Finance / Controlling 12 Month Industrial Placement, Agricultural Solutions

  • BASF
  • Cheadle SK8, UK
  • Oct 08, 2019
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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.

BASF plc, BASF Group's main operating company in the United Kingdom, supplies raw materials to most industries. We market a wide range of products, including chemicals, construction chemicals, agricultural solutions, dispersions and pigments, pest control solutions, plastics, polyurethane systems, leading edge coating products, mining and water treatment chemicals. We manufacture performance chemicals, polyurethane systems and pest control solutions.

What you can expect

This twelve-month placement within the Agricultural Solutions Division at BASF Plc, located just south of Manchester, is an excellent opportunity to join over 100,000 employees at the world's leading chemical company and gain valuable insight into the dynamic business environment of a global organization.

  • We're looking for an ambitious and hardworking intern to join our business controlling team for a twelve month placement. Working within our specialist agricultural solutions business you'll play an active role in all aspects of the team's work.
  • In addition, your main areas of responsibility will include, but not be limited to: Data manipulation & analysis, Producing monthly financial & market reports, Forecasting, Budgets, Working with SAP.
  • Finally, you will work with multiple internal stakeholders, including senior members of the team and develop personal and professional skills that will be transferable into any business environment. 

What we expect 

  • You are working towards a mathematics, business or financial related degree, on course for at least a 2:1.
  • You are confident working with IT programmes.
  • You are proficient in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • You are a self-motivated individual with excellent communication and work management skills.
  • Target start date: June 2020 

We offer

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

Closing Date: 1st November 2019

Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate