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BASF Regional Controlling Specialist - Southfield, MI in Southfield, Michigan

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Regional Controlling Specialist (2000348) – Southfield, MI

Where the Chemistry Happens

BASF Battery Materials, G-CCB , already a strong player in the Global Battery Materials industry, which is an attractive growth field with multiple opportunities is looking for a passionate individual like you to serve as Regional Controlling Specialist in North America.

G-CCB is in the process of expanding its scope and team to generate business, primarily along the Automotive value chain to supply cathode active material (CAM) for electric vehicles.

In this role, you will be responsible for forecasting, budgeting, and preparation of monthly performance of the business unit, as well improvements to current accounting, costing and financial process to set up the business unit for success as it expands. Besides the controlling aspect, part of this role is to support digitization of current reporting and assist the controller and the business unit in real time availability of data and reporting to drive the right business decisions. You will interact frequently with the global controlling group internationally and assist the divisional controlling team in consolidation of Business unit reporting and cost management. The position will be based in Southfield, MI, and report directly to the Regional Controller CCB and CFO of BASF Toda Americas and support both units for controlling requirements, the Business Director North America for Battery Materials in concert with functional leadership from CCB’s Global Marketing and Product Management team. Moreover, you will stay in close interaction with the functional accounting, finance platforms and shared services group to monitor and ensure the right fixed cost footprint for the regional Business Unit.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate your experience in budgeting, forecasting, managing actual performances and understanding variances, as well as your strong understanding of internal controls required in manufacturing operations and SAP.

Formula for Success

· Being well versed with the standard industry tools for reporting and consolidation (SAP, Cognos, and Business Warehouse tools, you will use them for reporting and other Business Intelligence modules.

· Successfully engaging within the organization, you will strongly collaborate with Sales, Operations and Supply Chain colleagues to develop reasonably strong forecasts and budgets.

· Your strong communication skills and your solid ability to navigate through complex organizations will aid you in driving solutions in our global team successfully.

· Leveraging your knowledge in controlling and manufacturing operations and systems, you will further drive profitability of our portfolio and set up systems / processes for success.

· Your strong organizational talent will be crucial as you drive our regional initiatives and projects in alignment with the global teams.

· Utilizing your skill in identifying best practices, you will create new projects to enable additional growth in the region.

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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-CCB/XC-Battery Materials-63023128

Title: Regional Controlling Specialist - Southfield, MI

Location: MI-Southfield

Requisition ID: 2000348