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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Plant Finance Controller

Country/Region:  US
Location: 

Duncan, SC, US

Req ID 46197 | Duncan, United States

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology. Whether it is a passenger car or commercial vehicle – the chassis plays a central role in safety, comfort and dynamics. ZF not only develops the essential components such as steering, braking or damping systems, the group also links all systems on board which are involved in longitudinal, lateral or vertical acceleration. This ensures a pleasantly relaxed driving experience without rough strokes – no matter whether occupants drive for themselves or are being driven autonomously.

 

We are looking for a new colleague to join the Management team in our Duncan, SC location as Plant Controller. This position requires a motivated and optimization driven person, who enjoys collaboration within an international matrix organization and the fast pace of automotive business.


Responsibilities: 

  • Implement, direct and control general accounting functions and guarantee their professional utilization on basis of ZF policies within the relevant legal framework.
  • Prepare financial assessments, accounting records and other info.
  • Support the stability & optimization of the organization's profitability and report on a regular basis in accordance with ZF group policies.
  • Review, analyze and monitor operating results in relation to manufacturing and administration costs, budgets and operating policies and prepare suggestions for corrective actions & improvements.
  • Liaise with internal & external auditors & professional advisors and maintain the quality of internal processes to avoid any risk related to potential legal impacts.
  • Prepare and issue analysis data & management information to support decision makers.
  • Plan and budget the resources necessary to complete all activities on time and in accordance with authoritative guidance.
  • Plan and execute the annual target setting & business plan process for the location.
  • Guarantee the adherence to compliance policies and fill the role as Compliance Delegate.
  • Monitor and take relevant measures for the adherence to ZF group procedures and policies, IFRS, local GAAP and tax law.
  • Initiate, drive and monitor the cash flow process and Forecasting.
  • Lead the finance and controlling team.
  • Compliance with all Internal and External Production Quality Management Systems and Group Directives. 


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or other business related field
  • 10+ years (advanced) accounting or finance experience
  • Solid knowledge of the policies, procedures, and regulations of accounting and investment, supervisory techniques as well as personnel policies and procedures
  • Solid PC skills: experience with ERP systems/applications (SAP Fi/Co expertise)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex business issues in a clear/concise manner
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Knowledge of working in a JIT/JIS manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance in a multi-currency environment
  • Knowledge of account reconciliations

 

What We Offer:

  • A supportive collaborative team environment
  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • 401k Plan
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement
  • A strong diversity culture
  • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities

 

Be part of our ZF team as Plant Finance Controller and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT: 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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