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Cummins Inc. Accounting/Finance Entry Level Full-Time Positions in Columbus, Indiana

Accounting/Finance Entry Level Full-Time Positions


Accounting / Finance Entry Level Full-Time Positions

Please note: Your application will be considered for all of our open college positions in our US locations.

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We are looking for a talented Financial Analysts / Accountants to join our team specializing in Accounting and Finance for our Corporate Business in Columbus, IN and/or your remote home office.

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

  • Financial Analyst / Accountant - Provide financial and business analysis support. Prepare journal entries for Month-end close. Monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts. Maintain Internal Control Documentation (Sarbanes-Oxley). Lead, as well as participate, in process improvement efforts (Six Sigma). Financial Liaison for Non-Finance Leaders, providing reporting and analysis support

  • Financial Analyst – Finance Development Program - Assignments will include experience in several of the following areas: accounting close, reporting, forecasting, capital analysis, fixed assets, product cost, inventory, budgeting, payables, credit and collections, intercompany transactions, internal controls review and testing, Sarbanes-Oxley implementation, internal audits, process improvements, and problem resolution

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

Financial Analyst

  • Provide financial and business analysis support.

  • Prepare statistical reporting, including financial performance, variance, and cost analysis.

  • Involved in the annual budgeting and forecasting processes.

  • Involved in the month-end close process, including the preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations.

  • You will also be a liaison for non-finance leaders, providing reporting and analysis support.


  • Compiles, consolidates, and conducts basic analysis of accounting and finance information.

  • Examines a variety of financial statements and transactions for accuracy, completeness, and conformance with accounting standards.

  • Conducts month-end close activities and reconciliations of balance-sheet accounts.

  • Maintains internal control documentation (Sarbanes-Oxley), along with process improvement efforts.

  • You will also be a liaison for non-finance leaders, providing reporting and analysis support.

Audit Analyst

  • Assists in the execution of financial and/or operational audits.

  • Reviews financial and operational procedures to determine whether internal controls are being properly executed.

  • Tests and documents financial and systemic records for information system integrity and transaction accuracy.

  • Prepares formal written reports that communicate audit results to management, making recommendations as appropriate.

Tax Accountant

  • Executes projects related to the application of tax laws, including tax research.

  • Prepares state, local, and federal tax returns.

  • Analyzes and summarizes tax information. Assists with data gathering and support of tax audits.

Finance Systems Support Analyst

  • Supports the implementation, administration, and ongoing maintenance of finance systems.

  • Develops an understanding of financial, accounting and treasury concepts and how to apply them to finance systems.

  • Supports the development, testing, and delivery of systems improvement initiatives.

  • Partners with finance systems team members, information technology teams and project management specialists to develop, test and deliver finance system applications.

  • Works with end users in developing customized reports and ad hoc analysis.


Degree Programs Considered: Bachelor’s, Master’s

Major Programs Typically Considered: Finance, Accounting, Economics, Management Information Systems

Cummins Full Time Requirements:

  • College, University, or equivalent technical experience required

  • Minimum 2.5 or above GPA required

  • Must be able to complete 40 hours per week

  • 2 years in a position/internship relating to your field of study preferred

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate. 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.

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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-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Corporate Office Building

Job Type College / University

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Entry Level

Job Posting Jan 22, 2024, 2:00:00 AM

Unposting Date Mar 23, 2024, 1:59:00 AM

Organization Corporate

Relocation Package Eligible

Req ID: 240000F7