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Senior Accountant

Job Number:  12260
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Mechatronics Technical Center
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Newmarket, ON, CA

Group Description


The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.



Role Summary

Responsible for the general accounting functions for the engineering division.

Key Responsibilities
  • Performs Accounts Payable activities including reconciliations, auditing transactions, preparing purchase orders, cash receipts, payments and reporting    
  • Performs Accounts Receivable activities including invoicing, travel advances and reconciliations
  • Performs General Ledger activities including journal entries, banking, lockbox, foreign exchange, government reporting, fixed assets, HST filing, bank reconciliations, weekly cash flow projections, balancing inter-company accounts, month-end and year-end closing of books
  • Prepares management reports for internal audits, transfer pricing and SRED
  • Assists with the preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Prepares payroll journal entries, DPSP, reconciliations, processes expense reports
  • Prepares manual cheques, wire transfers
  • Maintains petty cash, cheque stock, chart of accounts
Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Post-secondary diploma in Accounting or Business
•    Pursuing CPA designation
•    Minimum of five years related experience
•    Related manufacturing/automotive experience
•    Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office,/Lotus Notes)
•    Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics preferred
•    Intermediate Excel Skills (Vlookup, SUMIF, Pivot Tables) 
•    Communication skills(listening, writing, speaking)
•    Ability to manage time and organize effort
•    Attention to detail
•    Ability to analyze data
•    Problem solving skills
•    Ability to multi-task
•    Self-motivating and able to work independently
•    Ability to maintaining confidentiality and integrity

Additional Information

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

03--Finance F--Permanent/Regular 

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