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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

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 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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!Where the Chemistry Happens…We are seeking a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager to be a key member of the Mobile Emissions Catalyst (G-CCE) global business controlling organization and is responsible for a number of key processes and analyses. Financial Planning and Analysis Manager (1700742) Formula for Success: You Will…
  • Manage the budgeting process for the global business unit
  • Lead the monthly forecasting process and associated consolidations for the global business unit
  • Prepare monthly commentary and analysis of the global business unit’s financial results
  • Support various activities related to the G-CCE global controlling organization’s mission, including strategic planning and reporting processes
  • Perform economic evaluations of various investment and associated projects
  • Facilitate capital expenditure governance, control, and financial reporting processes
  • Serve as a business partner, promoting long-term value creation with sound financial analysis and decision support
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses in support of business unit and divisional management requirements
  • Drive initiatives and leading teams associated with process improvement across scope of responsibilities.
  • Maintain the highest standards of integrity and professionalism while also implementing any required internal controls
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…
  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting, or related discipline is required. A relevant technical degree (BS in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry) may be substituted, particularly if supported with subsequent academic qualification (MBA).
  • A minimum of six years of financial analysis experience is required, ideally in a global, process-driven manufacturing company.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills are required, as is the capability to provide meaningful insights while executing at both the strategic and tactical levels.
  • Familiarity with MS Office software, including particular expertise with Excel and PowerPoint, is essential. Significant experience using Excel pivot table, slicer, and associated functionality is preferable. Familiarity with SAP and BASF financial reporting systems (MARIS, CARAT, SCII, OCEAN) is advantageous.
You May Also Have…
  • MBA degree is strongly preferred.
  • Experience managing budgeting and financial statement forecasting processes is highly desirable.
  • Experience performing complex economic evaluations of significant business investments is preferable.
  • Project management experience is advantageous.