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Danaher Corporation EMEA Business Controller in Gent, Belgium

EMEA Business Controller:

We are looking for a strong, enthusiastic Business controller, supporting the EMEA region. The successful candidate will be a key partner to the EMEA business, supporting with meaningful analysis, and good quality, on time reporting. This person needs to drive reporting and process improvements where possible and ensure compliance.

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Your challenge:

In this role you are acting as the EMEA Business controller.

  • Monthly Closing: analyzing results versus forecast, explaining one-off costs, propose countermeasures (different accounting procedures, better monitoring, etc.).

  • Prepare and analyze the monthly closing and operational reports: Sales and Gross margin, Sales Forecast, Sub regional P&L, Operating expenses, backlog, past due analysis, funnel, etc.

  • Take the lead in gathering business input in supporting the budgeting and monthly forecasting process (P&L and Working Capital).

  • Day to day collaboration with regional sales and service Directors and the sales operations team.

  • Help drive core sales growth and margin expansion targets and actions with the business by providing the necessary analysis and reporting.

Your Education and/or Background Experience will have:

  • Related experience of at least 5 years in a multinational company with regional exposure.

  • Strong communication, negotiation, analytical, problem-solving, organization, and project management skills.

  • Experience with AX Dynamics / HFM / OnGuard or Blackline is considered a plus, but not a prerequisite.

  • Fluent knowledge of English; any other language is a plus.

  • Ability to work independently and strong prioritization skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Our offer:

We offer an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused and growth-oriented, guided by the phenomenally successful Danaher Business System. Working at Esko gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging, “stretch” opportunities.

At Danaher, your potential is amplified. Our culture of continuous improvement defines who we are, drives our success, and translates to a career without limits for our team of 65,000 intellectually curious associates.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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