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Assistant Controller

Job Number:  65437
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Decostar Georgia
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Carrollton, GEORGIA, US, 30117

Work Style: 

About us


We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary


The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


About the Role

This position reports directly to the Controller of Decostar and is responsible for the general and specific job duties as described below:

Your Responsibilities

•    Ensure compliance with Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety, and Materials Managements System requirements as outlined in the policy manuals
•    Understand responsibility for health and safety
•    Cooperate with outside inspectors and auditors (TS/ISO, OSHA, Magna, etc.) when necessary
•    Wear appropriate PPE
•    Follow all shop and safety rules
•    Report unsafe conditions immediately
•    Report injuries, accident, illnesses, near misses, and property damage immediately

Who we are looking for

Primary Positional Tasks
•    Prepare monthly and annual financial results for the plant in an accurate and timely manner
•    Responsible for division general ledger and yearly close and set up for the new year
•    Responsible for processing and tracking all Capital Expenditure Requests (CER’s)
•    Issue purchase orders to vendors and handle billing and collection for customer-owned tooling
•    Preparation and submittal of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to corporate office regarding specific GL account reconciliations and supplemental information use in consolidated corporate disclosures
•    Prepare risk management schedules for Corporate Insurance department
•    Prepare various US Tax schedules for Corporate Tax Department
•    Assist in budgeting, forecasting and completing the monthly performance reports
•    Assist in preparing annual Controller Model File
•    Assist Controller with additional accounting duties as assigned
•    Other Corporate reporting as required
•    Provide back up to General Accountant Coordinator’s tasks as required
Secondary Positional Tasks:
•    Perform month end and year-end accounting functions including journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations
•    Perform Accounts Receivable including billing daily deposits (cash application), collections and all other cash management
•    Responsible for recording the cost of newly-acquired fixed assess, tracking existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets
•    Balance inter-company accounts
•    Analyze and evaluate plant-operating expenses
•    Compile documentation for financial audits
•    Ensure compliance with Sarbanes/Oxley 404 legislation

Your preferred qualifications

•    Bachelor’s Degree in business or Accounting with a minimum of three years accounting experience in a manufacturing environment or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. In addition, 5+ years total financial experience required. 
•    Experience with computerized accounting systems and proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
•    Knowledge of  Payroll/Timekeeping software as well as MRP systems is preferred
•    Ability to use ten key calculator
•    Excellent verbal and written skills
•    Excellent verbal and written skills with the ability to effectively present information to employees, management, corporate personnel, and external interested parties is essential
•    CMA is preferred.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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