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Cummins Inc. Financial Controller - Cummins South Africa in Johannesburg, South Africa

Financial Controller - Cummins South Africa

Description

Responsible for all accounting, budgeting, financial controls, and costs for a functional organization (i.e. supply chain, marketing, engineering, manufacturing etc.). Ensures consistent application of accounting practices. Partners with the function to provide finance leadership across the organization.

Partners with function leaders to provide input into development of business strategies.

Partners with the function to provide financial guidance and direction.

Manages all accounting practices for the function; conducts the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and forecast processes.

Works with the business segment controller or business unit/line of business controller to apply consistent accounting practices.

Manages the monthly and quarterly financial reporting process, including general ledger and subsidiary financial ledgers.

Maintains a strong control environment across the key business cycles, including account reconciliations.

Provides appropriate resources for internal and external financial and process audits.

Implements recommended changes to accounting practices.

Coordinates financial modeling and analysis in support of business decisions.

Drives function initiatives through the business unit/business segment.

Develops and presents reports and analyses to the function leader.

Coaches and mentors all finance staff; assigns work according to availability, skills, and developmental needs; assesses performance and provides

feedback to direct reports.

Responsible for all accounting, budgeting, financial controls, and costs for an entity or organization.

Works with the Business Unit/Line of Business/Functional Controller to apply consistent accounting

practices at the operations level. Participates in the leadership team for the operation.

Qualifications

Skills

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.

Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

Business insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals.

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.

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

Drives engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

Persuades - Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.

Plans and aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

Situational adaptability - Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required. Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Chartered Accountant or similar certification required.

Experience

Significant experience required, including managerial and budgetary experience.

Job FINANCE

Primary Location South Africa-Gauteng-Johannesburg-South Africa, Johannesburg, Waterfall Park

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 3, 2019, 12:09:25 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190002R7

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