Group Controller

Anderlecht - Belgium

The Corporate Planning department, located in Brussels, consists of several sections: Group Controlling, Business Analytics, Strategic Planning, Daikin Europe controlling, as well as Internal control and SAP authorization office. These sections together coordinate the strategy-making and execution for Daikin in the entire EMEA region. The department is responsible for drilling down the strategy into annual budgets and realizing the group targets. This is done in cooperation with all sales and manufacturing entities, as well as with other departments. As a backbone for group-wide reporting, the department takes care of the management of the sales-, margin-, and pricing data, as well as collecting and reporting market intelligence. Our mission is to safeguard and manage profitability, via periodic reporting to top-management, close follow-up and by proposing countermeasure actions. Furthermore, the department is responsible for the development and implementation of corporate governance and internal controls in the group (e.g. J-SOx and system access). Finally, we also take on any project that is considered priority by top-management.

The vacancy is in the Group Controlling section of the department.


Job content

  • You will be located in Brussels and will be actively involved in the budgeting and result follow-up in the Daikin Europe Group.
  • You will prepare management reporting and ad-hoc analyses.
  • You will critically think along with the company and initiate and support decisions.
  • Furthermore, you will be involved in projects of different nature that are inherent to a diverse multinational company. 
  • You are prepared to travel occasionally if projects or meetings require this.



  • You have a Master's degree in business economics, finance or controlling.
  • You already have some years of experience in a similar role as controller or minimum 3 years of experience in an analytical position, preferably in audit (Big 4).
  • You work accurate, have the ability to dig into the details without losing the helicopter view.
  • You possess excellent analytical skills and demonstrate good communication skills.
  • You are a team player but you’re also able to work independently.
  • You are result-driven with a strong focus on improvements. 
  • You have an excellent knowledge of English, knowledge of other EU languages are an asset.
  • Knowledge of MS Excel is a must.

Our offer

At Daikin, you can count on a varied job with an international market leader that stimulates its people to grow and to work together. We offer you an open ended contract. You will be given extensive training and will be well supported from the start. The position carries a competitive salary and a package of extra-legal benefits.  This function offers an excellent stepping stone to take on more responsibilities in a planning-oriented function or a detachment abroad at one of our EMEA affiliates.

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