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Financial Analyst Job

Date: Jan 16, 2018

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: BASF

Financial Analyst-1705393

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a Financial Analyst at our Charlotte, NC facility.

Financial Analyst (1705393) – Charlotte, NC

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Partner with marketing, sales, product management, and business management to find opportunities to increase profitability and improve business processes.
- Perform economic analyses for business strategy, capital projects, and new product/ innovation projects.
- Present financial analyses and recommendations to management.
- Provide margin and fixed costs analysis and highlight potential problem areas that require management attention.
- Forecast monthly business performance and proactively identify and implement opportunities for improvement.
- Collaborate with marketing and product management to develop the annual operational plan.
- Support the month end closing process by analyzing P&Ls to ensure accuracy and monitor actual performance to the operational plan/prior year.
- Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
- Bachelor’s degree required in Accounting, Finance, business, technical discipline or related fields.
- MBA degree or in process is preferred.
- A minimum of 3 years of experience, ideally in a global, process-driven manufacturing company.
- Experience managing budgeting and forecasting processes is advantageous.
- Candidate must possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to think and act on both strategic and tactical levels.
- A broad-based knowledge of accounting theory and practice including cost accounting, general ledger, financial statement preparation, budgeting, and internal controls is preferred.
- Familiarity with MS Office software and SAP is essential. Significant experience using MS Excel pivot tables as well as MS Access is advantageous.

Primary Location: US-NC-Charlotte
Function: CONT - Controlling
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-EDN-Dispersions North America

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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