Share this Job

What's Next? Join ZF!

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.

Senior Financial Analyst

Country/Region:  US
Location: 

Gainesville, GA, US

Req ID 46758 | Gainesville 2, United States

  

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.

 

Position Summary: The Senior Financial Analyst primarily acts as the business partner to the operations management team within the assigned business unit. They will translate the operations actions and tactics into financial reports, forecasts, and Operative Planning (OP). Supporting functions for the role includes maintaining integrity of the financial reporting and controls. They prepare financial statements and schedules to meet management and corporate reporting needs. They can maintain records by applying applicable accounting techniques. They are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of subledger details and financial reporting while upholding the quality and control standards of ZF.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate regular financial reporting with local operations team to meet Group / Division / Region financial targets and requirements.
  • Implement analytical methods linking operative conditions to the financial performance targets; link levers or actions to financial results.
  • Support Controller with preparation and coordination of the routine forecasting and business planning processes.
  • Create and maintain financial reporting tools to meet all monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting requirements for forecast, Operative Plan and Actual operational results.
  • Understand relationship of product volume, cost/price and mix on Factory Contribution Margin (FCM).
  • Create and communicate linkage between operations actions, FCM, OPV and reported financial results.
  • Support managers understanding of spending and planning within their respective cost centers.
  • Support the capital investment process through financial models validating financial return (MCE, MCF, FCM, OPV, NPV, ROI, etc.).
  • Perform related month end tasks and management support tasks to meet Group / Division / Regions financial targets and requirements.
  • Continuously improve the analytical and reporting tools used to support the business (PowerBI, BI, SAP Analysis, SAP BW, etc.).
  • Understand ZF Group Policy directives, ZF Group Accounting Policy Objectives, IAS policies and IFRS policies.
  • Understand and comply with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 requirements.
  • Performs special projects as requested and related tasks as needed.

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • 5 years of financial or cost accounting experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of SAP

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • CPA License 
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills working with all disciplines within the organization
  • Experience in production, quality and logistics tasks
  • ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 awareness training

 

What We Offer:

  • A supportive collaborative team environment
  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • 401k Plan
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Paid Holidays (10 fixed holidays)
  • A Hybrid Work Schedule (3 days remote/2 days onsite)
  • Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement
  • A strong diversity culture
  • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities

 

Be part of our ZF team as Senior Financial Analyst 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.

Find out how we work at ZF:


Job Segment: Financial Analyst, SAP, Accounting, ERP, CPA, Finance, Technology