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General Accountant

Job Number:  65728
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  Pullmatic
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Markham, ONTARIO, CA, L3R 5T3

Work Style: 



Job Number: 65728 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: Pullmatic 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: MARKHAM 
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

Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


About the Role

Coordinate and supervise accounting activities and procedures to ensure adequate control recording reporting and analysis of the companys business transactions operating results assets and liabilities prepare and reconcile general ledger schedules and accounts conducts financial activities and reporting as required.

Your Responsibilities

  •     Responsible for month end reporting including journal entry account reconciliation including intercompany balances and preliminary monthly financial statement and loading financial results to Onestream
  •     Prepare monthly actual vs budget spending reports to department managers
  •     Responsible for Payroll Journal Entries and accruals
  •     Responsible for the maintenance of the general ledger chart of accounts and mapping to the corporate system  Onestream
  •     Assist in annual budget preparation subsequent reforecasts and quarterly  annual corporate schedule preparation
  •     Create internal orders in SAP for budget control 
  •     Review all purchase requisitions accounts and verify internal orders 
  •     Responsible for Product costingBOM 
  •     Responsible for Production  MRO inventory activity  analysis
  •     Responsible for Customer Tooling  Prototype Inventory analysis
  •     Responsible for updating capital spendings in Magnas capital system
  •     Responsible for Campfire reconciliation 
  •     Responsible for the completion of the Review continuous improvement projects

Who we are looking for

  •     Bachelors degree in accounting  minimum 3 years experience in automotive manufacturing industry
  •     Working towards or completion of an accounting designation CPA
  •     Minimum 3 years supervisor experience
  •     Solid understanding of standard costing issues in an ERP environment
  •     Strong knowledge of internal control IATF and ISO14001 systems experience is an asset
  •     Computer literate SAP Onestream Microsoft Office word outlook advanced excel skill and Powerpoint 

Your preferred qualifications

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

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

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

  • Benefits package
  • Paid time off
  • Magna Base Contribution
  • RRSP with company match 

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.

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