Controller II at ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Req ID 7243 | Livonia Tech II, United States
We are looking for a new colleague in the Finance Department at our location in Livonia, Michigan.
Your Responsibilities:
  • Oversight of the Division calendar and data submission process for month-end reporting.
  • Perform monthly cash flow and balance sheet analysis to explain performance to Division and HQ management, and variance to plan/forecast as applicable.
  • Liaise with the technical accounting team to ensure proper IFRS accounting within the Division. Work to incorporate new/amended ZF policies and processes as they arise. This includes implementation planning, preparation/participation in training of business unit/operating unit controllers and other finance staff, and providing support and answering questions in order for those staff to establish and maintain the new processes/policies.
  • Maintain/monitor the accounting process for items such as recall reserves, incentive accruals, asset retirement obligations, etc. that are centrally managed within the Division.
  • Manage the internal controls monitoring process within the Division, including documentation of controls, periodic reporting of results to Division/HQ management and assisting business unit/operating unit controllers to resolve audit findings.
  • Manage the risk reporting process for the Division, including working with other functions to aggregate risks to the financial forecast and prepare/present findings to Division management and HQ.

Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or business-related discipline. Advanced degree/MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience , preferably a combination of Big 4 (or other public accounting) external audit and within finance in a large ($1b plus) manufacturing organization.
  • Strong financial systems (SAP, BCS consolidation, BO Analysis reporting) skills.

Be part of our ZF team as Controller II and apply now!
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