Cummins Inc. CSARO Accounting Leader in Johannesburg, South Africa
CSARO Accounting Leader
Responsible for all accounting, budgeting, financial controls, and costs for an entity or organization. Works with the Business Unit/Line of Business/Functional Controller to apply consistent accounting practices at the operations level. Participates in the leadership team for the operation.
Participates in the business as a member of the leadership team to drive key business metrics, provides input into development of business strategies, and provides financial support for new business development.
Manages application of accounting practices and works with business partners to apply consistent accounting practices; implements recommended changes to accounting practices.
Manages monthly and quarterly financial reporting processes; leads finance communication across entity; develops and presents financial analysis to business partners.
Manages the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and forecast processes, provides leadership to business to meet cost and working capital targets.
Manages development of strong control environment across the key business cycles.
Works with business partners to ensure processes are efficient and cost effectiveness to improve the profitability of the entity; partners with business leaders to create operational efficiencies driving continuous improvements and growth initiatives.
Manages financial support to comply with any governmental, regulatory or local requirements, such as tax and statutory accounting requirements.
Leads financial analysis on capital projects and manages overall capital management process at entity level.
Allocates financial resources to support business initiatives, including accounts receivable collections, managing inventory and payables, etc.
Coaches and mentors all entity finance staff; assigns work according to availability, skills, and developmental needs; assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports.
Financial Regulations Acumen - Evaluates applicable regulations for the financial area of focus, such as tax, banking, pension, local accounting to ensure underlying transactions are recorded in compliance with applicable regulations; explains key requirements and purpose of regulations and implications to the business to inform and educate relevant stakeholders.
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.
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.
Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.
Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.
Directs work - Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.
Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
Situational adaptability - Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required. Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Chartered Accountant or similar certification required.
Significant experience required, including managerial and budgetary experience in a small operations manufacturing or distribution center environment.
_ At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment where the diversity of our workforce _ strengthens our ability to deliver world class products and services to our customers _ . 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, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. _ Cummins welcomes applicants with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodation to enable individuals to apply and compete for employment opportunities for which they are qualified. We are committed to fostering a flexible environment that supports the balanced integration of an employee’s professional and personal responsibilities and goals.
Primary Location South Africa-Gauteng-Johannesburg-South Africa, Johannesburg, Bridal Veil Rd Office
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting Jul 16, 2020, 10:04:07 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 20000184