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Finance Business Analyst - Wyandotte, MI


Job Field: TAFI - Tax & Finance
Location: Wyandotte, MI, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1704400

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 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!

Where the Chemistry Happens… We are searching for a professional like you that has a demonstrated track record of getting results the first time in diverse and changing conditions while demonstrating higher performance over time. Finance Business Analyst (1704400) – Wyandotte, MI Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Serve as a key member of the Finance team in support of all aspects of the accounting, finance and reporting needs of the assigned business segment or unit.
  • Provide financial accounting and business process support to the entire team. Analysis work can be operational or strategic in nature supporting business needs including Sales, Marketing, Logistics, and/or Manufacturing.
  • Support management in monitoring actual performance against prior periods, highlighting input or process issues, covering areas requiring management attention and making recommendations for solutions. Data prepared will often contain confidential data for various levels of management. Confidentiality of special projects will be mandatory.

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.

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

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline. For consideration as a development assignment, BASF will consider a general business, engineering or related degree with demonstrated experience in finance roles, projects/experience, and/or completion of an MBA.
  • At least 1 year of relevant professional experience (e.g., finance, controlling, manufacturing, product management).
  • Cross-functional team involvement.
  • Project Management experience is a plus.
  • Business and financial acumen to successfully engage business leaders and teams.
  • Business and Manufacturing knowledge/aptitude.
  • Strong sense of accountability - able to communicate, influence others without position authority: ability to engage, operate, and influence different cultures and styles.
  • Negotiation, influencing, and conflict management skills.
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and balance dual citizenship (Finance and the business).
  • Thinks innovatively to bring marketable ideas and solutions to the team.
  • Knowledge of or ability to quickly comprehend global financial and supply chain systems with ability to easily access needed data to turn into information.
  • Knowledge of or ability to quickly comprehend core financial processes and practices, inclusive of relevant statutory requirements (e.g., Management accounting, Cost accounting, SAP, and other technical requirements).

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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