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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager


Job Field: CONT - Controlling
Location: Houston, TX, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1704235

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 and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. 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 2015. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are looking for a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager to work at our Houston site.

Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Manage the budgeting process for the North American Cracker Products business and Joint Venture
  • Lead the monthly forecasting process and associated consolidations for the North American business unit and the Joint Venture
  • Prepare monthly commentary and analysis of the business’s and the JV’s financial results
  • Partner with the business unit management to develop and implement strategic objectives including the accountability to provide senior level business consulting, analysis and recommendations
  • 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
  • Develop transfer prices and determine adjustments including financial review of adjustments and charges
  • Drive initiatives and lead teams associated with process improvements 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.


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…

  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or related discipline with 6+ years of financial analysis experience, ideally in a process-driven manufacturing company. Site experience preferred.
  • Knowledge in basic IFRS accounting principles, practices and procedures with major emphasis in cost accounting.
  • Advanced problem solving and analytical abilities
  • Ability to give oral/written presentations of complex data in simple concepts to a large group including executive management.
  • Familiarity with MS Office software, including particular expertise with Excel, Access and PowerPoint, is essential. Significant experience using Excel pivot table, slicer, and associated functionality is preferable.
  • Familiarity with SAP is advantageous.
  • CPA, CMA and / or MBA preferred.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Financial, Manager, Accounting, Finance MBA, CPA, Finance, Management

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