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Cummins Inc. Placement - Finance (3 positions available) in Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

Placement - Finance (3 positions available)


Cummins is the only team of dependable, innovative individuals that work in a diverse, inclusive,ethics-based environment who create and deliverthe world’s leading engine technology while developing careers doing impactful, collaborative work, empowering them to make a positive contribution to aglobal population in need of clean power solutions.

Today, innovation is just as critical to our success as it was in the early days of our Company. With our mature market emissions near zero, our focus now is on improving product efficiency and understanding our customers’ needs better than anyone else through the development of strong partnerships.

What makes Cummins different is the way in which we take the time to understand our customers and then exceed their expectations by always being the first to market with the best products. The other advantage Cummins has over the competition is that we produce and supply superior integrated power systems, making us a one-stop shop for all of our customers’ needs.

We have an opportunity for a Finance placement student based at Stockton-on-Tees to start in the summer of 2019. Please note, this role will relocate to Darlington during Q4 this year.

Duties will include :-

Assists with account reconciliation, analysis, journal entry preparation and data entry. Assists with the month-end close process. Performs activities under direct supervision.

Assists with compiling, consolidating and conducting basic analysis of accounting and finance information.

Assists with preparation of basic journal entries.

Provides assistance with monthly and annual account reconciliations, under direct supervision.

Assists with preparation of tables, charts, and other exhibits for reports.

May perform basic accounting projects or participate as a team member in basic projects.

Performs ad hoc reporting requests as needed



Action oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

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

Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

At Cummins, we are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and we are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applicants equally. No employee or potential employee will receive less favourable treatment because of any protected characteristic.

Decision quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.

Nimble learning - Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.

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.

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.


High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.


  • Provide financial and business analysis support

  • Prepare journal entries for month-end close

  • Conduct monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts

  • Maintain internal control documentation

  • Participate in process improvement

  • Analyse financial reports for accuracy and completeness

  • Complete balance sheet reconciliations

  • Drive improvements to balance sheet reconciliations

  • Account for loan account entries and liaise with internal customers

  • Provision of audit information as/when required

  • Support Financial Accountant when required.


  • Studying towards a professional accountancy qualification preferred.

  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office

  • Strong analytical skills.


Primary Location United Kingdom-England-Stockton-on-Tees-UK, Stockton on Tees, Cummins Business Services

Job Type Cooperative / 12 Month Placement

Recruitment Job Type Student - Cooperative/12 Month Placement

Job Posting Jun 7, 2019, 5:02:22 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 190002CI