Senior Commercial Finance Analyst

Base + performance based bonus + competitive benefits

Seoul, Korea

Description

The Senior Commercial Financial Analyst role is a dynamic and highly visible role at Dyson, responsible for providing the organisation with the sales reporting and analysis required to drive a deep understanding of underlying customer demand, and the internal and external factors that impact on this.

Using this knowledge and insight, the Senior Commercial Finance Analyst will partner with the Sales team to ensure a robust approach to volume forecasting and planning, and support Marketing in the ROI measurement of key campaigns and initiatives to drive efficiency and effectiveness in our marketing spend.

Market Overview

Korea is one of the most important and fastest growing markets for Dyson worldwide. Dyson currently operates with a distributor partner in the market, but in order to support the continued growth is creating its own subsidiary locally, and so this represents a period of exciting and significant change.

This requires us to focus on all areas of the business, from our sales channels,  distribution, through to our after-sales service.

Function Overview

The Senior Commercial Finance Analyst roles sits within the Finance team, a function which is critical to the success and stability of the business. The team focus on two main areas; (i) financial control, and (ii) commercial analysis, reporting and planning.

The team supports processes and decision making for the short, medium and long term, as well as providing a level of control and structure to the wider organization.

Accountabilities

Key responsibilities of the role include:

Volume Reporting
  • Produce accurate and timely reporting of week-to-week sales performance, including Sales Out, Sales In, and Trade Stocks
  • Identify, communicate and explain movements and emerging trends in both Products and Channel performance / mix;
  • Consolidate and deliver insights from GFK Market Share reporting
Forecasting & Planning
  • Partner with Sales & Marketing Team in producing a regular Sales forecast by SKU and by week, using data and analysis to ensure a robust and transparent approach, highlighting any risks or opportunities versus target.
  • Work closely with Supply & Operations to ensure alignment between demand and supply, highlighting any shortfalls so that corrective action can be taken.
Decision Support
  • Drive an ROI approach to sales and marketing initiatives, using sales data to quantify the uplift, and partnering with them to make data driven decisions about future initiatives.
People
  • Create strong working relationships with other functions and at all levels of the organization.

Skills

Key requirements of the role include:

  • Previous experience working in a Commercial Finance or Demand Planning function, preferably with global organisations.
  • Degree educated
  • Korean & English language
  • Commercially astute
  • Strong Excel skills, and general system proficiency
  • Self starter, who sees things through to completion
  • Results driven, always looking for ways to improve things
  • Strong attention to detail and comfortable being hands-on, combined with an ability to take a wider view
  • Curious and tenacious
  • Energetic and engaging, with a positive outlook

Benefits Overview

The successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation and benefits package.
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