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Financial Controller

Job Number:  64835
Group:  Magna Steyr
Division:  Magna Complete Vehicles Mesa
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Mesa, ARIZONA, US, 85212

Work Style:  Hybrid

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

As an engineering and manufacturing partner, Magna’s Complete Vehicle group helps traditional OEMs and new entrants to bring their automotive visions to life. At Magna, you will work in an innovative, international and dynamic team, always pursuing the goal of delivering high-quality products. We work in a diverse environment with global development opportunities. Together with our employees we constantly strive to create a better world of mobility. 


About the Role


As our Financial Controller you will be part of the plant's leadership team, which is responsible to build up a plant in the Contract Manufacturing Business for a well-known customer. In this role you will be supporting the plant manager in any commercial-related topic. You will implement all Magna-related finance processes by aligning all required systems and processes in accordance with our Magna reporting requirements and guidelines.

Your Responsibilities


  • Manage Accounting, Treasury and CAPEX processes
  • Financial Reporting: prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and reports according to relevant accounting standards (e.g. US GAAP, SOX, etc ...) as well as Magna's accounting and control processes
  • Budgeting and forecasting including the upload of BP values into SAP, re-budgeting (if required) and budget-to-actual analysis
  • Financial analysis: prepare and provide financial reports to support decision-making and assess financial performance (KPI analysis, project expense analysis, cost tracking, etc ...)
  • Establish systems, forms and procedures for general accouting activities based on the relevant accounting standards
  • Support tax, ISO/TS and audit initiatives
  • Coordinate, evaluate and advise accounts payable associate's and general ledger accountant's tasks
  • Interface to payroll administration, payroll data exchange and submission approval
  • Develop policies as needed (e.g. expense reimbursement policies, etc ...)
  • Prepare annual statements/reporting and complete Magna tax package (e.g. CMF report, annual sales tax and annual property tax returns, etc ...)
  • Compile and submit governmental surveys and reports

Who we are looking for


  • Finance expert with a minimum of 5 years related operational experience within Accounting and Controlling (Accounting experience is a must, Controlling experience beneficial)
  • Experience in SAP
  • Inventory control, cost estimating and control background necessary
  • Knowledge of SOX mandates, financial reporting requirements as well as knowledge of federal and state tax laws
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational and analytical skills
  • Profound knowledge of Microsoft Office Software to be able to track and analyze spreadsheets

Your preferred qualifications


  • BS degree in Accounting is preferred
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining a high degree of accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills


You are driven by your passion for mobility, you learn continuously and make sure you never settle. We highly value collaborative, dedicated personalities who enjoy taking responsibility and share their profound technical knowledge proactively. We are convinced that together is the best way to achieve goals. Dream big. With us.

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


  • Details on our benefits package will be provided during the recruitment process.


And now: It´s Your turn! We are looking forward to receiving your online application.
Please include your CV. As we are excited to learn more about you, please also submit a motivational letter including your salary expectation.

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: Phoenix

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