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Cummins Inc. Financial Accountant in Peterborough, United Kingdom

Financial Accountant


We are looking for an adaptable and proactive Financial Controller to oversee the accounting activities of three legal entities within our power systems business unit. This position will be based in Peterborough, UK.

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

  • Ensure there is a strong financial control environment across the primary UK entity and the two dormant German entities, including a timely month-end close and clean balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Ensure regulatory compliance by supporting internal and external audits. Identify opportunities to implement process improvements and manage such projects.

  • Manage statutory reporting requirements, including VAT returns for UK, Italy and Romania, ONS returns etc.

  • Coach and develop a Financial Assistant who supports in all control activities.

  • Help to establish and embed a small Italian branch (Q1-21) with its own unique reporting requirements.

  • Ensure a strong finance for non-finance environment across UK, including accurate use of purchasing systems.


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

  • Fully qualified in either CIMA or ACCA is essential to be considered for this position.

  • Previous experience of financial compliance is essential, ideally within a multi-national business.

  • Knowledge of US GAAP would be beneficial.

  • To be adaptable to change,and committed to implementing process improvements to improve efficiency and compliance across the business.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary between £34,700 - 43,400depending on experience [AG1] .

  • Defined contribution pension scheme (up to 9%)

  • Annual bonus plan - target 8% (based upon company performance)

  • Private medical insurance.

  • Health cash plan - support towards medical, optical and dental costs

  • Life assurance

  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays

  • Employee discount scheme - covering 100's of retailers

  • Family friendly policies


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Cambridgeshire-UK, Peterborough, EMEA Cummins Generator Tech

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jan 11, 2021, 5:44:33 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200003HH