Cost Accounting Analyst - Research Triangle Park, NC

Basf Research Triangle Park , NC 27709

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Cost Accounting Analyst

  • Research Triangle Park, NC

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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.

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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 in 2020 as one of America's Best Employers. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Cost Accounting Analyst (2002195)

  • Research Triangle Park, NC

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to be responsible for site controlling activities across AP NA Tollers (Crop Protection & Seed), including accurate and timely analysis and reporting of cost accounting data for the plants / sites assigned. You will have primary responsibility to support site/ plant management and/or APN management with financial analysis, planning, forecasting and product costing services.

You are expected to have a clear focused attention to detail, strong ability to analyze and interpret financial data in order to business partner with key stakeholders within the business as well as others across the organization.

Adherence to financial controls, BASF Group Accounting guidelines as well as annual audit requirements will be key, including but not limited to Annual physical inventory counts, product costing and related procedures are key to this position. This is an excellent opportunity for you to demonstrate your strong communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills, as well as your ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across functions and businesses (NA and AP Globally). Although not required, any understanding you have of procurement, sales, digital tools experience (e.g.

  • PowerBi, Tableau) or audit areas is advantageous. A working knowledge of SAP transactions is required in this role.

This position reports directly to the Finance Business Manager within Agricultural Solutions North America.

Travel for the role is expected to be up to 25%, subject to business needs and changing requirements. Peak times for travel will occur during annual physical inventory counts.

Formula for Success...

  • Leveraging your education in Business, Finance, Accounting or Economics (CPA considered a strong plus) and your relevant finance/site/controlling experience, you will be responsible for product costing activities for third party Tollers across Crop Protection and Seeds businesses. This includes timely and accurate collection, analysis and reporting of cost accounting data for the plants in scope, as well as assistance with annual operating plans and monthly forecast variances.
    Applying your excellent analytical thinking, with the ability to challenge, present new ideas, drive change and influence decisions, you will understand and analyze trends, changes, developments and their impact on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), i.e. plant costs, valuation for raw materials, intermediates and finished goods.Demonstrating your proficiency in computer skills, global reporting tools and ability to drive digitization, automation and simplification, you will prepare and distribute monthly plant cost reports to site / business management.Your keen attention to detail and knowledge of BASF policies, procedures, IFRS and internal controls will be essential as you perform annual physical inventory counts, ensuring adherence to BASF Group guidelines and protocols.Being a strong self-starter who pays close attention to all details, you will identify trends, question abnormalities and proactively resolve outlying data points.Utilizing your strong entrepreneurial drive with proven ability to initiate, lead and execute process improvements, you will proactively identify and implement opportunities for key process efficiencies to improve overall business/financial operations.Having the agility to manage complex business requirements, decisions and ad-hoc initiatives/projects, you will provide ad-hoc support of key business, regional and/or global initiatives and projects.

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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

A unique total offer: you@BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life.

That's what we call you@BASF. Click here to learn more.

A unique total offer: you@BASF

At BASF you get more than just compensation. Our total offer includes a wide range of elements you need to be your best in every stage of your life.

That's what we call you@BASF. Click here to learn more.

At BASF, we believe that people are the key to our long-term success and that talent is in everyone.

We thrive on giving you the support you need to be your best and fulfil personal ambitionsthat's how we create chemistry. #belongatBASF

About BASF

Find out what BASF has to offer as an employer and why you should join our team.

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Here you find anything you need to know about your application and the application process.

Contact us

You have questions about your application or on how to apply in Europe? The BASF Talent Acquisition Europe team is glad to assist you.

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Research Triangle Park, NC, US, 27709

BASF Corporation

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