Martinrea International Inc.
  • 23-Aug-2021 to 22-Oct-2021 (EST)
  • Shelbyville
  • Shelbyville, KY, USA
  • Competitive wages
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical , Dental, Vision, 401K, Vacation, Supplier Discounts

Martinrea is a diversified global automotive supplier engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of metal parts, assemblies and modules, complex fluid management systems and aluminum products. We employ approximately 15,000 skilled and motivated people at manufacturing, engineering and technical centers in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain and China. Our business strategy leverages world-class technologies, motivated and talented people, and high-quality products.

Our Mission is to make people's lives better by:

  • Delivering outstanding quality products and services to our customers;
  • Providing meaningful opportunity, job satisfaction, and job security for our people;
  • Being positive contributors to our communities; and,
  • Providing superior long-term investment returns to our stakeholders.

Our strength is our people

We invite you to follow your dreams and explore a challenging and rewarding career at Martinrea.

The Assistant Controller is responsible for all aspects of financial management, including cash flow, accounts receivable, inventory, capital assets, accounts payable, inter-company transactions and other related accruals and receivables. They must have the desire to act as a business partner, supporting decision making by thoroughly understanding the business, providing accurate and timely information to the management team, taking the initiative and support Operations to identify, evaluate and implement costs saving projects (OPEX) that will assist in improving the overall profitability of the plant.

Job Summary: Manage and oversee the daily operations of the Accounting Department

Required Education and Experience:

  • College diploma or University Accounting degree (CA, CMA or CPA designation preferred)
  • A minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in a decentralized manufacturing environment; automotive and CMS experience are preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience managing a team of direct reports with proven leadership and problem-solving skills
  • An independent critical thinker who displays attention to detail
  • Should enjoy fast pace work environment, with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and time management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee the financial functions at the plant, including cash and back, accounts receivable, inventory, capital assets, accounts payable, inter-company transactions and other related accruals and receivables
  • Oversee the review of the monthly reconciliation binder prepared by subordinates that provides support for all balance sheet accounts
  • Assist Controller with compliance of the Corporate reporting requirements on weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis ensuring compliance with Martinrea accounting policies and procedures
  • Assist the Controller with creating an accurate weekly forecast that is submitted to Corporate each week
  • Review standard and non-standard journal entries each month
  • Implement and maintain internal controls at the plant to ensure compliance with the Bill 198 requirements
  • Proactively provide continuous improvement ideas relating to both financial and production processes
  • Assist the Controller in preparing the annual budget for the plant
  • Work closely with Controller in working with departmental heads to identify any inefficiencies in processes and potential cost saving initiatives including freight costs savings, outsourced production parts savings, improvements in inventory management, reduced scrap and develop and lead projects to ensure timely realization of the identified costs savings
  • Review accounts receivable aging each month and proactively follow-up on collections issues with subordinates
  • Assist the Controller with the local annual external audit by completing the Corporate audit kit with all the required supporting reconciliations and documentation, ensuring that no audit adjustments are identified during the audit
  • Provide all the necessary information to the internal audit department during their audit and immediately address any concerns that are identified
  • Assist with the review of customer quotations prior to submitting to Corporate for review and approval
  • Thoroughly understand all capital spending projects prior to submitting to Corporate for review and approval, including payback calculations. Collect and review all information required for capital requests, ensuring all local approval has been received
  • Assist with the physical inventory counts and inventory valuation
  • Complete performance appraisals for subordinates ensuring continuous development of staff
  • Provide support and contribute to the quality and environmental requirements and regulations as well as the implementation and maintenance of Martinrea Manufacturing Systems at the plant
  • Abide by all Company polices including, but not limited to the following: Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems, Human Resources policies, and the Martinrea Employee Handbook

Work Environment:

  • Office environment and plant floor

Physical Demands:

  • This position is primarily sedentary in nature; there are no special physical demands
  • Constant communication with employees, peers, management, suppliers and customers
  • Overtime as required

Health and Safety:

  • Must work in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, Company and plant rules, policies and procedures
  • Must use or wear Personal Protective Equipment and certain clothing as required by the Company

Other Duties:

  • This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities required for this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice

Work Environment:

  • Office environment and plant floor
  • Overtime as required


  • Working in a great team environment
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • Short term and long term disability coverage
  • Safety shoe and prescription safety glasses reimbursement
  • Supplier discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement and training opportunities

Job Type: Full Time Salaried

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