Manager, Processes & Projects, Monomers Asia Pacific

Full-time
Intermediate (3-6 years)

Posted 

Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Audit
  • Commodities
  • Compliance
  • Costing
  • SAP

Job Description

Manager, Processes & Projects, Monomers Asia Pacific

Location: HK-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

Located in Hong Kong, BASF’s regional headquarters oversees more than 16,000 employees at about 100 sites across Asia Pacific. In addition to regional business units, Hong Kong office also houses regional functional units including Corporate Affairs, Finance and Controlling, Human Resources, Management Consulting, Procurement and Supply Chain Services.
Objectives of the Position
Reporting to the Head, Procurement, Processes & Projects Monomers, Asia Pacific, the incumbent will:
  • Facilitate business processes standardization and efficiency improvement programs for Monomers Asia Pacific (Business Unit). Identify business demand by stakeholders in Operating Division (OD), Regional Business Unit (RBU) or specific functions, analyze business processes and transfer these requirements or findings into sustainable solutions.
  • Act as driver and key facilitator of strategic topics under Monomers Asia Pacific (the Business Unit) for all Sub-business Unit (SBUs).
  • Support the BU management in business steering and subsequently achieving their operational & strategic goals by providing analysis, recommendations & monitoring of target measures. Highlight issues/risk proactively and timely
Job Responsibilities
  • Conduct deep dive on the function services, define the right level of services fitting for commodity business. Closely monitor costs allocation. Proactively identify areas for improvement via site performance check and drive implementation.
  • Provide financial recommendation on strategy development, resource allocation and optimization to ensure the financial security/ objectives are met.
  • Support the business in pricing related matters and create transparency across value chains
  • Closely collaborate with Monomers (the Business Unit) “CM Path Forward” initiative team on accuracy of calculations and tracking of achievements
  • Identify, trigger and monitor the realization of cost saving potentials and synergies through process optimization/re-engineering
  • Support continues optimization initiatives and assist in implementation and tracking
  • Support the business to optimize costs across value chains in areas such as make-or-buy decisions, business model optimizations, business process improvements
  • Facilitate collaboration with potential partners in the region for potential business opportunity
  • Provide controlling inputs for raw material improvement, commercial excellence and logistics excellence measures in the region
  • Steer and facilitate controlling discussions with stakeholders in regional headquarters, local business management, site management and platforms
  • Ensure compliance in business process and financial bookings. Support any audit enquiries as well as the business in process improvements as a result of audit findings.
  • Collaborate with relevant functions to ensure data and master-data consistency
  • Drive to build up the best practices sharing and know-how transfer within the organization
  • Ad hoc project support
Requirements
  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management or related discipline with CPA qualification
  • At least 5 years of relevant finance / business controlling experience in industrial sector
  • Strong financial controlling skills
  • Solid and hands-on knowledge of SAP and controlling tools
  • Good at strategic and analytical thinking as well as ability to collaborate across organizational units required
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • High intercultural adaptability and customer focus
  • Good team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelMaster
QualificationCertified Public Accountant (HKICPA)
LanguageEnglish
BASF AGManufacturing and Industrial

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