BASF Rotational Program - START IN Finance, Controlling & Audit in Ludwigshafen, Germany

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Job Field: Finance & Accounting

Location: Ludwigshafen, DE

Company: BASF SE

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: EN56803633ONLE1

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.

START IN - our BASF Trainee program - will immediately begin preparing you for future assignments at BASF by giving you challenging tasks, exciting projects and responsibility. Every START IN program is tailor-made to fit your specific talents. Bring your creativity, passion and pioneering spirit to BASF and start your professional career with us!

What you can expect

Our 18-month trainee program will give you insight into the various activities that take place in the fields of finance, controlling and audit.

  • You will familiarize yourself with various topics, thereby gaining a comprehensive understanding of unit-specific and cross-unit tasks.

  • After just a short time, you will assume responsibility for exciting projects or subprojects.

  • You will be assigned to three positions, each lasting six months. These positions and your later target function will be coordinated individually with you.

  • You will also be assigned to work abroad, giving you an opportunity to expand your network and further develop your intercultural skills.

What we expect

We are looking for committed and dedicated graduates with highly developed communication skills who set challenging goals for themselves on their own responsibility and tackle challenges with an open mind.

We have the following minimum requirements:

  • Master's degree in business and economics, business and engineering or business informatics with above-average grades

  • At least three months spent doing an internship in finance and/or Controlling

  • At least three months of time spent abroad (in the form of semesters of study abroad or internships abroad)

  • Good German language skills (at least level B1) and fluent English language skills (at least level C1)

We offer

From the very first day, START IN will support your further professional development as a specialist or manager. You will have the opportunity to learn about your own skills and to grow personally. Beyond this, you will be able to integrate quickly into the company, thanks to a wide range of networking events and seminars as well as continuous support from your personal mentor.

As the only company so far with its headquarters in Germany, BASF´s Finance and Controlling unit has been triply ranked "world-class" in process efficiency and effectiveness by "The Hackett Group".

Take advantage of this opportunity to get started in a "world-class" environment!

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