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Financial Analyst


Job Field: CONT - Controlling
Location: Iselin, NJ, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1704414

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… The position is responsible for the gathering, analyzing, and reporting of key financial and economic data for the global CCM Trading business. Job duties include monthly preparation, review, and analysis of actual results and forecasts, and comparisons to forecast, prior year, and operational plan. Additional responsibilities include preparing economic analysis relating to sales and fixed costs, and providing backup capacity and support for daily trading accounting and reporting requirements. The candidate will be expected to identify opportunities for improving and optimizing current business processes, and to participate in special projects. Financial Analyst I (1704414) – Iselin, NJ Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Prepare the global trading business’s monthly financial reporting package including analysis and forecast for multiple global locations, with comparisons of actual results to prior year, annual operational plan, and monthly forecasts.
  • Draft monthly analyses on specific revenue, operating expense, and balance sheet accounts.
  • Supply monthly detailed fixed costs analysis.
  • Prepare monthly derivative reporting requirements.
  • Utilize reporting tools and databases to analyze and create revenue and operational expense reporting for business management.
  • Provide backup for daily trading accounting and reporting requirements surrounding trading analytics, cash, and accounts receivable.
  • Assemble weekly cash flow forecast analysis and advise management of the cash flow impact of various business decisions.
  • Prepare financial analyses of key business data.
  • Provide year end accounting support to the Finance team:
    • Prepare annual footnotes
    • Provide necessary documentation to fulfill audit requirements
  • Participate in Finance special projects and initiatives as needed.

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 in Accounting or Finance or related field required.
  • Experience in an accounting or financial role preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Results-oriented and comfortable working with tight daily and month-end deadlines.
  • Self-motivated individual with strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • SAP experience preferred.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

Job Segment: Financial, Financial Analyst, Accounts Receivable, Business Manager, Finance, Management

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