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BU controller - CM Job

Date: Apr 17, 2017

Location: Wyandotte, MI, US

Company: BASF

BU controller - CM-1701332

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.

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

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a Business Unit Controller to join our Monomers team.

The BASF Monomers business in North America is a highly profitable business unit which generated $2.5B in revenue. The BU Controller is part of the Isocyanates and Inorganics management team and as such provides input and participates in making key management decisions of the business as well as being accountable for the effectiveness of key processes related to production, supply chain and marketing/sales.

Business Unit Controller, Monomers (1701241)

You will hold a critical role within the controlling organization of this business and provides advice and counsel to other members of the management team regarding customer profitability, fixed costs, capital spending and cash flow consideration. This includes the analysis and communication of monthly trends and the scope of activities involves the interaction and coordination with controlling units in other regions.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Lead the creation of realistic, yet challenging budgets for the business, formulating both operational and strategic plans, including the evaluation of strategic capital investment projects.
- Provide operational support to the business, coordinating multidisciplinary functions in their interaction towards achieving and maintaining a value-driven organization.
- Proactively support Strategic Business Unit management in establishing actions that will translate different coordinated initiatives into the desired outcomes for the business as measured in the key KPIs.

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 with a concentration in finance, accounting, economics or related field plus a minimum of 7 years of experience in Finance, Accounting and/or Controlling with a proven track record of accomplishments; MBA with a concentration in Finance considered a strong plus, Professional certification (CPA / CMA) also desired
- Expert knowledge of accounting theory and practice, cost accounting and systems, budgets, financial/economic analysis, planning and internal control methodologies required
- Extensive experience in strategic, economic and operational quantitative analysis, forecasting, financial planning, budgeting and data modeling.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate, interact and influence effectively with all levels of personnel and management including appropriate oral and written presentations required.
- Excellent analytical, conceptual, communication and interpersonal skills, along with a team player mentality.
- Experience with enterprise accounting software (e.g. SAP) and MS Office (particularly Excel and PowerPoint) required.
- Individual must work well in a dynamic environment and be able to identify and implement process improvements. Project Management, operational (manufacturing, supply chain and/or marketing & sales) and/or corporate environment experience considered a plus.

Primary Location: US-MI-Wyandotte
Function: CONT - Controlling
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: N-CMN-Monomers NA


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