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Date: 27-Aug-2021

Location: Nationwide, Belgium, 1420

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Legal Entity: Daiichi Sankyo Belgium


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.™

Daiichi Sankyo and its 15.000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for hypertension and thrombotic disorders, the Group’s 2025 vision is to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology”. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany and we have affiliates in 12 European countries. For more information:

The MSC Manager Business Planning & Analysis (BPA) is responsible for business planning processes and analyses in collaboration with the Finance Business Partners within the Daiichi Sankyo MSC cluster. He/she reports to the Finance Director MSC & Nordics and is supporting him in the operational improvement, execution and implementation of processes and projects in the functional area.
Purpose of the job
The main tasks of the BPA are summarized as follows:
  • Collaborate with and support Finance Business Partners in different affiliates
  • Coordinate planning processes with affiliates (Budget, Forecasts etc.)
  • Analyze sales and cost development
  • Provide management with clear, objective financial and business insights to support the decision process
  • Set up, expand and maintain reporting structures, including the definition of KPIs and controlling standards in accordance with current requirements
  • Support month end closing activities
  • Work independently on Finance projects to initiate optimization measures within the scope of your area of responsibility
  • Develop, review and adapt internal control procedures (SOPs) together with affiliates
  • Collaborate in and lead projects
  • Master in business studies or a comparable field of study with very good results and proven experience as a Business Controller
  • 3+ years of experience in Finance/Financial Planning & Analysis, preferably in an international company
  • Ability to capture the business needs and visualize them in a structured manner; as well as the courage to challenge these needs with the purpose of enhancing efficiency and effectiveness
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects, deadlines & last minute changes – strong level of flexibility 
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to deal with complex problems
  • Strong communication, reporting and presentation skills
  • Skilled in relationship building and communication both F2F and online; ability to inspire others
  • Poised and confident in dealing with individuals at all levels and cultures
  • Team player with hands-on approach in supporting co-workers
  • Open-minded and critical mindset
  • Result oriented with a strong affinity for numbers in financial contexts that enables you to quickly think your way into complex tasks
  • Eager to learn – high level of learning agility
  • Self-development: continuous learning, acquire knowledge of the company as well as the pharmaceutical environment on ongoing basis  
  • High level of resilience and perseverance
  • Travel : +/- 10% 
  • Experience in SAP R/3 as well as planning & reporting tools
  • Fluent in English; French and Dutch a plus

What we offer:

We offer an interesting, diversified and challenging position, good contractual conditions, flexible working models, all the social benefits of a modern company and a professional environment where you will have the opportunity for personal growth.