Financial Analyst in Washington Township, MI at ZF

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

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Job Description

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. ZF has a global workforce of approximately 138,300 at 230 locations in 40 countries. Working at ZF is more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to imagine and create global mobility for tomorrow – and beyond.
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Position Description

Responsible for assisting in tracking costs and profitability for programs from original quotes through the end of life. To accomplish this, the following responsibilities exist:


Position Requirements

  • Assist with Quoting & Award of Business
  • Coordinate inquiries and replies from AME, Purchasing, Engineering, Sales, and others regarding capital, part cost, labor, machine times, tooling, capacity, pricing, and other costs
  • Create Business Cases and cost summaries
  • Analyze various alternatives and opportunities with pre-existing and ad-hoc financial schedules
  • Utilize “Cost Walk” process to accurately update program costs and profits at set time intervals and critical program timing steps
  • Manage/support SAP downloads, and other system data, when available, to assist with accurate costing
  • Accurately cost and track EC’s with input from various functions. Critically examine these costs as required
  • Explain significant variances to prior reporting and target levels
  • Assist program management in understanding profit levels and factors driving these levels
  • Understand “routing” costs and cost drivers
  • Identify profit and machine utilization opportunities
  • Assist Manufacturing, Purchasing, and AME in costing various opportunities, risks, and actions
  • Maintain accurate costs and cost systems.


Essential Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance required
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in manufacturing finance required


Preffered Skills and Experience

  • Costing experience preferred
  • MBA desired




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