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Cummins Inc. Finance Manager in Jamestown, New York

Finance Manager


Cummins is a place big enough to coach and develop a global workforce and create the world’s leading clean, engine technology. We’re also small enough for you to find your fit and personal passion with a team of dependable, innovative thinkers who are developing their careers within a diverse, inclusive, empowering environment.

Learn more about this role and how you can begin Powering your potential .

Our Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced career skill set and empower you to own your career. Our integrated businesses demand the talents and creativity of individuals with a wide range of skills and experience.

This is an exciting opportunity in Jamestown, NY for a Finance Manager.

Responsible for all accounting practices, budgeting, financial controls, costs, and financial reporting for a Line of Business/Regional Distribution Organization. Works with Business Segment/Business Unit Controller to apply consistent accounting practices to line of business/regional distribution organization. Participates in the leadership team for the line of business/regional distribution organization.

Manages all accounting practices for the Line of Business/Regional Distribution Organization; leads the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and forecast processes within the Line of Business/Regional Distribution Organization.

Drives business decisions through strategic financial analysis for the Line of Business/Regional Distribution Organization as part of the leadership team.

Works with the Business Unit Controller to interpret and apply consistent accounting practices.

Analyzes business results, determines root causes and prepares recommendations and alternatives for review by management.

Ensures a strong control environment across the key business cycles.

Ensures that appropriate resources are available for internal and external financial and process audits.

Forecasts logistics costs and inventory; provides leadership to business to drive logistics and working capital effectiveness.

Leads financial analysis on capital projects and overall capital management process.

Oversees monthly and quarterly financial reporting.

Manages the implementation of recommended changes to accounting practices.

Leads efforts to comply with Securities and Exchange Commission reporting requirements to Corporate and other regulatory organizations.

Drives finance succession planning for the line of business/regional distribution organization finance organization. Ensures that the finance function is structured to support the line of business/regional distribution organization needs.

Coaches and mentors direct reports; assigns work according to availability, skills, and developmental needs; assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports.

Participates in the leadership team for the line of business/regional distribution organization.



Significant experience required, including strategy, managerial and budgetary experience in a large manufacturing or distribution center environment.

Business Partnering - Collaborates with stakeholders and develops partnerships to drive performance that aligns to organizational goals and strategies; influences the organization by demonstrating knowledge of the business to provide guidance to support the decision making process and guiding the business towards positive results and organizational alignment; evaluates business environment using measures to mitigate risk and capitalize on opportunities.

Financial Planning and Forecasting - Utilizes financial forecast data to provide forward looking projections to facilitate decision making; partners with stakeholders to analyze trends and validate assumptions to provide a forecast that aligns to the organization's goals and strategies.

Financial Analysis - Interprets financial data by analyzing trends, variances, opportunities and risks to provide insight to stakeholders regarding financial impact to drive business improvement; evaluates financial results against targets to communicate conclusions to all stakeholders; ensures integrity of financial data by investigating variances and determining corrective actions to resolve identified issues.

Ensures Accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Manages ambiguity - Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.

Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.

Business Insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.

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

Drives engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

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

Situational Adaptability - Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.

Balances Stakeholders - Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary commensurate with experience plus bonus. 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.

Cummins and E-verify

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.

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Primary Location United States-New York-Jamestown-US, NY, Jamestown, Engine Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Aug 31, 2020, 7:58:00 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 2000022A