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Functional Unit Controller, North America - Florham Park, NJ Job

Date: Mar 7, 2018

Location: Florham Park, NJ, US

Company: BASF

Functional Unit Controller, North America - Florham Park, NJ-1801165

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!

Functional Unit Controller, North America (1801165) – Florham Park, NJ

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to serve as the leader of a Controlling Department comprising of a team of cross-functional experts. In this role, you will provide financial leadership for the assigned Functional Unit, G-FSI in North and South America, to ensure needs are understood and a strong partnership maintained. This includes accounting and reporting results and financial oversight. Strong emphasis will be placed on end-to-end processes and results for business support while maintaining strong overall controls and integrity of the financial results.

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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Leadership Core Responsibilities:
- Coach and develop team members to reach their full potential
- Support development assignments and movement of talent across units
- Motivate and challenge to drive high performance
- Commit to "hiring the best" internally and externally
- Create an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity
- Execute performance and career development discussions
- Role model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement BASF's strategy
- Establish and support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventable

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

Formula for Success
- Leveraging your extensive educational and professional background in Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline, you will develop thorough understanding of core financial processes and practices within the designated business.
- Successfully engaging across the business, you will effectively interact with a range of business leaders and teams.
- As a role model, you will display a strong sense of accountability while negotiating, influencing, and resolving conflicts with a clear customer focus.
- Your strong business acumen will be a valued asset as you will ensure the business is supported by the Controlling Unit and Finance Shared Service Center to provide and be accountable for end-to-end financial services and solutions. In addition, you will collaborate with Business Unit controllers and the managers they support.
- Leading a team of controllers, you will provide direction, oversight, and career development while they provide analytics, insights, and decision support to assigned leadership.

Primary Location: US-NJ-Florham Park
Function: CONT - Controlling
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: G-FSI-Global IT Delivery

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Accounting, Finance