Cummins Inc. Senior Financial Analyst - Cross Border in Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Financial Analyst - Cross Border
Responsible for the preparation of complex and interpretive financial analyses and reports. Supports the annual budget process, expense and/or staffing forecasts and statistical reporting.
Prepares complex financial analyses and reports for department management.
Prepares analyses, reports, and special studies for management.
Business partners with organizational unit(s) to develop annual budgets, expense and staffing forecasts, and statistical reporting.
Prepares and consolidates financial data statistical reporting, including financial performance, variance explanations, and cost analysis.
Coaches or leads less-experienced Financial Analysts.
US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles - Evaluates US accounting standards to record transactions in compliance with requirements and company policies; assesses the accounting requirements and objectives to determine the implications on the business and communicate to stakeholders with varying financial knowledge.
Financial Reporting - Analyzes financial data by evaluating results and solutions to support business decisions; prepares and presents financial information by summarizing data to communicate results in compliance with regulations and stakeholder expectations; partners with stakeholders to drive financial performance that aligns to organizational goals and strategies.
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 Planning and Forecasting - Utilizes financial forecast data to provide forward looking projections to facilitate decision making; partners with stakeholders to analyze trends and validate assumptions to provide a forecast that aligns to the organization's goals and strategies.
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.
Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
Demonstrates self-awareness - Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
Self-development - Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels.
Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, university, or equivalent degree in Finance, Accounting 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.
This role will have responsibility for the accuracy and analyses of Cummins Cross Border Business P&L,
Detailed reporting and analysis relating to both revenue and costs to help make key business decisions and also drive process / reporting improvements.
Supporting budget holders in developing and monitoring service plans
Establish and maintain financial control systems in a manner that provides management at all levels with relevant accurate information
Implementation of processes and procedures that properly capture, track, and report revenue and expenditures.
Identify areas of performance shortfall through KPIs and take necessary intervention with responsible personnel
Ensure that all information and reports generated are communicated on time, to the relevant people through correct channels
Month-end reconciliation and driving the reporting process per set time-table
Reviews account reconciliations prepared by accountants and accounting clerks.
Reviews and interprets balance sheet and profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedules and reports.
Identifies control weaknesses, communications to management, and operates in a lead capacity in making remedial changes to tighten and enhance controls and mitigate risk.
Conducts research and analysis on advanced issues.
Designs, modifies, installs, and/or maintains accounting systems to ensure adequate recognition of financial transactions.
Coaches and mentors general accountants and accounting clerks; assigns work according to availability, skills, and developmental needs; assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports.
Implements accounting policies under direction of the General Accounting Manager.
Compiles, reviews, analyses, and records complex financial information.
Annual budgets and Quarterly forecasts
_ At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment where the diversity of our workforce _ strengthens our ability to deliver world class products and services to our customers _ . 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, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. _ Cummins welcomes applicants with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodation to enable individuals to apply and compete for employment opportunities for which they are qualified. We are committed to fostering a flexible environment that supports the balanced integration of an employee’s professional and personal responsibilities and goals.
strengthens our ability to deliver world class products and services to our customers. 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, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.Cummins welcomes applicants with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodation to enable individuals to apply and compete for employment opportunities for which they are qualified. We are committed to fostering a flexible environment that supports the balanced integration of an employee’s professional and personal responsibilities and goals.
Primary Location South Africa-Gauteng-Johannesburg-South Africa, Johannesburg, Bridal Veil Rd Office
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting Feb 10, 2020, 10:13:39 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 20000090