Dyson is a global technology company founded in 1993 in Malmesbury, UK. Over 11,500 people, including James Dyson himself, spend their days strategizing, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world. It's all about better ideas and better technologies to solve other people problems.
Since 1998 Dyson can be found on the Swiss market, based in Zurich. Over 40 people are now responsible for the marketing and selling of Dyson's products.
We are on an expansion drive and have many exciting plans for the future, therefore we are looking for a:
Senior Controller (m/f/d)
Finance sits at the heart of Dyson as the trusted advisor to management, ensuring that the most impactful decisions are taken to deliver the maximum outcomes while maintaining high standards of compliance and stewardship. The Sales Controller (Senior) supports Sales, Business Development and Exec teams with analysis and performance insight across financial and non-financial data, and develops best in class reporting and planning tools.
Business partner to retail and direct sales
Pro-active support in joint business planning, including creation and ongoing tracking of terms and customer P&Ls.
Develop deep commercial understanding across B2C, with an awareness of customers’ and channels’ strategic roles.
Identify drivers of Gross Margin delivery, providing value-adding insight to optimise plans.
Maintain continuous dialogue and collaboration with national account managers, guiding them through internal processes and upskilling their financial expertise.
Aligning key stakeholders to risks and opportunities where appropriate.
Lead monthly business planning cycle within retail and direct sales
Provide toolkits, planning assumptions and timelines, and lead customer business reviews to ensure accurate bottom-up plans delivered for monthly LE meetings.
Provide pre-reads and active participation in LE meetings to influence decision making.
Continuous Anaplan support, escalating issues and feedback to governance board when required.
Maintenance of master data where required.
Manage terms governance, trade promotions and pricing processes
Apply “pay-for-performance” principles to terms, holding customers to account and escalating where appropriate.
Minimise value of outstanding customer deductions.
Support in development of new customer terms, providing data driven insight to optimise investments.
Ensure compliance to global delegated authorities matrix.
Develop improvements to terms processes, driving transparency and simplicity.
Fulfil other duties
Identify and drive process improvements along the order-to-cash cycle.
Provide ad-hoc analysis and information as necessary.
Prioritise and lead the delivery of the Group Finance roadmap in Switzerland, working with key stakeholders to understand requirements and deliver analytics and reporting solutions that deliver insight and value to the business.
Work with market finance teams to support standardisation and delivery of BI tools, providing technical expertise to partner market teams where required.
Strong commercial awareness, particularly around principles of performance reporting
Strong communication skills, ability to explain complex ideas in simple terms and influence thinking to steer outcomes towards strategic solutions
Ability to interact confidently with very senior stakeholders
Appreciation of the role of systems within business operations and the impacts of major change
Determined to identify solutions and prepared to overcome obstacles to follow through to completion
Working with IT teams to turn business requirements into system specifications
Reviewing business processes/ data sets and identifying areas for improvement
Competent at training/presenting (virtually and in-person) whilst thinking on the spot to provide answers
Strong communicator with confidence to influence senior stakeholders
Commercial acumen to understand financial and non-financial performance
Comfortable with rapid change
Willing to be flexible in tasks and activities taken on
Desire to learn about new technologies
Experience working in a pressurised environment
Sensitive to cultural differences across Dyson Worldwidew
Attention to detail without losing bigger picture
Develop and maintain strong relationships and engender respect from colleagues
Ability to plan, organize and prioritise workload in order to meet strict reporting deadlines
Dynamic, creative environment
Company bonus scheme
Discount on Dyson machines
24/7 accident insurance
Working at Dyson:
Our culture is unique. We constantly strive to find a better way to solve everyday problems. If you want to be part of a challenging yet rewarding environment and are excited by change – it could be for you.
On our careers page you can learn more about our values "Different, Authentic, Better", which remind us of our mission every day and help us achieve our goals.
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We look forward to receiving your application documents stating your salary expectations and availability!
Dyson SA Frau Monika Wirtz Talent Acquisition Specialist