external / internal controls and integrity of data, inputs and transactions

  • Support implementation and maintenance of our people system

  • Optimise processes and systems to drive efficiency and standardization in our ways of working and reporting, both internally and towards the Hub and Group

  • Fulfil any other ad hoc responsibilities as directed by the Head of Finance in the Benelux


  • Finance or accounting background with 2+ years post qualification experience, or

  • Bachelor or Masters degree level education in Finance or equivalent

  • Knowledge of key financial drivers of a large multinational

  • Experience of process improvement

  • Good IT skills, namely knowledge of Microsoft Excel & SAP

  • Excellent organization skills with a strong ability to prioritise

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills

  • Proactively highlight and progresses solutions for issues identified.

Benefits Overview

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

Posted: 5-Jun-2017