Finance & Controlling Talent Program

Switzerland, Pratteln, Canton of Basel-Landschaft
30.07. | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Finance & Controlling Talent Program

Job ID: 32566  |  Location: Pratteln, Canton of Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland

The Finance Development Program is a multi-year program which seeks to recruit outstanding university graduates in business studies. During the program, you will be trained to become a potential leader in the field of Finance & Controlling while obtaining excellent insights in the network of a specialty chemical multinational. You will have the possibility to obtain a broad knowledge and experience by a committed rotation through units, regions and roles. Several colleagues who started in this program are now holding leadership roles within the Finance organization. The program is flexible towards the organization's needs and candidate's interests.


  • Taking immediate ownership of roles within Corporate Controlling with a focus on performance analysis and management reporting

  • Assisting in financial planning, objective setting, investment evaluation, etc.

  • Actively taking part in international controlling projects

  • Assignments in other finance disciplines, e.g. Treasury, Audit, Accounting, Tax, but also in interface areas such as a global Business Unit or a foreign affiliate

  • Building a cross-functional and -regional network inside Clariant to further help you in attaining your career goals



  • Excellent Master’s degree from an established University, preferably in business administration with a focus on Finance / Controlling / Accounting

  • High degree of curiosity, ambition and flexibility is crucial. Openness to international assignments during or after the program

  • Outstanding analytical and conceptual competence

  • Teamplayer with good communication and presentation skills

  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)

  • Ability to cut through complexity and exert influence based on thorough analysis

  • Affinity with Finance & Controlling topics (e.g. prior working experience)


Our Offer

  • We ensure a highly interesting, versatile and challenging work environment

  • You will have outstanding influence on daily activities and tasks, with full responsibility for projects assigned

  • We offer an attractive and performance-based remuneration

  • We provide the benefits of a modern company

  • We will support your development needs with tailored, individual trainings

Clariant is a focused and innovative specialty chemical company based near Basel, in Switzerland. Last year the company recorded CHF 4.399 billion in sales harnessing the talents of its 17 000 employees across 50+ countries. Clariant’s portfolio is optimized for future growth, with a focus in three business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis and Natural Resources. We believe that our growth is all about our customers and their success. Investment in innovation capabilities and developing inspiring environments for courageous and determined minds are therefore key to reaching our goal. Join us and help create sustainable value through chemistry for customers all over the globe.

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