Financial Analyst II - Iselin, NJ-1903366 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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 2019. 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!
Financial Analyst II (1903366) - Iselin, NJ
Where the Chemistry Happens
We are seeking a professional like you to join our team. You will be based at the BASF Catalysts Global headquarters in Iselin, NJ, reporting to the CCM Business Unit Finance Manager. CCM is a worldwide leader in the field of precious metals management , offering industrial customers a comprehensive metals management services - from raw metals supply and scrap reclamation to trading, hedging, and financial risk management.
You will be responsible to gather, analyze and report key financial and economic data for the global CCM Trading business, taking ownership of critical planning, reporting, forecasting, and review processes. You will drive reconciliations of precious metal activities to ensure accurate reporting, working closely with the traders and manufacturing sites. We will expect you to continuously identify and develop opportunities for improving business processes, especially through digitalization. You will contribute to projects and act as a business partner to the trading desk and operations team.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Formula for Success
Leveraging your education in Finance, Accounting, Economics or in a technical, business, or quantitative methods discipline, you will generate accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting data - utilizing both bespoke systems and SAP.
Using your advanced Office skills (esp. Excel and PowerPoint), and any experience you may have with SAP and analytics tools such as Tableau, you will build effective reporting tools, conduct scenario analyses and provide state-of-the-art reports to the business's senior management.
Contributing your entrepreneurial mindset and experience in financial analysis and economic evaluations, you will drive value-based controlling processes for the trading business.
Your strong communication and collaboration skills will serve you well as you engage across the global organization and with other functional and operational units in BASF.
Your technical skills and digital mindset will be essential as you drive and support digitalization initiatives, including the implementation of analytical steering tools (e.g. Tableau).
Demonstrating your highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills, you will perform financial analyses and reconciliations for trading activities, support the needs of the business and drive continuous improvement initiatives.
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.
Primary Location: US-NJ-Iselin
Function: CONT - Controlling
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: CCM-Precious / Base Metal Services-63016826
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.