BASF Finance Business Manager - Wyandotte, MI in Wyandotte, Michigan

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!

Finance Business Manager (1803271) – Wyandotte, MI

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to serve as the Finance main point of contact for the Performance Materials (PM) business unit to understand their needs and partner with employees in the Finance Center of Excellence and Finance Shared Service Center to provide and be accountable for end to end Financial Services and Solutions. The Finance Business Manager (FBM) will also partner with the Business Unit Controller to provide financial guidance, oversight, and to ensure that prudent internal controls are maintained. The FBM will be responsible for managing and providing matrix leadership to a competency team, as well as manage and provide direction to a Finance Business Analyst. The FBM is a member of the Finance Business Segment Management Team.

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.

Formula for Success

  • Leveraging your extensive educational and professional background in Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline, you will develop thorough understanding of core financial processes and practices within the designated business.

  • Your prior experience in Management/Cost Accounting, financial controls, SAP, and other technical accounting topics will enable you to be the key financial expert supporting the business

  • Successfully engaging across the business, you will effectively interact with a range of business leaders and teams.

  • As a role model, you will display a strong sense of accountability while negotiating, influencing, and resolving conflicts without direct authority but with a clear customer focus.

  • Your strong business acumen will be a valued asset as you will ensure the business is supported by the Finance Center of Excellence and Finance Shared Service Center to provide and be accountable for end-to-end financial services and solutions. In addition, you will collaborate with Business Unit controllers and the managers they support.

Leadership Expectations: As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.

Job: TAFI - Tax & Finance

Organization: N-FFN/OB-Finance Business Segments-63015926

Title: Finance Business Manager - Wyandotte, MI

Location: MI-Wyandotte

Requisition ID: 1803271