Senior Data & Control Analyst

Entity:  Daikin Europe HQ
Job Category:  Finance and Accounting

Brussels, Brussels-Capital Region, BE

Job Requisition ID:  1386


The Corporate Planning division, located in Brussels, consists of several departments: The corporate planning department in charge of Group Controlling & Daikin Europe controlling, the Business Analytics department, and the Internal controls & J-Sox department.


The division 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 in Daikin Europe. 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 division is responsible for the development and implementation of corporate governance and internal controls in the group (e.g. J-SOx and system access).

The vacancy is in the Business Analytics Department.



  • You will be involved in SAP roll-outs at our daughter companies. You will propose & implement changes to improve the controlling function within our group.
  • You will discuss changes requested by the business and translate this together with the IT Center into SAP/PowerBI solutions.  You translate the business requirements towards IT so they can provide working IT solutions, brining added value to the business.
  • You will be involved in the roll-out of Sales & Service software package at our daughter companies.  During these projects, you will mainly focus on controlling in SAP, as well as the reporting track in PowerBI. 
  • You will be involved in the set-up of new reporting dashboards in PowerBI across EMEA organization. In the dashboard you will combine all related operational tools.
  • You work together with a wide range of stakeholders that all have different requirements, you are able to set priorities,  manage expectations and communicate accordingly. Your ideas how to further improve our setup will created added value.


Your profile

  • You have a Master's degree in business economics, finance or controlling
  • You already have extended experience in a similar role as controller or SAP key-user, or extended experience in an analytical position.
  • You have user experience of SAP modules SD, FI and CO.  Technical knowledge on SAP set-up in FI and CO is an asset
  • You are prepared to travel abroad (15% of your time) and/or to the Oostkamp office (Accounting & IT) if projects or meetings require this.
  • 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     


What we 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.

Daikin Europe N.V.

Daikin Europe N.V. is the EMEA headquarters of the Japanese company, Daikin Industries Ltd. We design, manufacture and distribute air conditioning and heating systems for commercial, residential and industrial applications. Our headquarters are located in Brussels and Ostend, but through our sales networks we also have a presence throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

We are the market leader in the field of air conditioning and also offer Total Comfort Solutions in the fields of cooling, heating, ventilation and related techniques.

In addition, as a company we are constantly expanding, with extensive international contacts, a pleasant, stimulating working environment, extensive training and coaching, ... Daikin Europe N.V. has many trump cards. However, our highly motivated employees are our greatest asset. That is why we are always looking for new talent.