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Controlling Associate Munich, BY, Germany

Founded in Munich, Germany in 1989, Brainlab develops, manufactures and markets software-driven medical technology, enabling access to improved, more efficient, less-invasive patient treatments. Our key to success is our creative, talented and hard-working team, which consists of around 2000 dedicated and inspiring individuals in 25 locations worldwide. To succeed in reaching our targets, we are seeking committed colleagues who can stand behind our core values curious, authentic and useful.

Job Description

Based in our Munich headquarters, the Controlling Team develops and supports the management process of goal definition, planning and control. The result is a joint responsibility to achieve these targets. With expert process knowledge, data analysis and intelligent reporting, the Controlling Team ensures economically well-grounded and transparent decisions. As partner of our divisions, we provide business recommendations on our own initiative and contradict if our economic or functional standards are not met. To support us in our mission, we are seeking an active and energetic individual to join our team as a Controller and Business Partner. You will be responsible for tasks and projects driven by general management as well as individual departments in our organization.

Your main duties will include:

  • Analyze and interpret financial data and recommend changes to improve systems
  • Interface to external departments in own area of responsibility
  • Reporting, planning and monitoring of our service business (incl. revenues, COGS, gross profit and operational costs)
  • Reporting, planning and monitoring of select legal entities and investments as well as driving and supporting their integration into Controlling processes
  • Creation & delivery of reporting packages and analyses to support closing tasks and business decisions
  • Front-End report creation and analyses of ad-hoc requirements addressed by corporate controlling or other departments
  • Ensure Controlling related and QM relevant procedures and instructions are documented, controlled, implemented and followed
  • Consequently improve existing Controlling processes
  • Support the Corporate strategy & planning processes
  • Manage and work on Controlling specific projects to develop new or improve existing processes and infrastructure
  • Work with SAP ERP FI/CO, SAP BW, Excel, Reporting and Dashboarding Tools


  • Background in business administration / controlling
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving focus
  • Ability to tie together administrative and technical requirements
  • Knowledge of data analytics and ability to analyze large data sets efficiently
  • Knowledge of the following front-end tools is helpful SAP Analysis for Office, Tableau, KNIME or Alteryx
  • Enjoying to work independently while being a team player
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, under tight deadlines and on several tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Business fluency in German and English

Additional Information

  • A mutually-supportive, international team
  • Meaningful work with a lasting impact on medical technology
  • 30 vacation days, plus December 24th and December 31st
  • Flexible working hours
  • Parking garage and safe underground bike storage
  • Award-winning subsidized company restaurant and in-house cafes
  • Variety-rich fitness program in our ultra-modern 360m2 company gym
  • Regular after work, team, and company events
  • Comprehensive training and continuing education opportunities

Ready to apply? We look forward to receiving your online application including your first available start date and desired salary. 

Your HR Contact Person
Friederike Kirklar

[email protected]

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