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BASF Finance Manager in Iselin, New Jersey

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Finance Manager – (2103684) – Iselin, NJ

Where the Chemistry Happens

As Finance Manager, you will be responsible for managing the CCM North America Trading Finance team of approximately 10 individuals, providing guidance, leadership and coaching in various accounting and reporting activities for the precious metal and base metal trading businesses. You will ensure compliance with established financial policies and procedures, Accounting guidelines and financial reporting compliance (FRC) requirements as well as supporting internal and external audits.

We are seeking a professional like you to drive continuous improvement initiatives focusing on digitalization and process automation of trading accounting and reporting activities. Reporting directly to the Global Manager, Segment Controlling, you will streamline trading processes and contribute to the development of improvements to the new bespoke trading system.

You will be responsible for developing the CCM North America Trading Finance team to ensure the organization has the necessary skillsets to meet the current and future challenges of the business.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your Bachelor's degrree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration and your experience in operational and/or financial accounting roles, you will lead the finance team to ensure the implementation, maintenance and documentation of appropriate reporting processes to effectively and efficiently measure and communicate trading business performance.

  • Applying digitalization and continuous improvement principles, you will drive initiatives to support process optimization and automation and improvements for reporting and reconciliation processes both regionally and globally.

  • Based on your proven track record as a successful people manager, you will develop a high performing team to ensure they have the necessary knowledge and skillsets to meet the future challenges of the trading business.

  • Demonstrating your financial acumen and strong verbal and written communication skills, you will review and interpret business results and ensure timely and effective communication to management.

  • Successfully engaging across the organization, you will build and maintain relationships throughout the global organization, embracing change and fostering a diverse culture.

  • Your ability to successfully multi-task will help you in ensuring timely and accurate completion of both standard reporting responsibilities and ongoing business 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.

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: CCM-Precious / Base Metal Services-63024738

Title: Finance Manager

Location: NJ-Iselin

Requisition ID: 2103684