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Cummins Inc. Business Assurance - Senior Analyst in Indianapolis, Indiana

Business Assurance - Senior Analyst


Internal Controls Analyst-Senior

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We are looking for a talented Internal Controls Analyst to join our team specializing in Finance and Controls. This is a hybrid role partial to Indianapolis, Indiana.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Responsible for performing business process and internal control reviews for a business segment, region, distributor or plant. Also, responsible for partnering with the business to implement process and internal control improvements.

  • Assists in development and execution of annual control plan.

  • Reviews and tests financial and operational internal controls to evaluate the effectiveness of the internal control environment.

  • Reviews business processes to identify risks and opportunities for improvement in safeguarding company assets and business operations.

  • Identifies internal control issues and improvement opportunities that are meaningful and practical.

  • Prepares and reviews internal control documentation (i.e. process maps, flowcharts, control matrices) to ensure documentation is current and processes are designed in accordance with company requirements.

  • Communicates results, observations and improvement recommendations to stakeholders.

  • Participates in process improvement initiatives to enhance accounting and internal control systems.

  • Collaborates with auditors (including Business Process Analysis team, internal auditors and external auditors) to address internal control deficiencies and Accounting Policy to address accounting issues.

  • Provides training and coaching to business on internal controls, accounting and company policies.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles - Evaluates US accounting standards to record transactions in compliance with requirements and company policies; assesses the accounting requirements and objectives to determine the implications on the business and communicate to stakeholders with varying financial knowledge.

  • Business Process and Internal Control Risk Analysis - Evaluates business processes to identify risks and internal control gaps; applies understanding of business processes and relevant risks to develop and implement process improvements; develops risk management plans by applying internal control framework to address identified risks.

  • Financial Internal Controls - Leverages internal control framework by assessing internal controls and developing remediation plans to mitigate financial reporting risks and respond to changing business needs.

  • Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

  • Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

  • Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

  • Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.

  • Nimble learning - Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

  • Persuades - Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.

  • Self-development - Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.

  • Instills trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting required.

  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor or equivalent certification preferred.

Additional Information

  • Intermediate level of relevant work experience preferred.

  • This is not a traditional Internal Controls role

  • This role is with the CSSNA Finance Business Assurance Team. We are responsible for the execution of the controls for the business.

  • The Business Assurance Team is responsible for partnering with the business to implement process improvements.

  • The position is responsible for communications with those across various time zones within North America; Eastern, Mountain, Central and Pacific. Analyzes, records and reports accounting transactions in a timely manner.

  • This role is responsible for performing the controls such as 3-way match, confirmation of offsite inventory, contract review and performing reviews of revenue transactions during the month with a focus on month end close.

  • Responds to inquiries received from management, internal and external auditors, Sarbanes-Oxley audit group and others regarding financial results, special reporting requests, etc.

  • Reviews existing internal controls on a regular basis and develops new internal controls as necessary.

  • Analyzes current procedures and recommends changes to develop and implement best practice accounting procedures.

  • Must be flexible and willing to adjust hours to meet deadlines that fall in the Eastern Time Zone.

  • University or a college degree is required

  • An ideal candidate will have 3 plus years of relevant professional work experience in accounting, Internal Controls, auditing or a combination .

  • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • High attention to detail and strong documentation and analytical skill

  • Ability to tolerate ambiguity and act resourcefully when facing uncertainty

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience, range: $74,800-112,200 Please note that the salary range provided is a good faith estimate on the applicable range. The final salary offer will be determined after considering relevant factors, including a candidate’s qualifications and experience, where appropriate. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage, and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

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At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Indianapolis-US, IN, Indianapolis, Cummins DBU Headquarters

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 29, 2024, 12:52:25 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Distribution Business

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Relocation Package Ineligible

Req ID: 240004CU