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Cummins Inc. Cost Accountant – Seniors #WI030 in Neillsville, Wisconsin

Cost Accountant – Seniors #WI030


Cost Accountant - Senior #WI030

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.

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Our Filtration Business Unit delivers reliable, durable, high performing products to our global partners. Working in an innovative space, you’ll develop high tech solutions that will fuel your advanced 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 for Cost Accountant - Senior #WI030 in Neillsville, Wisconsin

Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Develop account strategy and work with key stakeholders in the business to achieve optimum results.

  • Foster and ensure sound business relationships with assigned account supporting the organization’s sales strategy.

  • Ensure timely launch and resolve distribution issues associated with accounts during the New Product Introduction (NPI) process.

  • Develop and conduct complex cost audits, cost analyses and capital budget reviews.

  • Analyze cost variances, determine root causes, and prepare recommendations and alternatives for improvement.

  • Identify data analysis needs and prepare analyses and make strategic recommendations to management.

  • Work with cross functional teams including Sales and Manufacturing to ensure inventory accounting is accurate verifying cycle counting process and inventory valuations process.

  • Perform capital monthly Planning, Forecasting, and Reporting (PFR) and guide Annual Operating Plan (AOP) process.

  • Analyze performance and guide monthly and quarterly reporting package preparations, income statement and balance sheet analysis, and communicate analysis to management.

  • Perform financial analysis using Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR) to quantify financial impact of cost reduction opportunities or investments.

  • Monitor variances compiled from project leaders, ensure the capitalization process is on time and accurate.

  • Manage fix assets requests including capitalization, disposition or change in fix assets and depreciation monitoring.

  • Lead fix assets physical inventory and perform Return on Investment (ROI) analysis on equipment acquisitions and tool fabrication process changes.

  • Prepare plans of action for investment and identify cause-effect relationship using Six Sigma Improvement tools, including DMAIC and DFSS.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Complex cost audits and cost analyses

  • Cost variances for improvement recommendations

  • Manufacturing processes

  • Annual Operating Plan (AOP)

  • Income statement and Balance sheet analysis

  • Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR)

  • Fix Assets capitalization process and management

  • Return on Investment (ROI) analysis

  • Physical inventory process

  • Six Sigma Improvement tools, including DMAIC and DFSS

Required Education, Licenses or Certifications

  • Positions require aMaster’s degree inFinance, Accounting, or related fieldand3 years of experience as a Finance Analyst or Manager, Accounting Manager or Accountant, Cost Engineer or related position.

  • Alternatively, the employer will accept aBachelor’s degree inFinance, Accounting, or related field and 5years of experience as a Finance Analyst or Manager, Accounting Manager or Accountant, Cost Engineer or related position.

JOB SITE:Neillsville, Wisconsin

WORK HOURS: 40 hours/week - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

To apply, go to and refer to Job ID #WI030

Compensation and Benefits

Base hourly rate commensurate with experience plus bonus. 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-Wisconsin-Eau Claire-US, WI, Neillsville, FGD Nelson East Plant

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 11, 2019, 6:00:00 AM

Unposting Date Jul 27, 2019, 5:59:00 AM

Req ID: 190002P7