Cummins Inc. Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia
Responsible for most complex activities associated with general ledger, financial/operating reports, and/or budget.
Performs complex duties related to preparation and analysis of financial information to record transactions, prepare financial reports, and review and verify accuracy.
Compiles, consolidates, and conducts complex analysis of accounting and financial information.
Prepares balance sheet and profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedules and reports.
Conducts research and analysis on complex issues, and prepares strategic recommendations to management based on analysis.
Identifies control weaknesses, communications to management, and operates in a lead capacity in making remedial changes to tighten and enhance controls and mitigate risk.
Makes appropriate journal entries to general ledger.
Leads monthly and annual reconciliations and close activities for assigned accounts.
Coaches less experienced Accountants.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required. Progress toward Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Chartered Accountant or similar certification preferred.
Intermediate level of relevant professional work experience in the field of study required.
Review P/L's during close and perform variance analysis
Prepare trend reports for analysis by management
Manage fixed assets
Perform expense and margin analysis to identify issues and opportunities to reduce costs
Work with Internal Controls manager to strengthen or initiate required internal controls measures
Act as admin/super user for several systems used by the Accounting function
Prepare journal entries and reconciliations
Work independently and lead teams on various ad hoc projects
Deep-Dive processes and drive improvement and automation initiatives
Perform Revenue Recognition Audits to ensure compliance
Lead Projects from the Finance perspective
SKILLS - FUNCTIONAL/TECHNICAL:
Strong understanding of US GAAP and internal controls compliance
Very strong analytical and problem solving skills
Excellent Microsoft Excel and Access skills (Vlookup, Hlookup, Sumif, Sumifs, Pivot Table , etc.)
Desire to fully understand legacy ERP system, its effects on the financial statements, and its transaction flows
Ability to identify and gather relevant information, understand and evaluate numerical data, tables, perform calculations, make comparisons, identify key issue/relationships and turn financial data into meaningful analysis
Strong desire to identify cause and effect relationships with a continuous process improvement mindset
Strong analytical skills
Process improvement oriented
Attention to details
Well-organized and effective time management
Ability to multitask, be flexible, and prioritize their work plan
Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
Ability to self-manage
Experience in leading and implementing projects from the Accounting perspective.
Primary Location United States-Georgia-Atlanta-US, GA, Atlanta, Cummins Power South HQ-Whse-Coach
Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office
Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced
Job Posting May 9, 2017, 11:53:00 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 1700022W