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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Head of Forecast & Projects (m/f/d)


Friedrichshafen, BW, DE, 88046

Req ID 19548

We are looking for a new colleague in our department Corporate Controlling at our location in Friedrichshafen.



  • Deliver a continuous development of the rolling forecast approach in the ZF Group in coordination with the divisions and domains
  • Management of the monthly rolling forecast in terms of performance interpretation as well as enhancement on a top-down approach with all divisions and domains and ensure proper financial communication for internal and external stakeholders
  • Responsibility for the benchmark in the ZF Group and regular reporting to the Board of Management as a whole as well as comparison/analysis with the ZF divisions
  • Establish a strategy for further enhancement steps in the benchmark and align, communicate and implement these concepts within the organization
  • Responsibility for dedicated Controlling Projects within the ZF Group


  • Degree in Business Administration, Finance or a related field
  • Several years of experience in financial leadership roles and strong understanding of the major corporate processes and functions across the business. This experience should cover a broad range of disciplines within finance
  • Fluent German and English Language skills, oral and written
  • Excellent analytical skills, well-structured work, strong as Business Partner, in Project Management and experienced with Top Management
  • Proven the ability to manage through major change


About ZF:
ZF is a global technology company suppling 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.
In fiscal year 2020 ZF reported sales of €32.6 billion. The company employs more than 150,000 associates at approximately 270 locations in 42 countries.

The compatibility of work and family life is firmly anchored at ZF. For more information, please visit www.zf.com/berufundprivatleben



Be part of our ZF team as Head of Forecast & Projects (m/f/d) and apply now!


Janka Ruderisch

(+49) 211 584 222 157

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