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Professional Development Program (PDP) - Accounting, Economics, and Finance - Class of 2018 Job

Date: Feb 23, 2018

Location: Florham Park, NJ, US

Company: BASF

Professional Development Program (PDP) - Accounting, Economics, and Finance - Class of 2018-1702689

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.

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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

BASF's Professional Development Programs (PDPs) were created to provide highly motivated, mobile-minded current university students an opportunity to enhance their professional skills through a variety of diverse learning experiences. Participants will contribute to real-world rotational assignments within different domestic locations. They will explore career options and develop technical and professional decision-making skills, while fulfilling specific business needs. Participants also have the opportunity to assess their capabilities, skills, and interests and gain valuable exposure to BASF's culture, values, and decision-makers.

Professional Development Program (PDP) – Accounting, Economics, & Finance Class of 2018


At BASF we are creating chemistry for a sustainable future. Our innovative products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, advancing global food science and improving quality of life.

Combining economic success, social responsibility and environmental safety, we empower our customers across industries to meet the current and future needs of society.

We are seeking highly motivated, mobile-minded, upcoming university graduates ready to take their careers to the next level. Our rotational programs combine hands-on experience with unparalleled networking opportunities designed to accelerate your career development at BASF.

Explore your sense of adventure. Build your professional network. Engage your passion for challenge. Apply for the BASF Accounting, Economics, and Finance Professional Development Program.

Program Summary
- A 33 month rotational program with rotations varying in length from 3 and 6 month
- North American rotations include experiences in: Corporate Finance & Accounting, Internal Audit, Financial Planning and Analysis roles within Business, Regional and Functional Units (Procurement, Human Resources, EHS etc.), and Manufacturing Site Accounting and Analysis.
- Program also includes an assignment in the Americas Shared Service Center in Montevideo, Uruguay as well as the possibility of an international swap assignment.
- Assignments can be located in a variety of locations throughout the U.S.

What can the AEF PDP do for you?
- Develop technical expertise, network at senior levels throughout BASF and explore possible career tracks within the company.
- Enhance career development and deliver value to BASF through the planned assignments.
- This program offers a comprehensive program of employee benefits, including an award winning flexible work arrangement and 100% tuition reimbursement.
- Onetime cash recognition to individuals who have accepted a letter of employment from BASF and who successfully complete, prior to starting with BASF, at least 75% of their CPA or CMA examination and complete remaining sections within one year of employment.
- May lead to positions within Corporate Accounting, Internal Audit, Site Accounting and Controlling and Financial Analyst

Join us on campus! We’ll be recruiting at the following schools:
- Montclair State University
- 09/14/17 – Accounting Career Fair
- 09/21/17 - Interviews
- St. Peters University
- 09/28/17 – Fall Career Fair
- 09/29/17 – Interviews
- University of Texas @ Austin
- 09/13/17 - Undergraduate Career Fair
- 09/14/17 – Interviews
- Villanova University
- 09/06/17 – Accounting Fall Forum
- 09/13/17 – Fall Career Fair
- 09/20/17 – Interviews
- Please visit this link to see where BASF will be recruiting On Campus this fall:
- We will also recruit via our online applications. Submit your application no later than 9/15/17.
- Second Round interviews for all selected candidates will take place in Florham Park, NJ on 10/3/17.
- Note: Dates and locations are subject to change.

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…
- Accounting – (Bachelor with 150 credits or Master Programs Accepted), Finance or Economics – (B.S/B.A)
- Successful completion of Intermediate Accounting II
- Demonstrated academic achievement (Minimum GPA 3.2); transcript required
- College Seniors-(Finance or Economics Majors) or Accounting-(Bachelor/Masters students) graduating between December 2017 – August 2018
- Commitment to relocate anywhere in the U.S.
- Authorization to work in the US without restrictions or need for future sponsorship
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Outstanding work ethic
- Agility/Leadership potential
- Demonstrate ability to think analytically
- Active participation in extracurricular activities and on-campus organizations

Desired Characteristics
- Bilingual a plus
- Previous internship/co-op experience

Primary Location: US-NJ-Florham Park
Other Locations: US-TX-Freeport
Function: CONT - Controlling
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: NTH-Human Resources

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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