Cost Accountant at Cummins Inc

Cummins Inc. a global power leader, is a fortune 500 corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems.Job Title: Cost Accountant-17000387Primary Location: Nigeria-Lagos-Lagos-Island-Nigeria, Lagos, PGBUJob DescriptionResponsible 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.Job ResponsibilitiesTo be responsible for Cost Accounting and Cost Management with emphasis on adding value, providing superior decision support to the Financial Controller and business, accurate Financial reporting and ensuring the achievement of financial targets and objectives.Perform daily interfaces between Oracle Giea and Core SystemsCalculation of Product Cost and System Maintenance Assist in the monthly close for Cummins West Africa Ltd. PGBU divisionLead the Standard Cost Roll Up Process and ensure compliance to Corporate Accounting PoliciesEstablish, interpret and implement accounting policies for Cummins West Africa Ltd. PGBU divisionReview compliance with company financial policies Enforce internal control processes Liaise and interaction with external audit/ Internal audit and any regulatory authority.General Accounting Support for Sales and Operational TeamsEnsure Compliance Cummins Company PoliciesPrepare month end journalsAssist with financial reporting and management accountsPrepare monthly account reconciliations.Responsible for Plant AP function such Invoice Matching, Clearing of Error Correction, and Supplier payments,Responsible for Customer invoicingAnalyze and implement improvements accounting process continuously 

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