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BASF Global Controller - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas

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

Controller – (2104066) – Houston, TX

Where the Chemistry Happens

In your role of Global Controller, you will follow all environment, health and safety related precautions through the promotion of "We never compromise on safety". Remaining in compliance of EHS and Information protection company and global standards, you will ensure business related information and documents will be protected against misuse or loss. Through your compliance and adherence to the Code of Conduct, you will actively represent BASF Group interests and act as a role model with regards to Compliance and Code of conduct, ensure adherence to legal regulations and the company’s internal guidelines as well CORE values and principles.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your education and professional experience in Finance, Accounting or Business Management (preferred), you will define the mid-term operational planning process, prepare budget timelines, develop templates, and own deliverables. You will additionally develop fixed cost reports and budgets, ensure cost center leaders are not overspending, provide receivables reporting, and ensure controls are in place.

  • As member of the Business Management Team for Oilfield Chemicals you will be handling all financial and controlling related topics for the global business unit and break down targets in the organization.

  • Being a business partner, you will create transparency about the business situation for all stakeholders and you will need to find the right balance between challenging and supporting the organization

  • Acting with entrepreneurial drive you will be responsible for leading monthly Forecasting for Global Oilfield Chemicals Business.

  • Your strong leadership and developmental skills will be vital as you lead and develop personnel, participate in the talent review process, and define development measures for employees.

  • Using your robust business acumen, you will be responsible for negotiating transfer price conditions with supplying units.

  • Utilizing your excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will conduct analyses and presentations on business level and in other parts of the organization.

  • Demonstrating a detail orientated and strong analytical skillset, you will support BU wide projects such as Capex Evaluations and reporting platform development (Tableau) as well as analyze income statement and supplemental data. Knowledge of SAP, business warehouse, and Tableau will be considered an asset.

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-EVG/GB-Global Marketing Oilfield-63004876

Title: Global Controller - Houston, TX

Location: TX-Houston

Requisition ID: 2104066

Other Locations: US-Texas