ZF Principal Accountant General in Livonia, Michigan

Principal Accountant General

GDF - Finance


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

Required Education and Experience

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

Position Status

Salaried Full-Time

Functional Area







United States

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