Senior Manager, Finance Solutions

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Job Field: Finance/Accounting/Controlling/Audit
Location: Shanghai, CN, 200000
Company: BASF Asia Pacific
Job Type: Experienced
Job ID: EN_CN_34085

We are a leading chemical company, with the best teams developing intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. Our success as a company relies on the engagement of our employees. We encourage our employees to develop their strengths, and we recognize their achievements. For you, this means a wide variety of job roles, and exciting opportunities for learning and career development.

For BASF, diversity is one of the essential keys to business success and the well-being of our employees. We promote an inclusive culture that accepts the diversity of people, experiences and capabilities. By embracing talents and abilities of all kinds, we aim to boost creativity and motivation, and enhance our teams’ performance.

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BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885. With larger production sites in Shanghai, Nanjing and Chongqing, BASF is a major foreign investor in the country’s chemical industry, and operates the Innovation Campus Shanghai, a global and regional research and development hub. BASF posted sales of over €7.3 billion in 2018 to customers in Greater China and employed 9,317 people as of the end of that year. For further information, please visit Objectives

  • Takes responsibility and accountability for the successful completion of Finance projects on time, within the budget and within the scope.
Main Tasks
  • Plans, budget, assign responsibilities, monitor and oversee the project progress and documents all aspects of the specific projects;
  • Drives further development of Finance function and proactively identifies improvement areas, develop action plans and implement concrete measures to establish sustainable high perfromance organisation in Finance;
  • Introduces exisiting and emerging digital technologies, capabilities, practices, strategies and culture to the Finance organisation in Greater China;
  • Direves projects to support Change Management in the Finance Organisation;
  • Provide professional guidance to Finance teams on Service Platform and BASF group companies in Greater China;
  • Support BASFs’s portfolio measures, such as integration of acquired companies and carve-outs/divestments of businesses;
  • Interacts with and gains acceptance from Management and stakeholders on various initiatives.
  • Master degree in Finance, Business Administration, Engineering or Economics.
  • At least 8 years professional experience in Finance, e.g. MNC, Big4 and/or IT-consulting; Professional accounting qualifications (CICPA, ACCA or equivalent) is a plus.
  • Strong IT affinity and digital mind-set; SAP know-how (preferred), Oracle, Hyperion, etc.; awareness of existing and emerging digital technologies, capabilities, practices, strategies and culture.
  • Excellent project management skills and proven IT project implementation experience; experience in agile management and design thinking; SCRUM certification is a plus.
  • Communication & collaboration skills, strong interest and ability to lead cross-functional and international teams; experience with change management projects is a plus.
  • Intelligent, result-oriented and highly self-motivated; strive for achievements and wants to make difference. Has skills and abilities to perform consistently to a defined standard while maintaining integrity, independence and skepticism.
  • Interest in international working environment and mobility.

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