Cummins Inc. Senior Accountant in Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Accountant


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 Working Right.

Cummins 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 Atlanta, GA for a Senior Accountant.


  • Responsible for most complex activitiesassociated with general ledger, financial/operating reports, and/or budget.

  • Performs complex duties related to preparationand analysis of financial information to record transactions, prepare financialreports, and review and verify accuracy.

  • Compiles, consolidates, and conducts complexanalysis of accounting and financial information.

  • Prepares balance sheet and profit and lossstatements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedulesand reports.

  • Conducts research and analysis on complex issues,and prepares strategic recommendations to management based on analysis.

  • Identifies control weaknesses, communications tomanagement, and operates in a lead capacity in making remedial changes totighten and enhance controls and mitigate risk.

  • Makes appropriate journal entries to generalledger.

  • Leads monthly and annual reconciliations andclose activities for assigned accounts.

  • Coaches less experienced Accountants.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, with CPA or CMA preferred

  • 2-5 years’ experience in accounting, with internal audit experience preferred

  • Strong understanding of US GAAP and internal controls compliance

  • Very strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent Microsoft Excel and Access skills

  • 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

  • Strong desire to identify cause and effect relationships with a continuous process improvement mindset

  • Attention to details

  • Customer-focused

  • 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


  • Developmental Database

  • Knowledge of fundamental Accounting principles

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, particularly with respect to requirements elicitation & analysis.

  • Ability to plan and/manage requirements activities for multiple concurrent projects with competing priorities.

  • Experience designing and documenting process and information flows.

  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills required, including the ability to interact with technical and business audiences at all levels.

  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills

  • MS Toolset Access, Excel and Powerpoint

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision


  • Demonstrates commitment to and creative thinking for continuous improvement.

  • Participates in the process of continuous improvement for customers, employees and the Company.

  • Takes active role in NPS measures and improvement strategy.


  • Excellent communications skills - active listening, writing, speaking and telephone.

  • Demonstrates ability to work through conflict and strong negotiations skills.

  • Effective user of good problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to develop and maintain a good business relationship with customers.


  • Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills.

  • Demonstrates ability to initiate, expedite and follow through to task completion.

  • Ability to positively react to change in environment, processes and people.

  • Ability to perform quick decisions, have a decision-making process in place.

Compensation andBenefits

Base Salary commensurate with experience. 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-Georgia-Atlanta-US, GA, Atlanta, Cummins Power South HQ-Whse-Coach

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 5, 2017, 12:01:51 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 1700062J