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Senior Accountant

Company: Magna International
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Number: 45051 -Group: Cosma International - -Division: CCMi -Job Type: Permanent/Regular -Location: BATTLE CREEK -Group DescriptionCosma 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.

Role Summary Summary of ResponsibilitiesTo provide general and cost accounting services to Business Manager and Accounting Department. - - - Key Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform financial and accounting functions to include: -general ledger, fixed assets; cost accounting, month end closing and account reconciliations
  • Assist the Controller in financial planning analysis and budgeting
  • Assist the Accounting Clerk in resolving issues/questions in accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Maintain effective communication and coordination with all internal customers, plant Leaders and Team Members
  • Prepare financial reports/analysis -
  • Ensure all Division financial and accounting procedures are upheld and followed
  • Assist in the preparation of the Division Business Plan and Quarterly Forecasts
  • Preparation of the Year End working papers
  • Ensure proper cost accounting information is received
  • Maintain accurate inventory records and general ledger inventory accounts
  • Assist with physical inventory -
  • Lead capital asset inventory including tagging and updating assets in depreciation system
  • Stay abreast of new information systems technology
  • Assist in writing/updating accounting procedures
  • Assist in ensuring compliance with all MAGNA, COSMA and CCMI accounting policies
  • Complete correspondence, forms, and reports in Microsoft Office and other applicable programs
  • Handle confidential information on a regular basis
  • Encourage safety and housekeeping practices and lead by example
  • Participate in Continual Improvement activities
  • Adhere to customer requirements, Business Operating System and company policies
  • Payroll and related timesheet verification and corrections and reporting activities
  • Verify all payroll related changes received from HR and ensure compliance to CCMi PAR process and handbook policies
  • Grant preparation, tracking and reimbursement activities
  • A/R: prepare all non-production invoices and enter on Supplier's systems as required
  • A/R: Ensure compliance with customer-mandated items to be included on and/or with invoice submission
  • A/R: Follow up on all non-production past due invoices
  • A/R: Apply cash payments
  • A/R: Enter payment credits when needed, supply to Senior Accountant II
  • Update Customer Chargeback file as necessary
  • Part pricing updates: enter current pricing monthly, quarterly, as needed for ECNs
  • A/P: prepare and distribute 1099-Misc forms
  • A/P: Set up all new vendors -
  • A/P: Set up/Maintain banking information for all vendors
  • A/P: Prepare weekly payments via check, wire and ACH
  • A/P: Prepare wire transfer request form
  • A/P: Send payment requests to Group when necessary for approval
  • A/P Send wire transfer requests to Treasury
  • Set up and maintain tooling inventory tracking system
  • Prepare quarterly and annual sales & use tax returns
  • Ensure compliance with tax exempt status: when to use and when not to use
  • Develop, train and ensure compliance with RMA system
  • BOM updates are required; ensure compliance with ECR/ECN process
  • A/P and A/R -banking duties: lockbox, Bank of America (file upload), ACH, wire transfer requests and settlements, Kyriba system -
  • Back up Assistant Controller, Senior Accountant II and Accounting Clerk as needed
  • Monthly preparation of KPI metrics
  • Provide quarterly reports to Controller
  • Monthly entry of assigned Journal Entries
  • Monthly preparation of Cost of Quality document
  • Monthly preparation of assigned B/S reconciliations
  • Prepare and distribute weekly OT report
  • Perform other duties as assigned - Key Qualifications/Requirements Qualifications
    • Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
    • Able to work well with others; build and maintain positive Team Member relations
    • Able to read and interpret written reports, instructions and guidelines
    • Able to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures
    • Able to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, Team Members, suppliers and customers
    • Able to maintain confidentiality, and use discretion and tact
    • Able to manage and schedule multiple priorities and meet deadlines
    • Able to work flexible hours and overtime
    • Manufacturing Technical Aptitude
    • Excellent computer skills
    • Proficiency in Windows environment and MS Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint
    • Must be able to understand written instructions Education and Experience Required
      • High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience preferred
      • B. S. or BBA Degree in Accounting -
      • 4 years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
      • Strong background in cost accounting
      • Extensive knowledge of accounting principles, both cost and general
      • Experience in installing and establishing cost accounting system preferred
      • Experience in preparing standard costs and budgets - Additional Information 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.

Keywords: Magna International, Battle Creek , Senior Accountant, Other , Battle Creek, Michigan

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