BASF Process Optimization Manager - B2R (Book to Report) 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 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Process Optimization Manager - B2R (Book to Report) (1804347) – Florham Park, NJ

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a talented professional like you to join our Finance Management team. In this role, you will have subject matter responsibility of Book-to-Report (B2R): Financial Reporting, General Ledger, Cost Center Accounting, Income Statement, Intracompany Transfer Pricing, Product Costing, Inventory Valuation, Fixed Assets, Project Accounting, Non-Trade Billing.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your educational background in business and professional experience in process analysis and improvement, you will ensure operational (B2R) needs are met, issues are being resolved effectively and operational productivity is monitored. Additionally, you will consult, coordinate and manage project requirements/resources (including SAP Change Request process) with Global Finance Transformation (GFT), Shared Service Center (SSC)and key stakeholders.

  • Communicating effectively across the business, you will collaborate with FBM’s (Finance Business Managers) and all of Region finance to monitor SLAs with the (SSC) and manage the SSC relationship for B2R Finance Service delivery to the Region.

  • Furthering your ability to lead proactively and with integrity, you will enforce governance of standards, guidelines, policies and procedures for accounting processes across the North American region.

  • As a role model, you will supervise and manage local staff that provide the day to day services to the business and develop the team by providing direction, guidance, and oversight, ensuring adequate training, assisting with talent/career development.

  • Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will execute strategic initiatives among local stakeholders, SSC and the GFT team.

  • Your experience in process analysis and improvement will be a valued asset asyou will be the main escalation point to and from the SSC on strategic and recurring operational issue resolution and drive further harmonization of processes within the Americas region.

  • Successfully engaging across the organization, you will develop and manage key stakeholder relationships (i.e. Master Data, Tax, Site Controllers, Supply Chain, Engineering, etc.) to develop and/or improve effective end to end processes. You will also participate in discussions relating to process development along with colleagues from the SSC and GFT.

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.

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: ASPC - Audit, Strategic Planning, Consulting

Organization: N-FFN/OP-Process Optimization & Projects-60000276

Title: Process Optimization Manager - B2R (Book to Report)

Location: NJ-Florham Park

Requisition ID: 1804347