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Senior Accountant

Job Number:  47854
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Cosma Body Assembly Michigan
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


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.


Position Summary

The Senior Accountant is responsible for the processing of accounts payable transactions, maintaining the AP sub-ledger, and processing payments to division suppliers.  This position also provides service in support of internal inquiries and vendor communications.  It will assist in month end reporting and work on special projects/assignments as needed.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

Process all steel resale charges and prepare pass through charges to suppliers.  Follow up on outstanding issues; Generate monthly offal charges to suppliers; Perform quarterly standard cost updates in ERP system; Track all fixed asset spending and compile all invoices; Track all tooling spending and compile all invoices.  Bill tooling to customer as required; Post all customer payments to ERP system and follow up on past due invoices, Assist with month-end close; Provide accurate balance sheet reconciliations along with proper analysis and documentation; Ensures processes and policies are followed for compliance to audited areas; Regularly self-audits to determine any gaps in processes, procedures.

Required Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
  • At least 5 years finance experience in a manufacturing operation.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Able to appreciate and maintain proper level of confidentiality, using discretion and tact.
  • Must be able to interact effectively with other team members.
  • Demonstrate a maturity of judgement, leadership skills, attention to detail and exceptional organizational, listening, communication and presentation skills in all aspects of the job function.
  • Ability to work flexible hours in a fast-paced environment in order to meet customer requirements.

Additional Information

Under the general direction of the Controller, the Senior Accountant works independently and confers regularly with inside and outside contacts to ensure successful implementation of job responsibilities. Overtime may be required to meet position expectations. The Senior Accountant may be exposed to elements such as temperature and noise during time spent in the plant or at customer or supplier facilities.  Ability to obtain and retain a valid passport is required.

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: Detroit

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