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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.

Specialist German GAAP Accounting (m/f/d)

Country/Region:  DE

München, BY, DE, 943800

Req ID 61561 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 (Garching)!
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 Specialist German GAAP Accounting (m/f/d):

  • Coordination of the reporting of the German reporting units and consolidation of the annual financial statements of the legal companies in accordance with HGB 
  • Preparation of the HGB annual financial statements in coordination with the tax department
  • Ensuring compliance with HGB accounting principles by applying the HGB accounting guidelines. Continuous further development of the HGB accounting guidelines
  • Coordination of pension accounting in accordance with HGB, IFRS and tax law on the basis of actuarial reports in coordination with other departments
  • Support in the development and review of budgets and forecasts
  • Cooperation with other departments to ensure correct and timely accounting, including cooperation with the tax department to ensure compliance with tax regulations 
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and reporting and contribute to the improvement of accounting processes and systems


Your profile as Specialist German GAAP Accounting (m/f/d):

  • Extensive experience in HGB accounting
  • Knowledge of pension accounting in accordance with IFRS / HGB / taxes is an advantage
  • High level of communication and social skills, independence, initiative, assertiveness and conceptual skills
  • Very good German and English skills


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 Specialist German GAAP 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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