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Cummins Inc. Finance Director - Electrolyzers in Oevel, Belgium

Finance Director - Electrolyzers


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

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

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

Works with the Business Segment 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.

Directs 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 business unit/line of business/regional distribution organization finance organization. Ensures that the finance function is structured to support the business unit/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 business unit/line of business/regional distribution organization.



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.

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

Ability to tolerate ambiguity and deliver results under pressure

Partner with business leadership to scale business from low-volume / prototype stage to full-scale production

Develop high-functioning Finance organization, including implementation of new systems, processes and robust internal control environment

Familiarity with large-scale, project-centric business or ability to learn (i.e., business development risk assessment, ongoing contract risk management, and project costing / accounting)

Ideal location is Europe (co-located with business leadership) but can be flexible for the right talent so long as they are willing to travel


Primary Location Belgium-Antwerp-Mol-Belgium, Oevel, Hydrogenics Europe NV

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting May 24, 2023, 10:58:12 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Organization Accelera Business

Role Category Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

Req ID: 2300055D