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Controller, Plant at Magna International (Detroit, MI)

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Job Number: 55416
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division: Autosystems America, Inc.
Job Type: Permanent/Regular
Location: PLYMOUTH
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 Introduction:
This position is accountable to provide management to the finance department by providing leadership to employees and support for company initiatives. To assist with the planning process and policy development in order to supply management with meaningful and timely information to financial performance.
Major Responsibilities:
  • 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
  • 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
  • Develops and executes an annual strategic plan for the department supporting company performance objectives and industry/field related benchmarking and trends
  • Collects, measures and monitors data related to the overall effectiveness of the department; 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
  • Facilitates effective two-way communication through department meetings (minimum monthly) and an Open Door philosophy
  • Accountable for department budget preparation, approval and attainment
  • Ensure all departmental requirements are met on a timely basis, specifically buy not limited to the following:
    • Monthly reporting requirements (internal and corporate)
    • Year-end reporting and audit requirements
    • Annual budget requirements
    • Capital acquisition process requirements
    • Weekly payroll requirements
    • Other management reporting requirements
    • Regular forecasting
    • Hedging Analysis
  • Ensures compliance with Magna, Closures, GAAP, and Sarbanes-Oxley policies and requirements
  • Ensures confidentiality of all proprietary and human resources related information

Qualification Requirements:
  • Leads by Example
  • Makes Decisions
  • Excellent ability to persuade, influence and motivate others
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Negotiates
  • Organizes Work
  • Strong computer skills, MS Word, Excel
  • Decisive
  • Ability to work overtime to complete projects by the required deadline

Work Environment:
  • Physical Demands: Ability to lift max. 50lbs periodically

Additional Information:
    • Budget Attainment
    • Budgeting/forecasting accuracy
    • Departmental Strategic Plan Execution
    • Departmental Succession Plan and Employee development plans.
    • Detailed forecasting methodology
    • EOS Metrics
    • On-time month-end reporting
    • On-time quote capitals
    • QOS Measurables
    • Year-end audit binder submission for external auditor's - timely completion and management of audit staff

Education and Knowledge:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field of study
  • Accounting Designation (CPA) required
  • Post-secondary Degree in a related field preferred (business)

Work Experience:
  • 7 or more years of work-related experience
  • Minimum 5 years related experience
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience preferred
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in the automotive industry

Nearest Major Market: Detroit
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What are Magna International Perks + Benefits

Magna International Benefits Overview

At Magna, our employees are at the center of what we do. It’s a priority to protect the health of our people and our business and we do this in a variety of ways. We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, disability, life insurance, FSA, 401(k) with company match, profit sharing plan, Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP), pet insurance, auto/home insurance, wellness programs and much more!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

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