Cummins Inc. Placement – Finance (General Accounting) in Darlington, United Kingdom

Placement – Finance (General Accounting)


At Cummins Power Systems , it's not just the products we make that set us apart - it's how we engage our customers every day. The unique combination of knowledge, dependability and innovation we bring to each customer relationship turns everyday service into excellent customer support. As a result we help our customers operate with greater efficiency, making it possible for them to compete more successfully throughout the world.

To be eligible for our 12 Month work placement you must be a university student who has a placement year option as part of their degree programme.

We run an exciting 12 month placement. Informal training, and work on projects that add true value to the business. The placement scheme is a great place to start a career with Cummins and you will experience not only the skills and work aspect, but the culture and core values of the business.

The placement is designed to give the Finance placement student exposure to some fundamental processes included compliance and month end reporting as well as more general experience of working within a manufacturing Plant Finance department.

Key Responsibilities:-

  • Produce a monthly balance sheet reporting pack and associated schedules

  • Preparing and posting journal vouchers and support month end close

  • Prepare and complete month end reporting pack

  • Carry out tasks to satisfy Sarbanes Oxley compliance requirements

  • Month end variance analysis

  • Responsible for managing and delivering at least 1 process improvement project during the year

  • Support the wider finance team in ad hoc requests

  • Opportunity to present key deliverables to senior management



  • Numerate and IT literate with good Microsoft Office skills (particularly Microsoft Excel)

  • Strong attention to detail and able to work within tight deadlines

  • Team player who is prepared to contribute and assist the wider Finance team

  • Self motivated and the willingness to learn and develop


  • Accounting/ Finance or related degree disciplineA strong interest in financial operations

Training Provided:

  • Structured placement training programme covering presentation, communication, time management and interpersonal skills plus a number of other key topics.

  • A mentor will be assigned to guide you through your year with Cummins and how to get the most from your placement and offer career advice.

  • Cummins standard training for new employees, and specific training, including IT systems (Microsoft packages including Lotus Notes, Excel and Powerpoint)

  • On the job training relating to the placement role.

What’s on offer?

In return, you can look forward to a secure and rewarding future with an acknowledged market leader, able to offer a competitive base salary, benefits package and genuine prospects.

Interested? Then please APPLY DIRECTLY via the Cummins Career Website.

Alternatively please also review our website for new opportunities and apply for suitable vacancies at, or visit to learn about Cummins.


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Darlington-UK, Darlington, Cummins Engine Co Ltd

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Nov 4, 2016, 5:59:21 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing