Business Controller in Ghent, Belgium at Esko

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: ESK002709

About Us

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 Gent - Belgium, Esko employs around 1,500 people worldwide. Its global sales and support organization covers Europe, the Americas, Asia/Pacific and Japan. In our factory we produce high-quality cutting tables, which offer an all-round cutting solution for any application: from sign making, display production, sample making and short to medium rum corrugated production.


As a Business Controller you will be responsible for the budgeting / forecasting process, variance analysis and management reporting at group level and act as a business and sparring partner towards the different business units from a financial point of view in order to achieve the financial objectives and the overall business objectives.

  • Help to prepare the management reporting 
  • Help drive the achievement of business goals
  • Continuously updating and streamlining group procedures en policies, together with the FP&A team
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis on product profitability, operational costs, working capital

Job Requirements


  • Ideally a university degree with economical background (TEW, Comm. Eng.);
  • 2 to 5 years’ experience in financial controlling. Various entry levels possible.
  • Proficiency in Advance Excel & other IS reporting tools
  • Experience from Big 4 auditing companies will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of English is a must. Dutch and additional language is an advantage

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. 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.