Cummins Inc. Senior Accounting Auditor in Nashville, Tennessee

Senior Accounting Auditor


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Responsible for the execution of financial and operational audits. May provide technical guidance to contracted audit staff, ensuring that objectives are met. Reviews financial and operating procedures to determine whether or not internal controls are being properly applied.


  • Leads and/or executes internal financial and/or system audits requested by Finance Leadership

  • Documents, tests, and consults on business processes for a business unit, region, or plant.

  • Documents, tests, and consults on financial controls, company policies, and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles at the region or plant level; reviews internal control documentation to ensure that it is accurate and up-to-date.

  • Prepares process maps and control matrices.

  • Works with Cummins Sarbanes-Oxley auditors; tracks audit findings; assists work team to resolve financial accounting policy and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles issues.

  • Participates in process improvement initiatives to enhance accounting and internal control systems.

  • Coaches and mentors accounting staff on internal controls issues and process documentation.

  • Performs risk assessments within established business process controls, helps identify control weaknesses, and makes improvement recommendations, as appropriate.

  • Performs internal control evaluation for less complex new implementations and assists Leader with more complex implementations.

  • Manages less complex control & compliance projects and assists Leader with more complex plans.

  • Manages/coordinates the Unclaimed Property Process and Controls.

  • Assists in coaching, mentoring controls and compliance staff.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting required.

  • Progress toward Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor or equivalent certification preferred.


  • Minimum of 3 years of internal auditing experience.

Compensation and Benefits

Base 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.

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Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Nashville-US, TN, Nashville, Cummins Business Services

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jun 13, 2017, 10:58:36 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170002TY