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Senior Accountant

Job Number:  64886
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Mechatronics Technical Center
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Newmarket, ONTARIO, CA, L3X 2S2

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Job Number: 64886 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Mechatronics Technical Center 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: NEWMARKET 
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

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.


About the Role

For a big company, we're surprisingly entrepreneurial.  Expect a collaborative and supportive atmosphere that will help you grow, both professionally and personally.  We are committed to delivering success by offering our customers a truly diverse and global range of products.  Step into an inclusive and dynamic team - Be part of the Magna family.

Closures Technical Centre, a division of Magna International Inc., is focused on the design, development and testing of Mechatronics products for the automotive industry.

Your Responsibilities

  • Support Accounts Payable activities including reconciliations, auditing transactions, preparing purchase orders, cash receipts, payments and reporting      
  • Performs Accounts Receivable activities including invoicing, and reconciliations
  • Performs General Ledger activities including journal entries, banking, foreign exchange, government reporting, fixed assets, HST filing, 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 SR&ED
  • Assists with the preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Audit and processes expense reports in Concur
  • Prepares manual cheques and wire transfers

Additional Responsibilities

  • Maintains cheque stock and chart of accounts
  • Prepares KPI reports
  • Prepares Working Capital report
  • Prepares Headcount report
  • Prepares CMF binder (Controllers Model File)
  • Follows Magna’s Code of Conduct & Ethics and related compliance policies
  • Perform other duties as required

Who we are looking for

  • Ability to build relationships with & service the customer
  • Accountability
  • Organization and Adaptability
  • Self Knowledge and Development
  • Teamwork
  • Commitment to Company Growth, Policies & Standards
  • Communication & Influence
  • Problem Solving
  • Quality of Work
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge

Your preferred qualifications

  • Post-secondary diploma in Accounting or Business
  • Pursuing CPA designation
  • Minimum 5 years related experience
  • Related manufacturing/automotive experience
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office,/Lotus Notes)
  • Experience working with SAP preferred
  • Intermediate Excel Skills (Vlookup, SUMIF, Pivot Tables)
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to manage time and organize effort


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.


  • 15 vacation days plus 32 paid floating hours annually (prorated in first year)
  • Flexible healthcare benefits to cover you and your family, including Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Annual total compensation survey conducted to ensure fair pay and competitive wages
  • Support for your career development and growth through training and tuition reimbursement
  • Profit Sharing and Registered Retirement Savings Program (RRSP) with employer matching contributions
  • Support for mental and physical health through employee assistance & wellness programs
  • Employee vehicle discounts
  • Social events throughout the year including employee service awards, Holiday parties, fundraising events, etc.
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse and inclusive company

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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