Senior Accountant

January 26 2024
Industries Airspace, Aviation, National Defence
Categories Account receivables, Accounts payable,
Kitchener, ON • Full time

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies worldwide. At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value.

Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual and invest in our employees.

When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Kitchener has a great opportunity for a Senior Accountant. The successful incumbent will oversee & ensure proper internal controls of the finance administrative activities including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, and General Accounting. Support the Finance Manager with various reporting requirements & the administration of the fiscal period processes.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Support the cash reporting: weekly function
  • Supervise the month end close process in accordance with corporate timelines.
  • Lead general accounting function, including reconciliations of general ledger accounts, A/R, A/P, recurring journal entries.
  • Ensure the accuracy of all department processes to the various accounts.
  • Perform daily review of all revenue streams, costing transactions for accuracy and investigation of discrepancies and unusual transactions.
  • Manage & reconcile intercompany transactions.
  • Identify, review and implement process improvement initiatives
  • Assist with special projects and ad hoc reports
  • Support the external audit process and corporate enquiries.
  • Monthly HST and WSIB reporting
  • Other duties as assigned by the Finance Manager.

Position Requirements

  • University/college degree in business or related field.
  • 5 to 10 years work experience in similar position, preferably in manufacturing
  • Professional Accounting designation or pursuing.
  • Proficient with Cincom, CODA or similar ERP systems
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office products
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles, management regulations & compliance
  • Training, inspecting work and coaching skills
  • Knowledge of spreadsheet & accounting procedures
  • Effective interpersonal skills

Why Magellan?

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive benefits package (fully Company paid)
  • Generous Company pension plan
  • Positive work-life balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free parking


Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

Magellan Aerospace is committed to an inclusive working environment and equal opportunities for all. We welcome all applications without regard to social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or religious belief, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law)

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