Cummins Inc. Payroll and Benefits Accountant in Nashville, Tennessee
Payroll and Benefits Accountant
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We are looking for a talented Payroll and Benefits Accountant to join our team specializing in Cummins Business Services for our Corporate/CBS Segment in Nashville, TN.
In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:
Responsible for general accounting work required to maintain the department’s general ledger. Performs financial analysis of the department’s chart of accounts and financial statements by identifying and analyzing variances.
Analyzes, records and reports accounting transactions in a timely manner.
Prepares general ledger entries and account reconciliations.
Responds to inquiries received from management, internal and external auditors, Sarbanes-Oxley audit group and others regarding financial results, special reporting requests, etc.
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
To be successful in this role you will need the following:
2 years relevant professional work experience in the field of study required.
Post employee payroll/benefits related journal entries to the General Ledger
Reconcile payroll and benefits balance sheet accounts Research and resolve reconciliation variances
Provide support for process improvement initiatives
Ability to function independently within a team environment.
US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles - Evaluates US accounting standards to record transactions in compliance with requirements and company policies; assesses the accounting requirements and objectives to determine the implications on the business and communicate to stakeholders with varying financial knowledge.
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.
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.
College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required
Compensation and Benefits
Base salary 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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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.
Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Nashville-US, TN, Nashville, Cummins Business Services
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting Aug 4, 2022, 10:18:59 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Organization Cummins Business Services
Req ID: 220006JC