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Financial Analyst

Location: 

Northville, MI, US

Req ID 40359 | Northville, United States

  

Position Summary: The Financial Analyst is responsible for performing financial and/or accounting tasks for the general ledger and fixed assets for the North American Region (RN) locations, as defined in the Service Level Agreement (SLA).This includes preparing/posting and reviewing GL journal entries, reviewing/preparing account master data, monthly reports, and completing special accounting projects to ensure timely and accurate financial compliance with all internal (company) and external (regulatory) requirements. In addition, this role will be involved in maintaining the fixed asset ledgers for acquisitions, disposals, and transfers.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work with other Shared Service Center (SSC) personnel in a team environment to ensure compliance with ZF standardized processes/policy and external financial standards/regulations (e.g. IFRS)
  • Process monthly journal entry transactions as defined in the SLA Annex including accruals and provisions.
  • Post journal entry transactions as prepared and provided by the location to the SSC General Ledger department.
  • Post payroll journal entry transactions as prepared by the SSC Payroll department
  • Perform account clearing function; post month-end revaluation entry.
  • Review financial statements for any additional reclassification and/or ensure accrual of entries needed to close the financial period.
  • Process month-end close uploads within the consolidation system of SAP.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Capitalize new assets, scrap/dispose of assets.
  • Post depreciation
  • Prepare monthly Fixed Asset reconciliations including NBV and CIP reports.
  • Support the location with responses and corrective action development with regards to internal audits.
  • Serve as a primary liaison of the General Ledger team by providing support and assistance with preparation of documents/reports for the interim and year-end external audits.
  • Provide financial guidance and/or developmental/compliance support for any new process implementations.

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  • 3+ years of experience as a financial analyst, accountant, or comparable experience in a finance function
  • Experience working as a financial/business interface to operational customers as defined by a service level agreement (SLA) and/or performance / customer satisfaction expectations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office® (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. 
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel and management

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • 3+ year of experience in the Automotive industry or international durable goods manufacturing industry
  • 3+ years of experience working in a shared services environment
  • 3+ years of SAP FI experience
  • Understanding of SOX controls
  • German and/or Spanish language skills

 

Be part of our ZF team as Financial Analyst and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.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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