Principal Accountant General in Livonia, MI at ZF

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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Job Description



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.
Are you up for the challenge?


Position Description

Support and ensure preparation of consolidated financial statements for multiple business units and corporate organizational structures.


Position Requirements

  • Timely preparation of high quality consolidated financial statements for the Company and its multiple organizational structures
  • Analysis and information related to the consolidated financial statements and certain “significant accounts” for both internal and external constituencies
  • Assistance to OUC’s with respect to the proper application of IFRS and adherence to corporate policies
  • Development and maintenance of effective internal controls related to the Company’s accounting and financial systems
  • Analysis and establishment of procedures that ensure timely and effective month end closes
  • Support timely monthly submission of IFRS results to ZF


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Minimum 4 years of relatable experience
  • HFM experience required
  • SAP experience required


Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • MBA preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Big 4 public accounting experience preferred
  • Automotive experience preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled ~cb~

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Job Requirements

Education Requirements
Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance Required (Masters Degree Preferred)
CPA Required

Experience and Skill Requirements
Required Experience:

•4-6 years of relevant work experience
•3 years experience working for a public accounting firm (preferred)
•Automotive Industry Experience a plus
•HFM and SAP Experience preferred

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