BASF Director, Global Business Unit Controller, Pharma and Americas - Florham Park, NJ in Florham Park, New Jersey

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Director, Global Business Unit Controller, Pharma and Americas, Florham Park NJ

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a driven professional like you to serve as the Global Business Unit Controller of the Pharma business unit as well the Americas Region within the Nutrition & Health division.

You will be accountable for financial planning and analysis, business analysis, and creation of steering tools and definition of KPIs to support the business. 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 business with focus on both long-term strategic growth objectives including the creation of business strategies, as well as short-term optimization through defined performance initiatives. You ensure economic decision-making in key long-term investment or M&A processes including business case evaluation, integration work, etc. In addition, you will take over the leadership of specific controlling and business support projects on a global Nutrition & Health level to ensure harmonized, efficient, and high-quality standards.

As the Global Business Unit Controller, Pharma & Americas, you will be supported by a global controlling team covering sales and operations controlling, for which strong virtual leadership skills are essential. You will further drive the Nutrition & Health Controlling environment and community by being a key member of the global Nutrition & Health Executive Controlling Team, which focusses on the strategic controlling directions and talent development.

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.

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 within the global Pharma and Americas unit as well across the Nutrition & Health division.

  • Your strong controlling and business acumen are the basis of being a valued partner for all business functions, to effectively develop profitability models to help steer the business, and to enable sound economic decision making.

  • Your leadership skills will ensure strong personnel development within the business unit and the region, and can strongly influence the strategic controlling direction on a divisional level, e.g. in areas like digitalization.

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: CONT - Controlling

Organization: G-ENP-GBU Pharma Solutions/EN Rep. Americas-63021630

Title: Director, Global Business Unit Controller, Pharma and Americas - Florham Park, NJ

Location: NJ-Florham Park

Requisition ID: 1802894