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Finance at BASF – Competence beyond numbers


With a mix of different tasks, the various financial units at BASF offer you diverse and challenging opportunities.

As a "finance person" you add value to BASF as a company through optimal financing, effective risk management, efficient finance processes and technologies as well as reliable financial information and services. In particular in finance we act as a team and highly value close cooperation with our business partners and the capital markets.

Get a glimpse into practical work during an internship or write your dissertation with us.

As an intern in the BASF finance community you can expect exciting tasks that give you the opportunity to actively drive forward what you have learned and give you deep insight into the finance processes at BASF.

You can also support our team as a student employee - and get involved in exciting day-to-day projects.

Apply to one of our job postings or send us your unsolicited application.

We are looking for students with above-average grades to support us in demanding tasks and projects for internships lasting two to six months. In addition to advanced business studies specializing in finance, accounting, taxes, auditing or controlling, this also requires a strong affinity with numbers and systems alongside own initiative and a high level of commitment.

You look forward to working in a global environment, are motivated to work in a team and also stand out as a result of your confident and friendly manner. You are equally comfortable working in German or in English.

As an intern or working student in the BASF finance community, you support us for example in Credit Risk Management where you will have the opportunity to be involved in preparing and assessing global customer analyses and acquiring experience in creating financial analyses to assess creditworthiness.

Alternatively you may contribute your theoretical skills in financial reporting and implement these to create monthly, quarterly and annual accounts to IFRS and national accounting regulations.

You will support us for example in coordinating the Compliance and Risk Management process or creating monthly, quarterly and annual account statements.

Diverse projects and work in international and competent teams round off the range and variety of starting opportunities. Your induction will be "on the job" under the guidance of an experienced employee.

During your internship or placement with us you will get comprehensive insight into our work and can complement your academic knowledge with practical experience.

You will work in a highly qualified team and can make important contacts - which may help bring you back to BASF once your studies have ended.