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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.

Transfer Pricing Manager

Country/Region:  US

Northville, MI, US

Req ID 61716 | Northville, United States

We are looking for a new colleague to join our Tax Department at our location in Northville, MI and assume responsibility for enforcing and monitoring the Transfer Pricing policies and rules across ZF’s Divisions and Regions.


What you can look forward to as the Transfer Pricing Manager:

  • Responsible for local tax and statutory audits/reviews on transfer pricing-related matters for North America.

  • Responsible for enforcement and monitoring of the Transfer Pricing policies and rules across Divisions and Regions.

  • Responsible for analyzing IC transactions, value allocation and identification of errors and opportunities to improve ZFs global compliance and risk position.

  • Support in the design and feasibility / risk assessment of transfer pricing structuring options globally, including implementation of selected transfer pricing business models. This requires the execution of multiple transfer pricing projects and competing priorities in a rapidly changing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment and involves responsibilities in both transfer pricing technical analysis (e.g., intangible assets valuation, royalties etc.) and working with a variety of stakeholders and both external advisors and internal resources.

  • Provide advice on transfer pricing implications for new business initiatives.

  • Actively support the implementation of changes in business models and transfer pricing strategies.

  • Manage external advisors in North America regarding transfer pricing engagements and relationships with tax authorities/special examiners in the US/CDN and Mexico.

  • Monitor legislative changes on transfer-pricing and derive recommendations for ZF.


Your profile as the Manager for Transfer Pricing:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Law, Economics or similar discipline

  • 8 years of experience in Tax Transfer Pricing roles with experience in at least one of the areas noted below:

    • tax-aligned supply chain management;

    • business model optimization, including IP structures and associated valuation methodologies;

    • Big 4 Advisory or in-house at large global headquarter MNE

  • Strong technical knowledge of OECD, global and US transfer pricing regulations and associated international tax issues

  • Excellent MS Excel and Office skills

  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and attention to detail

  • SAP knowhow is a plus

  • Multi-jurisdictional experience would be an asset

  • Additional language skills, including Spanish, would be an asset


Why you should choose ZF in Northville:

  • A supportive collaborative team environment

  • Annual Incentive Plan

  • Paid time off

  • 401k Plan

  • Health Care Benefits

  • Paid Holidays

  • Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement

  • A strong diversity culture

  • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities


Be part of our ZF team as Transfer Pricing Manager and apply now!



Gabriela Monique Palacio

+1 734 855 2321


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

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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