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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Finance Director, NA E-Mobility

Location: 

Northville, MI, US

Req ID 27884
   

Position Summary:  The Head of Finance is responsible for controlling activities across all functional areas for Electrified Powertrain region North America.  


Responsibilities

  • NA responsibility for PL - P&L with focus on project, product, customer drivers of Product Line result (incl. government negotiation, M&A, CQA support)
  • NA responsibility for Operations Controlling with focus on financial factory performance and all related processes (responsibility shared with Domain Operations Controlling)
  • NA responsibility for R&D Controlling with focus on financial project management and controlling throughout complete pre-SOP/GDPEP Phase (responsibility shared with Domain R&D Controlling)
  • Proactively shape the NA Finance organization according to strategic vision (e.g., Northstar/Supercharge blueprint)
  • Coordinate OP/ SP processes in Region NA including interfacing to the functions
  • Complete forecasting process in Region NA across all financial areas
  • Understanding of plan vs. actual deviations to steer the business with corresponding domain functions
  • Prepare action plan for NA Head based on financial deviations (e.g., FCM, BCM, SPV, Sales, etc.)
  • Takes the lead for all ad-hoc analyses and presents results in top management meetings (BOM presentations, NA Management Circles, etc)
  • Analyze and provide conclusions for NA head-steering with regards to project, product, and customer result.
  • Ensure execution of performance management and project controlling governance in Product Line Controlling
  • Ensure departmental compliance with all IATF16949 requirements, ZF corporate policies, and divisional directives. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, or related field (Masters strongly preferred)
  • 12+ years advanced experience 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Experience in Business/Controlling activities
  • Advanced leadership skills and intercultural capabilities
  • Strong ability to communicate and mediate between different interfaces
  • Strong strategic thinker, with the ability to articulate near-term goals, define long-term aspirations,and identify and prioritize activities to achieve these objectives
  • Able to define long-term aspirations with supporting logic and fact base
  • Able to articulate current baseline and road map to achieving long-term goals
  • Able to prioritize team's activities to ensure execution of the road map
  • Ability to lead and influence cross-functional team
  • Understands and has the credibility to steer a cross-functional team; relevant technical and/or commercial background desired
  • Able to work across a global organization and manage in a multi-cultural environment
  • A team player, with strong influencing skills needed to navigate and lead in a matrix organization 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; English language proficiency

 

Preferred Skills and experience

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Business or related field
  • 5+ years of managing/directing others and/or managing key accounts in addition to delegating/tracking independent work assignments for sales programs
  • Spanish and/or German Language Skills

 

Be part of our ZF team as Director, Finance (Div. E NA) and apply now!

 

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