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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Accountant (m/f/d)


Pontypool, Wales, GB, NP4 0TL

Req ID 31912

For our location in Pontypool/Wales, we are looking for an Accountant (m/f/d).


Your tasks:

  • Establish product standard costs as part of the annual budget process
  • Analysis and reporting of product profitability, identifying variances verses budget and reporting to the Financial Controller and Divisional Profitability Analyst
  • Finance point of contact for product quotations to sales teams, liaising with other departments to understand the impact of customer change requests and calculating the change to sales prices
  • Month-end close process and analysis, support with preparation of forecasts & budgets particularly with regards to direct material & overheads. Analysis of direct material purchase price variances verses standard
  • Inventory management & reporting including the main finance point of contact for the annual stocktake. Work closely with logistics & operations to understand monthly inventory changes and causes of variances


Your profile:

  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified, with minimum 2 years post qualification 
  • Experience in a manufacturing organisation
  • Costing experience
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a faced paced environment
  • Have strong analytical skills



About ZF:
ZF is a global technology company suppling 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. In fiscal year 2020 ZF reported sales of €32.6 billion. The company employs more than 150,000 associates at approximately 270 locations in 42 countries.


The compatibility of work and family life is firmly anchored at ZF. For more information, please visit



The position is part of the ZF Global Employee Referral Program.

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


Onur Benli

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