Cummins Inc. Senior Accounts Payable Accountant in Fridley, Minnesota

Senior Accounts Payable Accountant


Senior Accounts Payable Accountant

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 Power Generation Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll advance your 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota for a Senior Accounts Payable Accountant.

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry leading accounting projects.

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Responsible for most complex activities associated with general ledger, financial/operating reports, and/or budget.

  • Performs complex duties related to preparation and analysis of financial information to record transactions, prepare financial reports, and review and verify accuracy.

  • Compiles, consolidates, and conducts complex analysis of accounting and financial information.

  • Prepares balance sheet and profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedules and reports.

  • Conducts research and analysis on complex issues, and prepares strategic recommendations to management based on analysis.

  • Identifies control weaknesses, communications to management, and operates in a lead capacity in making remedial changes to tighten and enhance controls and mitigate risk.

  • Makes appropriate journal entries to general ledger.

  • Leads monthly and annual reconciliations and close activities for assigned accounts.

  • Coaches less experienced Accountants.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Intermediate level of relevant professional work experience in the field of study required.

  • Coaches and mentors accounts payable clerks; assigns work according to availability, skills, developmental needs; assesses performance and provides feedback to direct reports.

  • Manages relationship with back office completing AP work on Fridley's behalf.

  • Recommends changes in methods and procedures to improve efficiency of the accounts payable unit.

  • Monitors records of amounts owed, resolves accounts payable issues and assures prompt payment of invoices.

  • Executes special projects as needed.

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

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

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly 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-Minnesota-Minneapolis-US, MN, Fridley, Cummins Power Generation

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jan 12, 2017, 6:42:53 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing