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Director, Global Controlling & Finance (Catalyst) - Iselin, NJ Job

Date: Apr 24, 2018

Location: Iselin, NJ, US

Company: BASF

Director, Global Controlling & Finance (Catalyst) - Iselin, NJ-1801356

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, 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!

Director, Global Planning and Controlling - Iselin, NJ - 1801356

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a driven professional like you to serve in a senior planning and controlling capacity for the Catalyst division, reporting to and serving as a business partner to the Vice President, Global Planning and Controlling.

You will be accountable for financial planning and analysis, business analysis, R&D Finance, and innovation management processes to support the operational division. You will guide and partner with the business unit leadership to enable appropriate financial decision-making and value generation.

Overall, you will serve as an active promoter of business performance in the Catalyst division with focus on short-term optimization through defined performance initiatives, and assuring economic decision-making in key long-term R&D and investment processes including business case evaluation. This role also drives the Catalyst Controller Community development with a key focus on digitalization with leveraging business analytics across the division for creating deeper business insights and driving business improvements.

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.

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 finance and controlling, you will be relied on to advance controlling efficiency and business partnership across the Catalyst Controller Community.
- With your strong business acumen, you will effectively develop long-term profitability models based on strategic planning data.
- Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will be accountable for preparing Board presentations related to key activities.
- As a role model, you will maintain high standards of quality across Catalyst in economic evaluations for investment and R&D projects.
- Successfully engaging across the organization, you will regularly interact with executive management, business unit heads, division presidents, corporate finance, investor relations, and corporate controlling on all performance-related measures.
- Your cross-disciplinary knowledge in strategic development and economic evaluation will be a valued asset as you organize and steer R&D planning and portfolio management.

Primary Location: US-NJ-Iselin
Function: CONT - Controlling
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: CC-Catalysts

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