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BASF Site Controller in Battle Creek, Michigan

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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.

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 Large Employers in 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Site Controller (2200014) – Battle Creek, MI or Southfield, MI

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to join our team. In this role you will be responsible for managing all site controlling activities for more than one site, with regards to forecasting, margin development, accounting, reporting and compliance topics. You will work with the site leadership team to provide financial guidance and assist in profitability of the business.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or a similar discipline with your broad experience in site controlling, planning, and forecasting, you will be responsible for all accounting and controlling activities that happen at multiple sites to ensure profitability.

  • Your ability to work with a cross functional team will serve you well as you provide guidance to the sites and to regional leadership teams, collaborating with Shared Service Centers in South America and regional finance and accounting groups, ensuring proper reporting and accounting.

  • You will set up processes and ensure compliance, as well as assist and guarantee all financial and corporate audits are successfully completed. At the same time, you will be responsible for monthly forecasting, annual budgeting and cost monitoring and analysis.

  • Being independent and proactive will be fundamental to business, working capital, cash, and cost management activities, as well as being actively involved in business unit growth, forecasting of sales and margin, and supporting new product and technology trials, market-based costing studies and recipe and product costing reviews.

  • Your collaborative approach and leadership abilities will be a valuable asset as you build up confidence of the teams working at the sites, providing support to a growing market and a business set to expand in North America.

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.


Job: CONT - Controlling

Organization: G-CCB/XC-Battery Materials-63023128

Title: Site Controller

Location: MI-Battle Creek-Michigan

Requisition ID: 2200014

Other Locations: US-MI-Southfield