BASF Treasury Manager, Financing - Florham Park, NJ in Florham Park, New Jersey

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

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Under minimal supervision, the Treasury Manager, Financing is responsible for all Corporate Finance activities as required to protect the financial interests of BASF Group in the North American (NA) Region in accordance with BASF policies. Responsibilities include evaluation and execution of cost-effective long-term financing, interest rate and foreign currency exchange rate risk management, and business/functional unit support projects. Business support can be strategic or operational in nature, and is usually related to mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures; financial analysis/modeling; and financing. This position also supports global Finance projects.

Treasury Manager, Financing (1704039) – Florham Park, NJ

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Manage interest rate and currency exposures via risk mitigation.

  • Arrange and maintain capital market borrowing facilities and relationships.

  • Evaluate and execute long-term borrowings, including strategic planning with Tax and other stakeholders. Manage payments, covenants, and other compliance obligations.

  • Supervise monthly liquidity planning and annual financial and dividend planning.

  • Support acquisitions and divestitures, including performing due diligence on Treasury topics and securing appropriate financing. Provide integration support for Financing topics.

  • Arrange credit support (i.e., guarantees, letters of credit) as required by regulations and support certain business transactions (e.g., commodity purchases, warranties).

  • Evaluate lease vs. buy financing decisions relative to acquisition of real estate or fixed assets.

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.

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related discipline; advanced degree is a plus.

  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in treasury, finance, and/or accounting.

  • Experience leading teams by coaching, instructing, and evaluating employee performance.

  • Practical experience creating economic valuations and modeling.

  • Understanding of topics such as FX risk management, derivative instruments, liquidity forecasts, and debt/financial covenants.

  • Awareness of debt capital markets beneficial, as well as exposure to special financing vehicles, including letters of credit and guaranties.

  • Ability to think logically and strategically, with excellent attention to detail both in written documents (i.e., contracts) and in analysis (i.e., lease vs. buy).

  • Flexible in changing circumstances.

  • Strong sense of accountability able to effectively communicate sensitive information, as well as present, interact, engage, and influence a variety of audiences.

  • Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation is preferable.

  • M&A experience is a plus.

  • Awareness of debt capital markets beneficial, as well as exposure to special financing vehicles, including letters of credit and guaranties.

Leadership Expectations : As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.

Job: TAFI - Tax & Finance

Organization: N-FFN Finance North America

Title: Treasury Manager, Financing - Florham Park, NJ

Location: NJ-Florham Park

Requisition ID: 1704039