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Controller - Finance

Job Number:  62587
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Magna Electric Vehicle Structures
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

St. Clair, MICHIGAN, US, 48079

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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

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.


About the Role

Under the direction of the general manager, the controller is accountable to provide management to the finance department by providing leadership to employees and support for company initiatives. The controller is to assist with the planning process and policy development in order to supply management with meaningful and timely information to financial performance.

Your Responsibilities

  • Accountable for Division department budget preparation, approval and attainment.
  • Responsible and accountable to lead, manage, support and provide direction to all staff within the department through effective goals/objectives setting, performance monitoring and reviews, communication, and the execution of on-the-job training and development plans.
  • Develops and executes an annual strategic plan for the division supporting company performance objectives and industry/field related benchmarking and trends.
  • Collects, measures and monitors data related to the overall effectiveness of the division benchmarking and analyzing these trends to establish action plans for continuous improvement (QOS process).
  • Develops and implements new processes and procedures, as needed to support changing business demands.
  • Ensures a robust department structure by maintaining effective staffing levels and creating succession plans and related employee development plans to support current and future needs.  

Who we are looking for

  • 7 or more years of work-related experience and 3 years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Budgeting/forecasting accuracy
  • Detailed forecasting methodology
  • On-time month-end reporting
  • On-time quote capitals
  • Year end audit binder submission for external auditor's - timely completion and management of audit staff.  Controls Finances.

Your preferred qualifications

  • Ensures visibility and accessibility to employees, by practicing Management by Walking Around (MBWA).
  • Holds Others Accountable
  • Leads by Example
  • Regular forecasting
  • Departmental Strategic Plan Execution, Departmental Succession Plan and Employee development plans

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.

Site Benefits

At Magna Electric Vehicle Structures - Michigan, company culture is central to the work experience. Employees at MEVS enjoy many different company benefits including:

  • New clean facility
  • Opportunities due to growth
  • Continuous Improvement and Development Culture
  • A strong focus on safety and health and wellness 
  • Three (3) levels of low costing PPO medical, dental and vision insurance (eligible after 30 days) 
  • 401(k) Plan with employer match (Immediate 100% Vested)

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: Port Huron
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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