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Internal Auditor

Job Number:  39719
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna International Corporate Office
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Aurora, ONTARIO, CA, L4G 0G9

Group Description

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary


The Auditor performs independent audits on all aspects of Magna’s operations as contained in our Internal Audit Charter to ensure that established policies and procedures are followed, and operational and financial standards are met.  

Key Responsibilities


  • Performs financial, compliance & other audit activities of business units within specified time periods 
  • Prepares audit files and pre-audit work, including audit communications with Auditees
  • Documents work performed to department standards and IIA Professional Practice standards and provides support for an informed, objective opinion of risk
  • Evaluates audit results to determine the quality and effectiveness of internal operating policies, internal controls, regulatory requirements, administrative procedures & reporting practices
  • Proactively identifies risks or gaps in internal controls and provides recommendations to mitigate risks and improve internal controls 
  • Identifies opportunities to improve business processes 
  • Reports audit findings and recommendations to management. Drafts formal, clearly written and meaningful audit reports summarizing findings, conclusions and recommendations 
  • Follows up with stakeholders on any recommendations or corrective actions to internal or external audits to ensure continued process improvement & compliance, when required
  • May provide assistance in performance of investigations of improper activities including potential fraud matters 
  • Self-develops skills & experience in relevant audit specialities                    
  • Other Duties, as may be assigned from time to time by Internal Audit department management

Key Qualifications/Requirements


Knowledge and Education


  • A University degree in business or information systems is required
  • CPA or CIA designation  
  • Additionally, CISA or CFE designations are considered an asset                  


Work Experience 


  • Minimum of three years of financial, operational and compliance (including Sarbanes-Oxley) audit experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the automotive sector 

Skills and Competencies


  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders in a professional and confidential manner while maintaining composure and tactfulness in stressful and potentially adversarial situations 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products; including advanced Excel skills
  • Good working knowledge of SAP R/3 or SAP S/4 HANA and familiarity with other ERP solutions such as QAD, CMS and Trans4M would be an asset

Work Environment


  • Travel should be expected 75% of the time, with possible travel changes due to unplanned demands. Approximately 25-50% of this should be expected to be overnight travel depending on season.  Ability to travel in the U.S. and eligibility to obtain a U.S. work visa will be a requirement.

Additional Information


Accommodations for disabilities in relation to the job selection process are available upon request.


Special Requirements


Candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Records Check and, if deemed necessary, a Credit Check as part of the candidate selection process. 

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