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.
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 2015. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
We are seeking a R&D Finance Business Partner , who would report the Global Catalyst RD Controller and support the re-design, optimization and simplification and management of the Divisional R&D process/tools around cost management. This would also include analytics/KPIs/reporting and strategic business steering for ~40M annual budget.
R&D Finance Business Partner (1700378)
You will focus on establishing dialogue/communication at business unit level and corresponding R&D group to drive business alignment and transparency to enable better strategic decision making/value generation. You will need to influence/drive change within BU Controlling/BU R&D leadership teams.
Formula for Success: You Will...
Lead assigned BU R&D cost management, forecasting, planning and R&D project review processes & suggest/implement improvements to simplify/optimize/harmonize/automate (i.e. service provider vs project view, Tableau drivers & predictive analytics)
Create analytics/KPI's/project evaluations based on fact-based analyses to develop strategic recommendations enabling decision making/planning. (i.e., benchmarking, market/competition, value generation/ROI of potential & past projects, portfolio steering/investment optimization, cost management, investment goals, etc)
Implement BU specific communication mechanisms and dialogue with BU's/business managers/controlling/R&D/Strategy/other functions to develop alignment/transparency and better support of BU's & R&D teams via
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.