Cummins is an American Fortune 500 corporation that designs, manufactures, and distributes engines, filtration, and power generation products.
Junior Accountant – Intercompany in Johannesburg, South Africa
Ensures completion of account reconciliation and analysis, journal entry preparation and data entry. Completes the month-end close process. Performs activities under minimal supervision.
Compiles, consolidates and conducts analysis of accounting and finance information.
Prepares standard journal entries that require analysis.
Performs more complex monthly and annual account reconciliations.
Prepares tables, charts and other exhibits for reports.
May perform complex accounting projects or participate as a team member on complex projects.
Performs ad hoc reporting requests as needed.
Action oriented – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
Communicates effectively – Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
Customer focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Decision quality – Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
Nimble learning – Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.
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.
Financial Regulations Acumen – Evaluates applicable regulations for the financial area of focus, such as tax, banking, pension, local accounting to ensure underlying transactions are recorded in compliance with applicable regulations; explains key requirements and purpose of regulations and implications to the business to inform and educate relevant stakeholders.
Financial Internal Controls – Leverages internal control framework by assessing internal controls and developing remediation plans to mitigate financial reporting risks and respond to changing business needs.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.
A two year University degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred.
Requires significant relevant work experience or specialized skills obtained through education, training or on-the-job experience.
Systems – learning, clean-up and migrations
The team works on several different systems – Rascal, BOLT, AGIS, APEX
Taking the lead on setting up meetings to assist BU with transaction processing and understanding
Communicating clearly and regularly
Cash flow analysis
Using initiative to analyse data and systems and how to improve them on a continuous basis
Documenting of processes and procedures.