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Direct Finance Manager for GB&I


United Kingdom - Bristol Office

About Us

At Dyson we are focused on solving the problems that others have ignored, solving them first using our technology and ingenuity. To achieve this, we need to pioneer technologies that are different and authentic. This is the core of what we do and who we are. We strive to create the future every single day by developing new things, different things, things that go against the grain with a diverse and global team of ingenious minds.

About The Role

Reporting to the GB&I Finance Director, and based from our office in Bristol, this is a key role within the GB&I Finance team supporting the Direct Commercial team, a key pillar in the future of the market. This role will play a key part in facilitating the strategic revamp of the GB&I market, which will be crucial to achieving the ambitious commercial and financial goals over the next few years. You will be the key finance business partner to the GB&I E-com Director.

You will:

  • Identify drivers of Gross Margin delivery, providing value-adding insight to optimise plans
  • Pro-active support in joint business planning, including ongoing tracking of volume drivers and conversion rates
  • Maintain continuous dialogue and collaboration with commercial stakeholders and guide them through internal processes
  • Gain a strong grasp of the GB&I strategic plans and understand the role of Finance in ensuring that the strategic benefits are realised
  • Aligning key stakeholders to risks and opportunities where appropriate
  • Play an active role in the monthly planning cycle, ensuring that commercial teams understand and adhere to planning assumptions in order to build a coherent forward looking view
  • Support strategic growth drivers
  • Help upskill commercial teams and create full P&L ownership 
  • Management of customer spend, through Vistex and month end journal postings, accurate to product level as well as variance analysis of actuals to plan

About You

We're looking for someone who has:

  • Business Partnering experience within an ecommerce environment

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to challenge the status quo and a track record of improving processes

  • Prior experience in forecasting/budgeting/planning processes

  • Advanced knowledge/proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook required

  • Excellent analytical ability with a great attention to detail

  • A team player with a positive, ‘can do’ attitude

  • The ability to operate in a fast moving environment where plans often change on a weekly or even daily basis

  • Good communication skills with the ability to make Financial information accessible to non-Financial leads

  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritise workload and ability to work to strict deadlines 

You will have:

  • Direct Retail Sales Business Partnering experience

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

  • Previous exposure to Senior Stakeholder management

  • Investment Appraisal/Financial modelling of commercial decisions

  • SAP/OneStream experience



  • Performance related bonus 
  • Company paid Life Assurance 
  • Discounts on Dyson machines 
  • Competitive pension scheme 
  • Purchase additional holidays  


  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays 
  • Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch  
  • Concierge service
  • Electric vehicle scheme  



  • Private Medical insurance for all employees 
  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents 
  • Digital GP and prescription service 
  • Fertility treatment support



Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.