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Assistant Controller

Job Number:  9730
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems Canada
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Belleville, ON, CA

Group Description


The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.



Role Summary

Reporting to the Controller, this individual will assist with management of accounting, auditing and budgeting within the organization.

Key Responsibilities
  • Bank entries and reconciliations
  • Lead month end closing processing
  • General Ledger processing ( Interfacing & posting)
  • Chart of Accounts Maintenance
  • Inventory Reconciliation
  • Weekly expense tracking and forecasting
  • Assist in the weekly/monthly/quarterly budget/forecasting process
  • Various account reconciliation
  • Weekly / Monthly  Scrap & Efficiency Reporting
  • Accounts payable/receivable forecasting
  • Regular communication and interaction with all levels of management regarding financial matters
  • Responsible for Salaried Payroll
  • Other duties as assigned
Personal Attributes
  • Effective trouble shooting for a variety of different situations/issues effectively
  • Ability to exhibit a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and also as part of a team
  • Self-motivated, ability to initiate and follow tasks through to completion
  • Ability to Multitask accustom to working in fast pace environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and develop team members
  • Strong organizational and prioritizing abilities
Physical Demands
  • Typical amount of sitting and standing;
  • Ability to move around an office environment and on the production floor; 
  • Ability to work at a computer workstation;
  • Ability to bend, twist, lift, reach;
  • Ability to lift 25 kilograms periodically;


This position will require a certain amount of training both in-house and off-site. The person who accepts the position will be expected to follow a learning curve with continuous development. 

Key Qualifications/Requirements
  • University degree in Finance related field (Business Administration or Commerce) required
  • Professional accounting designation or near completion (CPA) required
  • 3 - 5 years Accounting Experience required, preferably within the Automotive Industry
  • Experience in a supervisory role an asset
  • Payroll experience would be an asset
  • Understanding of general accounting and account reconciliation principles required
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word, Excel required;  Strong knowledge of Excel formulas considered an asset
  • Able to work flexible hours and varied start/end times
Additional Information

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

03--Finance F--Permanent/Regular 

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