BASF Finance Specialist (m/w) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

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Job Field: Finance & Accounting

Location: Ludwigshafen, DE

Company: BASF SE

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: EN56847809ONLE2

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time.

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What you can expect

We offer various challenging positions within our service unit:

Within our global Finance Services unit, you will be responsible for accounting assessments and evaluations according to international and tax accounting in the areas of inventory accounting or profitability accounting.

  • Depending on the area where you are assigned to work, you will prepare business administration analyses for the various business units and functions and coordinate closely with external auditors and our tax unit in the process.

  • In the conceptual further development of our processes and IT applications, you will contribute your expertise in the areas of digitalization, process automation and knowledge transfer and make an active contribution to advance these topics.

  • Within our finance organization, you will work within global accounting communities and act as a business partner for both other service functions and the operational units in all matters relating to management accounting and financial reporting.

  • An important task will be to contribute to the introduction of the latest SAP generation and groundbreaking ditigal technologies such as robotics and artificial intelligence.

What we expect

  • You have a degree in business and economics and have already gained first relevant professional experience in the relevant environment.

  • Ideally, you have developed knowledge and skills in the areas of financial accounting, international accounting and/or tax law as well as cost and results accounting as part of your previous activities.

  • Great affinity for innovative IT-related topics and for the subjects of digitalization and new technologies is a plus.

  • You are a proficient user of the relevant SAP R/3 finance modules (FI/AA, FI/CO, BW, MM) and communicate proficiently and with confidence in both, German and English, in presentations and negotiations.

  • You enjoy familiarizing yourself with new topics and processes, approach changes with a thirst for knowledge and desire to learn and are willing to grow and further develop on an ongoing basis.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.

  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

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