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Magna Senior Controller with fluent German (m/w/d) in Wien, Austria

Senior Controller with fluent German (m/w/d)

Job Number: 65125

Group: Magna Corporate

Division: Magna International Europe GmbH

Job Type: Permanent/Regular


Wien, ATGraz, AT

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About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.

Forward. For all.

Group Summary

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.

About the Role

For our Corporate Finance and Controlling team in Vienna or Graz , we are looking for a Senior Controller (m/w/d) , who is responsible for major finance processes within Corporate Europe: Management & Corporate Reporting, Business Planning & Analysis, Capital Expenditures, Tax, Treasury and Audit compliance. In this crucial role, you support the Corporate Global and the Corporate Europe team to manage their costs and the billing to the Groups and the Global headquarter.

Your Responsibilities

Management & Finance Reporting

  • Prepare and review monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting for Corporate Europe per US GAAP and per local GAAP.

  • Prepare management reporting (budget to actual variance analysis) and presentations; perform regular reviews with Corporate Europe and specific Corporate Global function heads,

  • Ad hoc business case analysis for Corporate Europe and/or Corporate Global function heads for business decisions or billing matters.

Business Planning & Analysis

  • Annual business plan and forecast preparation with review and presentation to management

  • Work with regional and global function heads

  • Develop, implement, and maintain related processes/systems/tools

Tax, Treasury, Audit Compliance and Other

  • Working with Corporate Tax and Treasury, ensure Corporate Europe meets tax, transfer pricing, and treasury requirements

  • Participates in internal and external audits

  • Ensure foreign exchange exposures are managed in collaboration with Magna Treasury

Leading the Corporate Europe Controller team

  • Manage the Corporate Europe Controller team and ensure the team members reach their full potential

Who we are looking for

  • Extensive experience in Controlling including people management experience

  • Accounting experience to include overseeing/managing company financial summaries such as month-end, year-end and operation reviews, year-end auditing process, general accounting, developing business plans, and analysis of balance sheets, income statements and cash flow

  • Knowledge of international GAAP (IFRS/US-GAAP) to ensure compliance with financial reporting standards.

  • Strong computer skills, including advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, data warehouse, and ERP systems, preferably SAP FI/CO .

  • Fluency in both German and English , facilitating effective communication with diverse stakeholders.

  • A team player with exceptional interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills, providing valuable support to the Corporate Accounting, other Finance teams and the function heads.

  • The ability to effectively analyze and interpret numerical data, ensuring accurate financial reporting and informed decision-making.

  • Strong communication and leadership skills, both verbal and written, with experience working in global teams.

Your preferred qualifications

• A Master Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Commerce with a strong focus on Finance/Controlling; or equivalent combination of education and experience

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

  • Corporate culture defined by innovation, involvement, and teamwork

  • Long-term perspectives in an international company

  • Attractive framework conditions for further training

  • Profit participation in the company's success

  • Home office options and flexible working hours

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (childcare, health promotion, leisure and sports activities, benefits in everyday life)

Interested? We are looking forward to receiving your on-line application.

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.