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Cummins Inc. Accounts Receivable Operations Leader in Nashville, Tennessee

Accounts Receivable Operations Leader


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 .

Our Corporate Business Service Unit 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 Nashville, Tennessee for a Accounts Receivable Operations Leader. Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading projects.

This critical role will:

  • Oversee all aspects of the customer collection process and cash application for the North America region.

  • Work with the AR Global Service Owner to proactively identify and drive process improvement opportunities.

  • Deliver metric targets for the organization while maintaining a strong control environment.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Manages a team that processes accounts receivable transactions. Team includes supervisors and indirect reports.

  • Manages accounts receivable supervisors of a team of accounts receivable staff within the established accounting policies of the corporation.

  • Monitors records of amounts owed to Cummins and assures prompt collection of payments; works with other areas of Finance to ensure appropriate cash management and application of credit policies.

  • Manages the review of work methods and procedures; considers the impact of any changes on the overall organization; develops and implements changes in those methods and procedures to improve the efficiency of the accounts receivable unit.

  • Develops and maintains relationships with outside credit and collections agencies; draws on their assistance as appropriate to collect payments due Cummins.

  • Acts as a point of escalation for complex, non-routine accounts receivable issues and problems.

  • Provides input into and manages the annual operating plan for the work area.

  • Manages, coaches, and mentors supervisors and accounts receivable analysts; provides guidance and direction on problems and issues; delegates work assignments considering employee skills and development needs.



Business Process and Internal Control Risk Analysis - Evaluates business processes to identify risks and internal control gaps; applies understanding of business processes and relevant risks to develop and implement process improvements; develops risk management plans by applying internal control framework to address identified risks.

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 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.

Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

Develops talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.

Directs work - Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.

Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Builds effective teams - Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.


  • Minimum eight to ten years of experience in a finance leadership role.

  • Accounts Receivable, order to cash, collection experience highly desired.

  • Experience in a global manufacturing environment preferred.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field required. MBA preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate 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-Tennessee-Nashville-US, TN, Nashville, Cummins Business Services

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Oct 11, 2019, 4:58:47 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190004OH