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General Accountant

Job Number:  51558
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  TECHFORM - PLANT 1
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular
Location: 

PENETANGUISHENE, ONTARIO, CA, L9M 1G8

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.

 

Overview

TECHFORM MECHATRONICS IS #HIRING A GENERAL ACCOUNTANT!

 

Are you ready to accelerate your career? Are you prepared for a challenge? Join the Techform team in Penetanguishene!

 

At Techform Mechatronics, we are Developing Passionate People That Deliver Innovative Access Experiences. 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.

 

What's in it for you?


Full-time permanent position with full benefits (health and dental flex plans), vacation plan, RRSP match, profit sharing, advancement opportunities, incentive programs, employee discounts and so much more! If this sounds enticing, apply for the position below!

Role Summary

The General Accountant is responsible for tracking, recording and preparing the divisions financial status. The General Accountant will also provide support to the Assistant Controller and Controller as required.

Key Responsibilities

•    Coordinate and complete all month end and year end reporting;
•    Ensure that the department focuses on continuous improvement in all operations;
•    Special projects as assigned by the Assistant Controller and/or Controller;
•    Coordinate the accounts receivable function to meet the specified A/R days measurable;
•    Coordinate the accounts payable function to meet the specified A/P days measurable;
•    Coordinate the hourly payroll administration and reporting functions;
•    Perform month end journal entries and processes to bring trial balance to first draft for Assistant Controller;
•    Perform monthly analysis of product gross margin;
•    Perform annual review of standard costs for labour, fixed overhead and variable overhead rates;
•    Analyze and assess risk from AP vendors and AR customers;
•    Provide analysis and suggestions for improvement for all accounting systems and procedures including AP, AR, Payroll, Standard Cost, Inventory and Purchasing;
•    Back-up the daily cash reporting function as required;
•    Review, maintain and continuously improve the standard costing systems to ensure accuracy of inventory valuations, communicate with other relevant departments to ensure this accuracy;
•    Prepare yearly variable and fixed spending budgets for all departments;
•    Coordinate all accounting reporting needs;
•    Maintain housekeeping standards within the department.
•    Maintain communication and utilize the expertise of other departments as required.
•    Ensure compliance with defined Business Management and Environmental Management Systems requirements.
•    Work in compliance with all health, safety and environmental legislation and ensure that departmental employees are trained appropriately.
•    Provide support for the continuous improvement initiatives within Techform.
•    Provide support in the attainment of Techform's "Quality Operating System" goals as outlined be the key graphs.
•    Carry out all duties focusing on the goal of internal and external customer satisfaction.
•    Other duties as may be assigned.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

•    Post-secondary degree in Business, Accounting or related field of study is required;
•    CPA designation or pursuit of CPA designation is an asset;
•    2-3 years’ experience in an accounting function preferred;
•    Must have the ability to work independently and direct the work of others;
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

General Points

•    Ensure that all environmental requirements are identified and addressed when performing duties.
•    Ensure that all safety requirements are being carried out when performing duties.
•    Comply with defined Business Management and Environmental Management Systems requirements.
•    Provide support for the continuous improvement initiatives within Techform.
•    Provide support in the attainment of Techform's operating system goals as outlined by the key graphs.
•    Carry out all duties focusing on the goal of internal and external customer satisfaction.
•    Other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or designate.

Additional Information

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

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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