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Assistant Controller

Job Number:  50519
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Louisville Seating
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular




Job Number: 50519 
Group: Magna Seating  
Division: Louisville Seating 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 

Group Description

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Role Summary

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily on a daily basis.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key Responsibilities

Plant accounting functions relating to costing of labor, inventory, accounts payable & payroll; month end and year end functions.

  • Supervision of Financial Accounting Functions
  • Assist with Costing Functions
  • Write month end journal entries and accruals
  • Performs month end accounting functions including balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Backup Hourly & Management Payroll in ADP
  • Backup 401k contributions and match in The Principal
  • Balance bank reconciliations & support intercompany accounts
  • Complete quarterly vendor reconciliations
  • Manage vendor chargeback process & cost of quality reporting
  • Analyze and evaluate plant operating expenses
  • Assist with year end closing
  • Complete monthly performance package
  • Assist in budge and fo9recasting
  • Complies with Quality, Health & Safety, Environmental, and Material Management System requirements.
  • Assure compliance with Sarbanes/Oxley 404 legislation.
  • Ensures that the principles of the Magna Employee Charter, the Corporate Constitution and Operational Principles are practiced, supported, and reinforced.
  • Ensure all associates have a safe environment in that all hazards, unsafe actions, or unsafe conditions have been identified, corrected, and/or eliminated.
  • Enforce safety rules, policies, and procedures consistently, and respond to and investigate all reports of accidents or injuries in a timely manner.
  • Thoroughly train new associates, correct or commend associate's health and safety performance, and conduct adequate performance appraisals by evaluating an associate's safety performance.
  • Display a positive attitude towards safety and lead by example that will result in a safe and healthful workplace for all who work at Louisville Seating Systems.
  • Ensures that Health, Safety and Environmental standards are adhered to in accordance to the Magna Employee Charter and the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Administers and ensures compliance with the Quality and Material Management System requirements as outlined in the policy manuals. 
  • Code & Review Journal Entries & Account Recs
  • Approve invoices, payment runs, & purchase requisitions
  • Prepare analysis as required
  • Train and backup accounting staff as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

A Bachelors degree in Business or Accounting with a minimum of five years accounting experience and two years supervisory experience in automotive or manufacturing environment or an equivalent combination of education and work experience is required. Must be experienced with computerized accounting systems as well as MS Office and Excel.

Excellent verbal and written skills along with the ability to effectively present information to management, employees, and corporate personnel are essential.

Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

Additional Information

Occasional overnight travel is required. Must be able to interface with all departments. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds.

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: Louisville

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