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Cummins Inc. Staff Accountant, General Ledger in Nashville, Tennessee

Staff Accountant, General Ledger

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Staff Accountant, General Ledger

We are looking for a talented Staff Accountant, General Ledger to join our team for our Filtration Buisness Unit located in Nashville, TN.

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

  • Responsible for performing highly specialized accounting work required to maintain the department’s general ledger. Performs detailed financial analysis of the department’s chart of accounts and financial statements by identifying and analyzing unusual variances.

  • 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.

  • Prepares balance sheet and profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedules and reports.

  • Prepares general ledger entries and account reconciliations.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Technical Accounting Assessment - Evaluates and researches transactions in accordance with accounting regulations to ensure recorded in compliance with accounting regulations and company policies

  • 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.

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 is preferred.

Experience

  • Intermediate level of relevant professional work experience in the field of study required.

  • Responsible for general accounting work required to maintain the department’s general ledger. Performs financial analysis of the department’s chart of accounts and financial statements by identifying and analyzing variances.

  • Ensures the timely recording, analyzing and reporting of accounting transactions

  • Works with the Senior Accountant to perform the Corporate Consolidation for the business on a monthly basis in support of the quarterly and annual financial statement preparation process.

  • Analyzes, records and reports accounting transactions in a timely manner. Prepares general ledger entries and account reconciliations. Responds to inquiries received from management, internal and external auditors, Sarbanes-Oxley audit group and others regarding financial results, special reporting requests, etc.

  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential

  • Makes and implements recommendations to improve accounting processes and procedures.

Qualifications

Job FINANCE

Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Nashville-US, TN, Nashville, Filtration Headquarters

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 22, 2022, 10:02:10 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Cummins Filtration

Req ID: 220004JK

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