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Assistant Controller

Job Number:  11732
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Windsor Modules
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Windsor, ON, CA





Job Number: 11732 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Windsor Modules 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: Windsor 



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.



Job Overview

Provide support to the Controller as required.

Formal Qualifications
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting; MBA or CPA designation.
  • Minimum of 5 years accounting experience in a manufacturing environment including at least 3 years supervising/leading others.
  • MS office applications proficiency.
  • Technical skills in account reconciliation, cost analysis and month-end close responsibilities, etc.
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution.
Core Competencies
  • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive.
  • Ability to balance business considerations and requirements while being focused on results and profitability.
  • Ability to hold self and other accountable – deliver on commitments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally.
  • Ability to directly confront issues and seek mutual resolution.
  • Ability to teach and model behaviour and actions required of satisfactory performance
  • Ability to perform under pressure (maintain focus and control of emotions).
  • Ability to organize and manage time effectively.
  • Proficient knowledge of CMS (or other ERP system) system an asset
  • Innovative, self-motivated individual who can take initiative
Key Job Responsibilities
  • Determines cost of operations by establishing standard costs; collecting operational data. 
  • Guides cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommends actions.
  • Leads monthly close process.
  • Oversight of all general ledger and income statement activity within ERP system.
  • Preparation of various financial and management reports monitoring KPI’s.
  • Monitor profitability by program/activity, identify concerns and present recommendations to Controller and management team.
  • Conducts product line analysis for management review.
  • Review and approve all cost changes that are made to master files.

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