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General Accountant

Job Number:  7733
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Vehtek Systems Inc
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Bowling Green, OH, US

Group Description


Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.



General Accountant

Summary of Responsibilities:

To maintain accounts receivebales system and provide general accounting services to Business Manager and Accounting Department.

Key Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain financial system (accounts receivable, and general ledger)
  • Assist with month-end financial statement closing
  • Analysis of accounts receivalbes and timely feedback on accounts status.
  • Analysis of sales, sales allowances, and pricing.
  • Assist with physical inventory as required.
  • Adherence to Magna Internal Controls.
  • Complete correspondence, forms and reports using computer and Microsoft Office programs
  • Handle confidential information on a regular basis
  • Encourage safety and housekeeping practices and lead by example
  • Promote and facilitate Open Door process, effective communication and Fair Treatment
  • Participate in Continual Improvement activities
  • Adhere to customer requirements, Business Operating System and company policies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Team Member Health & Safety Responsibilities 

  • Understand your responsibility for health, safety and environmental in the workplace.
  • Cooperate with OSHA/State OSHA inspectors.
  • Wear the appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Follow all safety rules.
  • Report unsafe conditions immediately.
  • Report injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses, property damage immediately.
  • Will not remove or make ineffective any protective device such as a guard, light curtain, etc.
  • Will not use or operate any machine or equipment that the team member is not trained to operate.
  • Will not use or operate any machine or equipment in a manner that may endanger any team member including themselves.
Key Qualifications/Requirements

Education and Experience

  • B. S. Degree in Accounting
  • 4 years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Strong background in cost accounting
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting principles, both cost and general
  • Experience in installing and establishing cost accounting system
  • Experience in preparing standard costs and budgets


  • Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
  • Able to work well with others; build and maintain positive Team Member relations
  • Able to read and interpret written reports, instructions and guidelines
  • Able to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures
  • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, Team Members, suppliers and customers
  • Able to maintain confidentiality, and use discretion and tact
  • Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Able to work flexible hours and overtime as needed.
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Proficiency in Windows environment and MS Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Additional Information

Work Environment

  • Primarily office and includes manufacturing plant  
  • The individual must be able to perform all essential functions as appropriate on the plant floor, in meetings, and with Team Members, management, customers and suppliers. 
  • Flexible hours as required

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