Senior Accountant

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Newmarket, CA

Magna International

<strong>We are at the forefront of a new technological revolution in the automotive industry, and we&rsquo;re leading the way in all areas of future mobility, with a keen focus on electrification and autonomy.</strong><br /><br /><strong>We are a leading global automotive supplier dedicated to delivering new mobility solutions and technology that will change the world. Our products can be found on most vehicles today and come from 346 manufacturing operations and 94 product development, engineering and sales centers in 27 countries. We have over 165,000 employees focused on delivering superior value to our customers through innovative processes and world-class manufacturing.</strong>

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Overview: The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent vision systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety, and styling.<br /><br /><strong>Role Summary</strong><br />Responsible for the general accounting functions for the engineering division.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Performs Accounts Payable activities including reconciliations, auditing transactions, preparing purchase orders, cash receipts, payments and reporting</li> <li>Performs Accounts Receivable activities including invoicing, travel advances and reconciliations</li> <li>Performs General Ledger activities including journal entries, banking, lockbox, foreign exchange, government reporting, fixed assets, HST filing, bank reconciliations, weekly cash flow projections, balancing inter-company accounts, month-end and year-end closing of books</li> <li>Prepares management reports for internal audits, transfer pricing and SRED</li> <li>Assists with the preparation of budgets and forecasts</li> <li>Prepares payroll journal entries, DPSP, reconciliations, processes expense reports</li> <li>Prepares manual cheques, wire transfers</li> <li>Maintains petty cash, cheque stock, chart of accounts</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Post-secondary diploma in Accounting or Business</li> <li>Pursuing CPA designation</li> <li>Minimum of five years related experience</li> <li>Related manufacturing/automotive experience</li> <li>Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office,/Lotus Notes)</li> <li>Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics preferred</li> <li>Intermediate Excel Skills (Vlookup, SUMIF, Pivot Tables)</li> <li>Communication skills(listening, writing, speaking)</li> <li>Ability to manage time and organize the effort</li> <li>Attention to detail</li> <li>Ability to analyze data</li> <li>Problem solving skills</li> <li>Ability to multi-task</li> <li>Self-motivating and able to work</li> <li>Ability to maintaining confidentiality and integrity</li> </ul>