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Commercial Finance Manager


Australia - Sydney Barangaroo Office

About the role

The Commercial Finance Manager is responsible for the financial partnership of the Direct Sales Channel, through the preparation, presentation and influence of valuable analytical insights which encourage smarter, more informed decision making. 

The purpose of the role is to ensure financial stewardship of the Business through engaging in cross functional commercial decisions which will ultimately impact the profitability and cash flow of the organisation

This is a full time role and will be based in our Sydney Barangaroo office (In line with COVID working regulations).

It is a 12 month max term contract.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Timely distribution of financial information (plan & actual) to key stakeholders, presenting at regular monthly meetings

  • Promote efficiency in Commercial Finance in order to minimise time spent for report generation and increases time for analysis, commenting and insights sharing

  • Support the establishment of a true bottom up planning process and contributes to a high forecasting accuracy of business plans, and revised estimates

  • Measure and review the cost/benefit ratio of proposed activities

  • Drive commercial and business performance culture through appropriate development, measurement and reporting of cross-functional key performance indicators.

  • Central to this role is acting as a key business partner and financial expert to other functions and stakeholders. Supporting and challenging the business through effective Business Partnering in commercial finance decision making

  • Develop reporting and tools to support functions to a high standard using range of tools available (Excel, Tableau, OneStream, etc).

  • Challenge current methods of working to drive efficiencies and optimise profitability.

  • Review gross margin performance by SKU and product category, demonstrating insights on margin development.

  • Embed governance of rebates and promotional spend, executional incentives; analysis and reporting, ensuring robust controls are in place with accurate reporting and maximum return on investments.

  • Understand the product ranges, margin terms and pricing strategy with each customer to formulate product pricing and promotional planning.

  • Short, medium & long term planning cycle organisation ownership. Strategy and finance decision support.

About you

You have extensive financial planning and analysis experience across full P&L. Ideally gained within consumer goods or the retail industry

You have outstanding stakeholder management skills – easily and effectively able to report financial information to finance and non-finance stakeholders

You have strong Information systems and project management skill and high levels of integrity, honesty and excellent attention to detail and accuracy

Excellent communication and presenting skills with outstanding organizational skills

Your analytical and problem solving ability are ‘second nature’. You enjoy spotting problems, issues and trends and quickly flag deviations from the strategy and business plans

You’re calm and logical but flourish in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment; a team player prepared to roll up their sleeves.

Degree qualified and advanced accounting certification ideal but not essential.


Outside of a competitive salary, our team members receive generous product discounts, additional paid annual leave and ongoing learning and development opportunities.

At Dyson, our people are at the heart of everything we do. We value you bringing yourself to work and we want to deliver an employee experience that matches the quality we give to our customers. We have a vibrant and diverse culture that is geared towards recognition and realising ambition.

You’ll have regular social activities to take part in and you’ll work with a fantastic team of people every day. Innovation is in our DNA and we are excited to adopt new ways of doing things differently, and better.


At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.