Site Controlling Analyst
In 2016 BASF formed a global business unit to combine all of its pigments activities. With sales of about ?1 billion and 2,600 employees globally, BASF Colors & Effects holds a leading position in the pigments market, offering the broadest portfolio of products and technology. This global business unit fully concentrates on the pigments business and its customers to achieve its goals of growth and cash generation. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, Colors & Effects experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customers and our company: We live colors. We boost effects. For more information about Colors & Effects, visit www.colors-effects.basf.com.
What You'll Be Doing – The Site Controlling Analyst role supports the process by which the four US production sites determine their financial contribution through transparency of cost and opportunity. The role assists in month-end closing duties for the sites, including identifying and explaining variances. The Site Controlling Analyst ensures that the sites operate with clear visibility of their cost structures and strategies while maintaining compliance with internal and external policies and procedures. The position as a strong reporting component, linking local reporting to global reporting within the Colors & Effects framework. The role also participates in and potentially leads annual physical inventory activities where appropriate and supports a variety of audit efforts.Support monthly closing duties for four US production sites, including reviewing variance information pre-closing for unit cost irregularities; and working with Shared Service Center / NA BASF Finance to resolve any issues Monthly Reporting on actual vs. forecasted vs. budget spend at four sites; reporting to both global Production Control in Ludwigshafen as well as the local Site Leadership Teams and business unit controlling.Support review and development of new costing rates, product costing adjustments, and variance analysis. Support annual operating plan duties such as budgeting and forecasting, annual overhead rate evaluation and adjustment, and depreciation impacts. Support for Physical inventory efforts, along with various annual audits.
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We not only provide value to our customers, but to you as well. Through you@BASF, our total offer, you can discover and take advantage of the benefits, perks and other opportunities that best suit you and your family?s needs, no matter where you are in your career.
The ?Total Rewards? that you receive as an employee of Colors & Effects goes way beyond a paycheck. In addition to your base salary and incentive program, you receive a competitive array of health and insurance benefit choices that typically represent a significant portion of your overall compensation. You also have retirement benefits that include competitive company-matching contributions to help you save for the retirement you?ve been dreaming of, and much more.
Finally, we know that life is about more than work, which is why we offer flexible work options that can be designed in partnership with your manager to meet the needs of the business and your personal needs.
Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future Shine with Colors & Effects Do You Have What It Takes? RequiredBA /BS in Accounting or Finance, or related fieldMinimum 2 years of experience in site controlling, business / corporate accounting, or auditingKnowledge of management accounting and inventory control methods and BASF systems (e.g., SAP, MARIS, COBUS, OCEAN)Experience with BASF or other large, international manufacturing company monthly closing procedures for site controllersKnowledge of monthly / annual reporting duties for 1) Global Production Controlling, and 2) Site Leadership Teams, including forecastingKnowledge of annual Operating Plan processes and compilation of data required to provide data-driven insights into future planning and budgetingUnderstanding of Fixed Overhead rate development at a production site Clear understanding of relevant financial controls and corporate accounting policies and proceduresAbility to function effectively within a global business unit, interacting with multiple site managers and leadership teams in NA, global production controlling in Ludwigshafen, and with Shared Service Center in South America.Preferred candidate identified.