Martinrea International Inc.
  • 11-Jan-2023 to 10-Feb-2023 (EST)
  • Martinrea Canada - Alfield
  • Vaughan, ON, CAN
  • Salary
  • Full Time

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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.


We 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.

Job Summary: This role is responsible for keeping day to day/systematic set of records of AR, AP, General Ledger and Capital transactions; Month end close and Accounts reconciliations of Alfield Industries.


  • Overall responsibility for the preparation and thorough analysis of the financial statements (balance sheet, income statement and cash flow).
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts within the financial function to increase efficiency through automation and improved processes.
  • Responsible for the Accounting function at the plant, including cash and bank, accounts receivable, capital assets, accounts payable, non-production IC transactions and other related accruals and receivables. This also includes supervision of the Accounts Payable and Payroll/Accounts Receivable Staff Members.
  • Responsible for the timely completion and review of the monthly reconciliation binder providing meaningful support for all balance sheet accounts.
  • Provide critical preparation and review for standard and non-standard journal entries each month.
  • Proactively reviewing accounts receivable and accounts payable aging report and provide leadership throughout the organization and with the customer-supplier to resolve collections-payments issues.
  • Provide leadership to ensure all Corporate reporting requirements are met on a timely basis.
  • Ensure all capital spending projects are supported by solid investment business case prior to submitting to Management for review and approval
  • Proactively review and maintain a strong internal control environment within the division to ensure compliance with the Bill 198 requirements. Provide all the necessary information to the internal audit department during their audit and immediately address any concerns that are identified.
  • Provide leadership with the annual external audit by completing the corporate audit kit with all the meaningful supporting reconciliations and documentation.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting.
  • Completed or working towards an Accounting Designation. (CPA; CPA, CA; CPA, CMA; CPA, CGA)
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in Automotive Industry or welding/stamping Manufacturing Facility with strong technical background is preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office; exposure to computerized manufacturing accounting system is a MUST.
  • High level of organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven self-starter, who requires limited supervision and direction, yet achieves tasks, overcomes problems, and provides effective direction and analysis.
  • Working knowledge of IBM AS400(CMS/Epicor) and SAP is an asset.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide Support (when required) for IC month-end reconciliation analysis for Productive Entities as well as support for booking IC entries when required.
  • Supervision of the Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable Modules.
  • Support Assistant Controller in the preparation and thorough analysis of the financial statements (balance sheet, income statement and cash flow).
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts within the financial function to increase efficiency through automation and improved processes.
  • Proactively reviewing accounts receivable and accounts payable aging report and provide leadership throughout the organization and with the customer-supplier to resolve collections-payments issues.
  • Process Capital Assets expenditure request ensuring corporate policies are adhered to.
  • Process all capital assets disposals and MRE Divisional transfers.
  • Fixed Asset and CIP Management including GL reconciliation, assets binders and monthly schedules.
  • Ensure corporate policies and up-to-date templates are maintained when preparing Capital Assets expenditure requests and maintain Fixed Assets module.
  • Support Controller and Assistant Controller Providing leadership to ensure all Corporate reporting requirements are met on a timely basis.
  • Provide Support to Assistant Controller and Controller to ensure all capital spending projects are supported by solid investment business case prior to submitting to Management for review and approval.
  • Proactively review and maintain a strong internal control environment within the division to ensure compliance with the Bill 198 requirements.
  • Review and analyse all credit balances, refunds, and adjustments from Customers; and notify immediately to Assistant Controller and Controller any issue which may consider adjustments and/or corrections to plant billing records.
  • Collaborate in Standard Rates Calculation and Analysis
  • Develop an Internal Control Audit Plan for MRO material purchases.
  • Support Assistant Controller with Variable and Fix expenses analysis for Forecast and Budget purposes.
  • Execute financial analysis, develop appropriate remedial recommendations and report to management.
  • Completion of Balance Sheet Schedule and reconciliation.
  • Coordinate FCF Forecast Calculation and Analysis
  • Completion of ME Journal Entries.
  • Assist in Preparation of YE Audit Package.
  • Supervision of Account Payables, Accounts Receivable and Payroll Processes.
  • Prepare GL Account analysis to support financial statement numbers as required.
  • Other Duties and responsibilities as assigned by Management
  • Controllable expenses analysis for Forecast and Budget purposes including Adhoc reporting.
  • Assists on special projects such as Long-term Budget.
  • Advise local Finance Management on Financial matters.
  • Assist controller to prepare ad-hoc corporate templates and plant support reporting.
  • Support on revision and advisory of OH and Labor Expenses in order to assure proper and timely P&L Impact.
  • Support ME and YE Closing Procedures.
  • Support for loading of final Information for Corporate consolidation purposes.
  • Audit responsibilities:
    • Assist controller in leading year-end audit with external auditors
      • Prepare year-end files and templates
    • Assist in the preparation of internal and external audit packages
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable codes, standards and legislation including Environmental Legislation, O. Reg 851 for Industrial Establishments, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (with emphasis on Section 28, (1) (a)-(d), (2) (a)-(c))
  • 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

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

Martinrea International Inc. is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please notify us if you are contacted for a job interview.

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