Danaher Corporation Business Controller in Ghent, Belgium
Danaher Company Description
Esko is the worldwide market leader with software for packaging buyers, designers and manufacturers and hardware products for the packaging, label, sign and display industries. With Headquarters in Ghent - Belgium, Esko employs around 1,500 people worldwide. Its global sales and support organization covers Europe, the Americas, Northern and Southern Asia.
*Your main role and job objective:*
You are a business partner for managers and project leaders from various areas of the company, providing financial and business analysis support. You are responsible for the monthly financials and preparation of forecasts for various business areas, interaction and sparring with those responsible for the departments. You assist in the preparation of the annual budget, and strategic plan for the financial part of the areas in cooperation with the management, as well as following up on these by measuring Key Performance Indicators and driving progress on most important projects. You take on a leadership and/or supporting role on various ad hoc projects, which may include profitability analyses of commercial initiatives, strategic investments, risk management projects, M&A, capital investments, and other efforts to continuously improve the existing processes and support the key business activities.
*Your main responsibilities and key activities:* * You perform variance analysis, interpretation of the regional, corporate and consolidated accounts at group level; * You prepare the management reporting; * You help drive the achievement of business goals (growth, Operating Margin Expansion, OP) * You prepare ad hoc analysis on product profitability, operational costs, working capital, … * You support, challenge, act pro-actively towards and give guidance to the different business units in financial matters; * You are responsible for the coordination of budgeting and/or forecast process; * You do the set-up and tracking of Key Performance Indicators * You are responsible for continuously updating and streamlining group procedures en policies, together with the FP&A team * You implement "Best Practices"
* You ideally have a university degree with economical background (TEW, Commercial Engineering); * You have 2 to 5 years experience in financial controlling. Various entry levels possible. * Having experience from Big 4 auditing companies will be an advantage * Knowledge of English is a must. Dutch and any other additional language is an advantage; *Your competencies:* * You have good communication skills * You are self-driven and have a can-do attitude * You are IT-minded and have affinity with optimizing financial processes * Expert level Excel skills * A high affinity with HFM and related tools will be an advantage * You have a natural curiosity * You have a hands-on mentality * You have strong organizational skills, multi tasking and attention to detail * You are flexible * You have strong analytical skills and are result oriented * You are able to work independently and under pressure, meet strict deadlines, proven Cultural empathy, team player.
Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including health care, environment and industrial. With more than 20 operating companies, Danaher’s globally diverse team of over 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team!
Job Function: Finance & Accounting
Primary Location: EMEA-Western Europe-Belgium-VOV-Ghent
Req ID: ESK002430