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Assistant Controller

Job Number:  56040
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Columbus
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Lancaster, OHIO, US, 43130

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Group Description

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Role Summary

The Assistant Controller performs functions to manage, organize, and analyze the organizations financial data and the Financial Control Systems. Coordinates assignments and tasks with all departments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintains on-going evaluation of financial systems and procedures in compliance with generally accepted standards for financial control and corporate policies.
  • Complete, accurate and consistent accounting records.
  • Complete, accurate, timely, consistent and relevant management information.
  • Strong, cooperative relationship with Magna Seating Systems/Intier and Magna Finance functions.
  • Favorable audit reports.
  • Continuous improvement in financial management strength within the Finance Function and among Operations Managers.
  • Efficient and effective financial planning processes.
  • Effective management of funds flow including; cash, accounts receivable and collections, and accounts payable and disbursements.
  • Development and maintenance of MSC (Magna Seating Columbus) Business planning process.
  • Ensures complete, accurate, timely, and consistent recording and summarization of financial control and corporate policies. 
  • Develop and ensure the proper maintenance of control systems to safeguard assets and to effectively monitor operations.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • University degree or College Diploma in specialized occupational field (i.e. Business, Accounting).
  • Professional accounting designation (CMA, CGA or CA).
  • A minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in industrial accounting in the manufacturing sector.  Experience in auto parts manufacturing is an asset. Manufacturing experience is required.
  • Practical experience with computers and Microsoft Office.
  • Good math skills and the ability to analyze data.
  • Strong listening and communication (verbal and written) skills.

Additional Information

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: Columbus

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