Job Information

BASF Head of Global Site Controlling (m/f/d) in Hannover, Germany

Job Field : Controlling

Location : Hannover,DEU

Company : BASF Catalysts Germany GmbH

Job ID : EN58759124ONLE1

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position?

Ms. Katja Emich (Talent Acquisition) Phone no.: +49 (0)30 2005 58810

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Cooperation with recruitment agencies is not accepted.

BASF Catalysts Germany GmbH is one of the leading providers of exhaust gas after-treatment systems for motor vehicles. As a BASF Group company, our main business is the development, the production and the distribution of catalytic exhaust converters. At the same time, we are also playing a leading role in the manufacturing of catalyst supports and adsorbent materials for air and natural gas treatment. Learn more about BASF Catalysts Germany GmbH at

The Catalysts Division is the world's leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts. We develop technologies for air protection, fuel production and for efficient manufacturing of chemicals and other products, including battery materials. We help our customers to be even more successful with our knowledge of precious and base metals and our passion for innovation.

What you can expect

Please note that the position will either be filled in Ludwigshafen (BASF SE) or in Hannover (BASF Catalysts Germany GmbH).

Within our global business unit Mobile Emissions Catalysts we are primarily and directly servicing the global automotive OEM marketplace.

  • In your position as Head of Global Site Controlling you will serve as the single global reporting line for all site controlling and you will steer standardization as well as consistency across the sites.

  • You will be responsible for creating and implementing global KPIs across all sites to drive improved operational performance.

  • As a member of the global leadership team you will proactively steer and support the strategic direction of the Controlling and Operations organizations.

  • Furthermore, you will have functional responsibility of a global team and will lead and develop talent within the global Site Controlling team as well as ensure continuity of knowledge through succession planning.

  • You will drive global harmonization of cost accounting and reporting as well as ensure consistency of product costs for profitability steering.

  • Moreover, you will support global initiatives, lead key project activities and increase the efficiency of the Site Controlling through digitalization and automation.

What we expect

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting business or another related field, MBA would be beneficial

  • a minimum of 10 years of professional experience in controlling, finance and accounting as well as at least 5 years of profound leadership experience, preferably in a production environment

  • knowledge of cost accounting, budgets, financial and economic analysis, internal control methodologies and international financial reporting standards (IFRS)

  • experienced in working with analytical tools, such as Excel, SAP etc. and translating information

  • fluent in English, German or other language skills would be an advantage

  • ability to communicate, interact, influence as well as present effectively and to build organizational alignment globally

We offer

  • International assignments where you will build networks and experience different cultures.

  • An attractive competitive salary that is based on the company's success and your individual performance.

  • Health and wellbeing programs to help you achieve better health and work-life balance.

  • Your contribution to a sustainable future because sustainability lies at the heart of everything we do and is a driver of growth.