BASF Operational Controlling Manager- Florham Park in Florham Park, New Jersey

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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 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!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

As part of our “Big to GREAT” global change initiative, you will be responsible for execution of the operational plan of our global division Care Chemicals in the fast-moving consumer goods market. In addition, you will serve as the Global Financial Analyst responsible for the financial steering of the division.

Operational Controlling Manager (1801110) – Florham Park, NJ

As an active member of our global division, you will be in constant contact with the controlling heads of our global and regional business units.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Coordinate and drive operational planning, translate strategic directions from the Board and Division Head into clear planning requirements for the business units, and analyze and challenge their plans.

  • Drive steering logic and data analysis after new business strategies are created and implemented.

  • Review reports and ad-hoc analyses regarding capital structure and profitability, and discuss KPI development and action plans with business units and senior management.

  • Serve in a key role in global and divisional projects and consult on economic questions and operational impacts.

  • Drive steering topics of the future, such as digitization initiatives.

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 Business or Economics required, MBA preferred.

  • 3 years of relevant professional experience in controlling and project management.

  • Solid knowledge of cost and results accounting, and evaluation of economic efficiency.

  • Proficiency with standard controlling systems and MS Office.

  • Monthly Reporting and division level Planning and Analysis.

  • SAP and SQL experience preferred.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to share knowledge with team members.

  • International experience is a plus

  • 20% international travel to Germany.

Job: CONT - Controlling

Organization: N-EMN-Care Chemicals NA

Title: Operational Controlling Manager- Florham Park

Location: NJ-Florham Park

Requisition ID: 1801110