BASF Sr Financial Analyst in Iselin, 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…

The Senior Finance & North America Analyst, reporting to the CCP Global Custom Catalyst Finance Manager & Business Steering Manager, will be responsible for supporting the Custom Catalyst business, closing reporting and performance analysis of overall Chemical Catalyst business for North America (NA), target-setting, and tactical planning help to manage lobal cash/balance sheet categories such as inventory, receivables, and cost of capital analysis. Additional duties include PVX, NA analysis, developing P&L & BS forecasting models, and strategic projects/initiatives.

Senior Financial Analyst (1801615) – Iselin, NJ

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Assist in strategic planning and budgeting process, monthly financial performance management, and business analysis for the Custom Catalyst global business.

  • Lead detailed analysis on global plant cost for Custom Catalyst, deriving conclusions, trends, and improvement ideas to enhance forecasting accuracy for the business.

  • Assist in the monthly financial performance management and business analysis for North America, with regional view of entire Chemical Catalyst business.

  • Lead execution of Divisional Controlling requirements for the NA region (e.g., commentary, forecast, ad-hoc requests).

  • Support Market Profit implementation within the Business Unit.

  • Support preparation of monthly reporting packages and projections, as well as executive presentations/analysis.

  • Consolidate, analyze, and report key trends for monthly/quarterly/annual results, as well as budgets/MTO/strategic analysis.

  • Serve as point-of-contact for inventory, receivables, and cost of capital questions/analysis.

  • Help with analysis to understand operational drivers to enable discussions on improvement opportunities.

  • Implement improvement projects to enhance data transparency/business steering/simplification efforts.

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 with a concentration in a quantitative field (e.g., Finance, Accounting).

  • At least 3 years of financial experience.

  • Basic knowledge of accounting theory and practice/IFRS and systems, budgets, financial/economic analysis, planning, and internal control methodologies.

  • Strong analytical skills, including Excel competency in data compilation and aggregation for complex analysis (e.g. pivot tables, v-lookup) and PowerPoint. High level communication of conclusions.

  • Solid hands-on working knowledge within BASF’s SAP, BW, and GBW-based tools is highly desirable.

  • Curious mindset and motivation to help learning and finding new improvement opportunities.

  • Must be detailed-oriented, organized, and possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong communication and leadership skills for interaction with cross-functional teams.

Job: TAFI - Tax & Finance

Organization: G-CCP-Process Catalysts

Title: Sr Financial Analyst

Location: NJ-Iselin

Requisition ID: 1801615