ZF Financial Analyst II (Project Controller) in Duncan, South Carolina

Financial Analyst II (Project Controller)

ZF Chassis Systems Duncan

Position Summary:Establish and maintain cost control over the

project and keep the project within budget. Support the set-up of the financial

fundament as well as the legal entity in the new plant.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and organize the entire pre and post calculation of the project and

work out a feasibility study.

  • Generate the quotation costing, cross

departmental validation and edit all relevant information for the


  • Conduct and track a cost effective

calculation & capital budgeting and create investment proposals.

  • Analyze, interpret and track the economic

results as regards the project development and team decisions and prepare

Gate releases.

  • Develop a project structure together with

the project team.

  • Adjust and introduce the required

controlling instruments and secure their acceptance among the project


  • Support the cross departmental functions to

assure proper processes & activities within the project.

  • Develop an operational planning &

investment and implement them into the overall planning.

  • Realize monthly reporting on economic KPIs

(earnings, profit, investment, project costs...) as well as the plant up

to handover to plant controller, cost analysis, including a target

performance comparison as well as special analysis to develop counter

measures together with the Project Manager/ Team or Head of the Region.

  • Economically evaluate Engineering changes.

  • Analyze and consider potential development

trends of the project.

  • Prepare and support the local set up of the

legal entity including "Board of Directors" documents.

  • Realize follow up monitoring for the plant

according to GD 97/04.

  • Adjust revenue accruals for project cost

reimbursements from BU CY plants on a monthly basis and realize them.

  • Prepare planning reports for projects with

growth potential.

  • Prepare and participate in price

negotiations with the customer.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in controlling, finance or

other business field

  • 3-5+ years of professional controlling experience

  • Profound MS Office and SAP CO skills

  • Proven skills in profitability analysis and

KPI reporting

  • Strong analytical capabilities and problem

solving skills

  • High assertiveness as well as persuasive


  • Good communication skills and ability to

work in a team


Skills and experience:

  • Experience in the


  • German and/or

Spanish language skills

ZF North America, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. ZF North America, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. ZF North America, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of ZF North America, Inc. employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.