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Sr Financial Analyst

Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
What's Next? Join ZF!

ZF is a global technology company supplying 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.

Sr Financial Analyst
Country/Region: US

Charleston, SC, US, 29418

Req ID 66386 | North Charleston, SC, United States

About the Team:
Support Charleston financial activities for the Commercial Vehicle Systems group in collaboration with the local finance and site teams. A successful candidate will bring Controlling experience in a complex matrix organization, strong financial acumen and analysis skills, forecasting and budgeting expertise, SAP costing experience, collaborative interaction and communication, and dedication to drive efficiencies through continuous improvement.

What you can look forward to as a Financial Analyst

Provides financial support, including forecasting, budgeting, and analyzing variations from budget
Analyze financial statements, interpret and recommend courses of action to assist management in the successful operating of the business
Support and approve Continuous Improvement Savings (CIS) projects and initiative
Develop financial models and projections to support long-term planning and ensure sustainable growth.
Track, analyze, and control indirect expense utilizing best practices
Track, analyze, and control freight expense utilizing best practices
Performs general accounting activities, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements such as balance sheets, profit-and-loss statements, and capital expenditure schedules
Prepares, records, analyzes, and reports accounting transactions and ensures the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles
Accounts Payable and Receivables tasks/support as needed
Fosters an inclusive culture of continuous improvement and high team performance
Other duties as assigned

Your profile as Financial Analyst

Bachelor's in Finance or Accounting
3-5 years of directly related experience
1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
Demonstrated experience with SAP, HFM, GAAP, IFRS, and Sarbanes Oxley
Proven interpersonal and communication skills within a multi-cultural environment
Ability to work independently and interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel
Dynamic, driven and energetic team player who works well under pressure with tight deadlines
Strong business acumen and advance analytical and problem solving
Strong organizational and task management skills
English language competency

Preferred Skills and experience:

Experience within the automotive industry

What We Offer:

A supportive collaborative team environment
Annual Incentive Plan
Paid Vacation
Personal Time
401k Plan
Health Care Benefits
Paid Holidays (13 fixed holidays)
Tuition reimbursement for educational advancement
A strong diversity culture
Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities

Be part of our ZF team as Sr Financial Analyst and apply now!


Bethany Vijayakumar

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice.

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility.

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

Find out how we work at ZF:

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina
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