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Engineering, Strategy, Product Planning, and Growth Finance Manager

Employer
Cummins
Location
Columbus, Indiana, United States
Closing date
Feb 23, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
**Engineering, Strategy, Product Planning, and Growth Finance Manager**

**Description**

We are looking for a talented Engineering, SPD and Growth Finance Manager to join our team specializing in Finance for our Power System Business Segment in Columbus, IN.

**In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:**

+ Responsible for leading the development and preparation of financial analysis and evaluating financial plans and budgets for the assigned business unit, function, project or corporation.

+ Develops and prepares annual operating budgets and/or periodic financial reports.

+ Analyzes, evaluates, and develops financial models.

+ Business partners with management to deliver financial results whilst identifying potential areas of opportunities and risk.

+ Designs, develops and manages strategic financial analysis projects as necessary.

+ Manages a team of Financial Analysts.

+ Coaches and mentors financial analysts; assigns work according to availability, skills, and developmental needs; assesses performance and providesfeedback to direct reports.

**Qualifications**

**To be successful in this role you will need the following:**

+ Financial Reporting - Analyzes financial data by evaluating results and solutions to support business decisions; prepares and presents financial information by summarizing data to communicate results in compliance with regulations and stakeholder expectations; partners with stakeholders to drive financial performance that aligns to organizational goals and strategies.

+ Business Partnering - Collaborates with stakeholders and develops partnerships to drive performance that aligns to organizational goals and strategies; influences the organization by demonstrating knowledge of the business to provide guidance to support the decision making process and guiding the business towards positive results and organizational alignment; evaluates business environment using measures to mitigate risk and capitalize on opportunities.

+ Financial Planning and Forecasting - Utilizes financial forecast data to provide forward looking projections to facilitate decision making; partners with stakeholders to analyze trends and validate assumptions to provide a forecast that aligns to the organization's goals and strategies.

+ 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.

+ Manages ambiguity - Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.

+ Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

+ Communicates effectively - Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

+ Manages complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

+ Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

+ Directs work - Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done.

+ Drives results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

+ Optimizes work processes - Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.

**Education, Licenses, Certifications**

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

**Experience**

+ Significant experience required, including supervisory experience.

+ This role will be the primary finance support for Strategy, Product planning, Digital (SPD) and Growth within PSBU.

+ Their main responsibilities within this area will include:

- Working with the strategy team on growth opportunities business case analysis and determine feasibility of investments.

- Post decision work on investment integration controls and compliance.

- Provide finance support on project prioritization and financial analysis for SPD related projects.

- Ensuring EZ forecast demand information is updated by project owners and capacity to demand is reconciled.

- Leading the AOP, Simulation, Forecast, Month-end, Quarter-end process for the team.

- Responsible for reporting monthly and quarterly results for the SPD function and reviewing results with leadership.

- Work with leadership on understanding and reporting on key performance metrics on a monthly and quarterly basis.

+ This role will also be supporting the Central engineering function within PSBU organization.

+ Their main responsibilities within this area will include:

- Business case analysis for capacity and future growth.

- Work with the central engineering function on capital needs, relevant business case analysis and approvals.

- Ensuring EZ forecast related to central engineering teams are updated by project owners.

- Working with the team on reconciling demand set on central engineering to capacity.

- Work across the engineering teams in updating test cell rates for the business.

- Work with leadership on reporting on key performance metrics on a monthly and quarterly basis.

- Work with leadership on identifying changes needed to key performance metrics and implementing them.

- Leading the AOP, Simulation, Forecast, Month-end, Quarter-end process for the team.

- Responsible for consolidating monthly engineering spend across PSBU business and reporting the information.

- Responsible for reporting monthly and quarterly results and reviewing results with leadership.

+ This role will have a direct report. The role involves coaching team members on month-end close, forecasting and reporting activities for functional budgets as well as coaching through Simulation, AOP, business case analysis and other ad hoc requests.

+ Overall, this role will be a high visibility role with business partnering with PSBU leaders, finance organization, engineering function, strategy, product planning, digital and relevant corporate functions.

**Compensation and Benefits**

+ Base salary rate commensurate with experience, range: $114,400-$171,600. Please note that the salary range provided is a good faith estimate on the applicable range. The final salary offer will be determined after considering relevant factors, including a candidates qualifications and experience, where appropriate. 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 employees Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

**Job** FINANCE

**Primary Location** United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Corporate Office Building

**Job Type** Experienced - Exempt / Office

**Recruitment Job Type** Exempt - Experienced

**Job Posting** Jan 24, 2024, 10:30:00 AM

**Unposting Date** Feb 22, 2024, 10:29:00 AM

**Organization** Power Systems Business

**Role Category** Hybrid - Potential for Partial Remote

**Relocation Package** Eligible

**Req ID:** 24000043

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