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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.

Manager Technical Accounting (m/f/d)

Country/Region:  DE

München, BY, DE, 943800

Req ID 61558 Munich, Germany

About the team:
Passive Safety Systems is carving out from ZF’s current portfolio to become an independent company. This will allow the Division to further grow and expand its market position in safety restraint technologies by involving external investors. Our footprint already includes ~45,000 employees in 20 countries in 44 locations and 2022 sales exceeded €4.5 billion. Establishing a solid resource foundation for independency is key to future success to become the #1 market leader. Our mission is to help protect people on the road with innovative state-of-the-art inflatable restraint, seat belt and steering wheel systems technology. 

Now is your opportunity to shape the future of passive safety technologies together with us in a new established team in the North of Munich!
We are a diverse team of multinational governance colleagues, reflecting a diversity in gender, national origin, experience level, etc.  We strongly value the experience and opportunity a diverse team brings.


What you can look forward to as Manager Technical Accounting (m/f/d):

  • Professional assessment of non-routine, complex IFRS accounting topics, accounting-related structuring advice and implementation support (e.g. leases, business transactions/contracts, M&A)
  • Establishment, organization and functional leadership of implementation projects for the worldwide introduction of new IFRS accounting standards in ZF Group (Divisions / Product Lines / Domains / SSC incl. IT)
  • Providing technical accounting expertise in the implementation of IFRS accounting measurement methodology in existing and newly implemented ERP systems (e.g. ZP1 / S4Hana) and accounting-related subsystems (e.g. AMANA Lease accounting tool) as well as in improving digitalization of processes in accounting approval processes
  • Governance over compliance of ZF Group with legal accounting requirements and ACAM-approvals (Accounting Communication & Approval Matrix) to business (Divisions / Product Lines / Domains)
  • Tracking of accounting standard developments at the International Financial Reporting Standards board (IASB) and assessing the impact on ZF Group’s accounting policies & procedures, developing scenarios for CFO
  • Accounting-related inhouse consulting in M&A- und JV-projects; assessment and approval of consolidation methods and reporting methodology (Divisions / Product Lines / Domains)
  • Leading the alignment of Group accounting policies with accounting practices & procedures at the RVNA Shared Service organization


Your profile as Manager Technical Accounting (m/f/d):

  • Broad experience in Accounting Processes
  • Deep Accounting Systems expertise and understanding of interfaces with other domains systems (inputs, processes, outputs)
  • Ability to connect the dots in projects (systems, processes, people)
  • Extraordinary communication and adaption skills in an international environment into all organizational directions, i. e. towards operational level and domain / divisional / product line management
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written English


Why you should choose Passive Safety Systems at Munich?

  • Great career opportunities 
  • Work in a multinational team
  • Benefits package – discount on goods and services, private medical insurance, relocation package
  • Flexible working hours and possibility of working in a hybrid model


Be part of our ZF team as Manager Technical Accounting (m/f/d) and apply now!


Julia Ibele

+49 7541 77 963555

What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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