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Commercial Manager

Australia’s largest inflight caterer, we are chosen by many of the world’s airlines for our fresh award-winning meals and outstanding service.


With a geographically diverse footprint, we employ over 4,000 people across 9 cities, produce over 64 million meals and service over 246 thousand flights each year.


Offering a suite of services, we are more than an inflight caterer.  We also manage buy-on-board catering programs, provide inflight retail solutions, operate airport lounges and provide readymade meal manufacturing for export, airline and non-airline markets.


Parent company dnata - part of the Emirates Group – is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Established in 1959, the company ensures the aviation industry operates smoothly and efficiently in 127 airports. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and inflight catering services in 85 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 270 airline customers around the world.


The Opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity available for a full-time Commercial Manager to join our Finance team
 in our Broadbeach office on the beautiful Gold Coast.


This is a new financial business partnering role that will be primarily responsible for the commercial & financial management of the Sydney business units. You will be responsible for the day to day financial management of the units in line with dnata financial policies and in conjunction with the responsible Business Manager.


Some of the key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Manage end to end budget & forecasting process
  • Business case development & risk analysis
  • Strategic plan development
  • Provide weekly / monthly variance analysis and commentary on significant variances from budget and from previous months actual
  • Prepare monthly financial Summary Reports for management

The Person

This role will suit someone who has business analysis or financial management experience. The successful candidate will bring their strong technical accounting skills, along with the ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders in a high volume, high value environment.


Along with relevant qualifications and outstanding communication skills, we are looking for someone who is passionate about financial planning and budgeting to be a hands-on member of our team. 



  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Company benefits and incentives – including up to 5 weeks’ annual leave for full-time employees and discounted private health insurance
  • Supportive and friendly team environment


If this sounds like you, please apply via


Ensure you include a cover letter addressing the key criteria in the Position Description (downloadable under Further Information)


We welcome applications from candidates across all states. The successful candidate is responsible for covering her / his own relocation expenses.


We thank all applicants in advance as only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.


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