Senior Internal Controls Analyst

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This exciting hands on role will see you take responsibility for the internal controls function at this large US based multinational organisation. You will partner with finance and the wider operations across Australia, New Zealand and PNG to drive risk based internal controls activities and SOX compliance.

You are passionate about understanding the business and its processes and enjoy engaging with people to improve the effectiveness of controls, while improving efficiency and drive positive business outcomes.

You will be a proven business partner, an excellent communicator, influential, pro-active, solutions focused and ambitious to prove your worth in this fast-paced role. 

You are comfortable to engage with senior leaders in the local business, with external audit partners and with audit and compliance functions around the globe.

Ideally you will have a strong audit background and solid SOX knowledge and experience. You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills, as this role will involve partnering with and educating the wider business audience.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Strong understanding of financial risks and SOX compliance
  • Develop, maintain and streamline sound internal control processes within the entity
  • Reviews and tests financial and operational internal controls to evaluate the effectiveness of the internal control environment.
  • Apply controls risk assessment processes to identify vulnerable processes and develop road maps for improvement and execute the improvement activities. 
  • Prepares and reviews internal control documentation (i.e. process maps, flowcharts, control matrices) to ensure documentation is current and in accordance with company requirements
  • Provides training and coaching to business on internal controls, accounting and company policies.
  • Collaborates with auditors and compliance teams (SOX review teams, internal auditors, Business Unit Controls teams and external auditors) to resolve internal control deficiencies and consult on various internal controls matters.
  • Work closely with local finance team on internal controls activities and interpreting various Financial polices and guidance’s issued by the Corporate office.
  • Work closely with accounting policy team to resolve accounting issues

Key skills and experience required:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role coupled with 2-3 years’ experience in an audit environment at BIG 4
  • Accounting Degree/CPA/CA/Certified Internal Auditor
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills, including knowledge of business process improvement and financial analysis techniques
  • Exposure to US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) reporting requirements
  • Customer focused with the ability to develop relationships with stakeholders, whilst being able to influence
  • Strong collaborator with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to able to demonstrate high levels of initiative

About Cummins

Cummins Inc., a global technology leader, is a corporation of complementary business segments that designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad portfolio of power solutions. The company’s products range from diesel and natural gas engines to hybrid and electric platforms, as well as related technologies, including transmissions, battery systems, fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions, and power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (U.S.), since its founding in 1919, Cummins employs approximately 62,600 people in approximately 190 countries and territories. See how Cummins is powering a world that’s Always On by accessing news releases and more information at Follow Cummins on Twitter at and on YouTube at 

 How to apply

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Please note, only candidates with Working Rights for Australia and residing in Australia will be considered.

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At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, colour, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law.

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Have you completed a certified practising accountant (CPA) qualification?
  • How many years of auditing experience do you have?
  • Have you completed a chartered accountant (CA) qualification?

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