Commercial Finance Analyst


Malmesbury - United Kingdom


As the Commercial Finance Analyst you will provide key financial and performance analysis to the Group Commercial function. This is a unique opportunity to gain insight, exposure and experience of Commercial Finance at Dyson. The focus areas are sales and marketing and so the role would suit someone who is interested in gaining a broad understanding of the Dyson business globally across all markets, categories, retailers & products. The role is intended to support all areas of the commercial finance team, but with day to day focus on sales & marketing.
The Commercial Finance team sits within Planning and Analytics (P&A) and supports the group Commercial Executive team with performance analysis to enable strategic decision making across markets, categories and channels. Within the wider team, the P&A team delivers the analysis of the financial performance across the group, liaising directly with global markets to provide support to the Dyson Executive team.


This role, reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance in the Group FP&A team and supporting Finance Managers within the Commercial Finance team. Key responsibilities will include:
  • Providing analysis and reporting across the team, creating insights to help effective business partnership to the Commercial function. 
  • Supporting media reviews with reporting and insight for group commercial and work with the Marketing Finance Manager and Group Commercial team on Marketing Finance initiatives as needed.
  • Financial reporting cycle support for global review of Promo, Terms and Net Revenue by market and key retailers. Completion of summary performance information to include commentary, insight, key messages and global trends.
  • Support the Commercial Finance Business Partner to build and upload the financial forecasts with ad hoc analysis of the commercial operations, including people, overheads, and marketing spend.
  • Data analytics & insight – support the development of Tableau dashboards & reporting.
  • Support for the Sales Finance Manager on global sales data and finance projects
  • Ad hoc analysis – preparation of analysis for Head of Commercial Finance, P&A Director & the Exec as required.


  • Newly Qualified Accountant
  • Analytical and problem solving mind-set to tackle daily operations issues from multiple angles
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel
  • Commercial acumen to be able to interpret information
  • Able to work cross functionally and build relationships with different teams
  • Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy, self-review, and time management skills are required
  • An aptitude and strong appetite to develop systems and processes in order to drive efficiencies and insight to the business
  • Strong logical mind-set and ability to review large data sets and prioritise key information


  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 09 August 2019