BASF (HK) - Intern, Controlling, Petrochemicals Asia Pacific (Management Reporting & Cost Controlling)

Entry Level
Hong Kong
Intern, Controlling, Petrochemicals Asia Pacific (Management Reporting & Cost Controlling)
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About Us

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 recognise their achievements. For you, this means a wide variety of job roles, and exciting opportunities for learning and career development.

Who we're looking for

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF's Asia Pacific regional headquarters is located in Hong Kong and had 467 employees by the end of 2019.

The Petrochemicals division is the starting point for BASF’s petrochemical-based value chains globally. We operate a highly competitive asset base with best-in-class technologies and set the benchmark in safety, sustainability, operational excellence and cost competitiveness. With six Verbund sites and several major production sites, we are close to our customers and present in the largest chemical markets worldwide. The division supplies various value chains across the company and a broad range of customer industries with high-quality chemicals, putting our customers in the center of everything we do and contributing to the organic volume growth of BASF. Our portfolio includes cracker products, industrial gases, acrylics, superabsorbent polymers, styrenic foams, alkylene oxides, glycols, alcohols, solvents and plasticizers. In 2019, the Petrochemicals division generated sales to third parties of about €6.7 billion.

What you will be doing in this role

As part of the Petrochemicals team, you will be reporting to the Head of Controlling to support the team in terms of management reporting and cost controlling  

Main Tasks

  • Assisting the regional controller on management reporting for the Petrochemicals business of BASF & Controlling digitalization
  • Support automation of visual chart generation embedded in monthly rolling forecast & actual reporting with new tools like Power BI
  • Assisting the regional controller on product costs/ fixed costs reporting and analysis and helping the team to understand and utilize the available reports from Shared Service Center
About you
  • Commitment to a 6-month full-time internship from September 2020
  • Students of Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or of related disciplines
  • Having experience in digitalization and/or data management are beneficial
  • Preferably with experience in Power BI or Tableau
  • High proficiency in oral and written English and Mandarin Chinese
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, particularly Excel
  • Innovative, self-motivated and proactive working style

Application Procedure

  • Submit your CV, cover letter and school transcripts on our online job portal
  • In your application, state clearly your available period, and your expected graduation date


  • We offer Hong Kong local employment terms only for this opening.
  • All applications shall be kept in strictest confidence.
What we offer

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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