Sr. Financial Analyst - Florham Park, NJ

BASF Corporation - Florham Park, NJ (30+ days ago)4.2

Job Field: CONT - Controlling
Location: Florham Park, NJ, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1802914

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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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

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. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

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. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Senior Financial Analyst (1802914) – Florham Park, NJ

We are seeking a professional like you to provide financial analysis and decision support to the North American Region. In this role, you will analyze data, identify and interpret trends and form recommendations for value-added actions to enhance growth and profitability of the region. You will then present findings to senior leaders from the regional controllers group, the Vice President of Controlling, and Executive team members, as appropriate.

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

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Formula for Success
Leveraging your educational and professional background in Finance, Accounting, Economics or a related field, combined with your experience in Information Technology, you will analyze monthly actual, forecasted, and budgeted financial results for the region. In addition, you will analyze and interpret order trends and backlog development.
With your strong financial acumen, you will analyze critical commodities including engaging specialists to further interpret forecasts and their implications to the region and overall influence on company performance.
Successfully engaging across the organization, you will support key regional and global initiatives, including but not limited to, corporate projects and the NA Scorecard.
Driving strategic decisions for the business, you will analyze competitors’ financial results and benchmark them against internal performance. In addition, you will manage economic reporting, analysis, and interpretation for the US and North American region.
As a trusted advisor, support month-end reporting including the preparation of monthly financial reports, financial forecasting and planning process for North America.
Your strong financial skills will be a valued asset as you collect the necessary data to prepare both monthly and forward looking projections.
Your excellent computer skills and previous experience using systems such as Business Warehouse (BW), Programming logic and Applications (i.e. SAP - COPA, General Ledger, Cost Center, Job Order, Project Systems, Fixed Assets, Product Costing, OCEAN (Sales/P&L), SCI (Working Capital), Market Profit and COBUS) will be a valued asset as you work with programmers to facilitate logic/design of future applications and maintaining interface as necessary.