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Senior Business Analyst

Caterpillar

Caterpillar

IT, Sales & Business Development
Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Career Area:

Sales

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.

When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.

The Opportunity

The Global Parts Pricing (GPP) team is hiring a Senior Business Analyst to lead the financial forecast and reporting of GPP activities, derive and disseminate business insights, and support all related analyses and communications.

What You Will Do:

  • Collect all inputs and prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual forecast of parts pricing financial results
  • Partner with the business, through providing meaningful and timely insights & analysis, to understand results and drive improved business performance
  • Analyze, forecast and communicate on sales variance spend and budget, as well as net price realization
  • Support communication during monthly business reviews with internal business partners
  • Ensure efficient data exchange and close collaborate with the business resource team
  • Conduct general price change assessments, related analyses and continuously monitor relevant business and financial drivers impacting parts pricing, including but not limited to currencies, commodity prices, inflation, business activity and confidence indicators, etc.
  • Coordinate the departmental budget and Sox audits
  • Drive standardization, simplification, automation and efficiencies in processes

What Skills You Have:

Analytical Thinking: Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis; ability to determine the root cause of organizational or business problems and create alternative solutions that resolve these problems.

Financial Analysis: Knowledge of tools and approaches of financial analysis; ability to read, interpret and draw accurate conclusions from financial and numerical material.

Effective Communications: Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.

Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Understanding the necessity and value of accuracy; ability to complete tasks with high levels of precision.

Visualization and Reporting: knowledge of techniques and tools for visualization and communication using common tools and platforms (e.g. Power BI).

Managing Multiple Priorities: Knowledge of effective self-management practices; ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation.

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 8-10 years of relevant professional experience
  • Knowledge of aftermarket and pricing function
  • Ability to deal with sensitive & critical issues, and communicate with business & accounting audiences

What You Will Get:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world. We value your performance and offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, paid parental leave, HAS, FSA, employee assistance programs and 401K) along with an annual incentive bonus pay*. Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

*Subject to annual eligibility and incentive plan guidelines.

Additional Information:

  • The primary location for this role is Peoria, IL with a flexible, hybrid work environment. Relocation assistance is available to those looking to relocate to Peoria. We will consider other Caterpillar facilities, for those residing within 50 miles of a U.S. Caterpillar office.
  • This position requires limited travel (up to 5% of working time)

About Caterpillar:

Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been helping customers build a better, more sustainable world and are committed and contributing to a reduced-carbon future. Our innovative products and services, backed by our global dealer network, provide exceptional value that helps customers succeed.

Relocation is available for this position. Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as, H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.

Additional Information:

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.Caterpillar.com/Careers.

Employee benefit details

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just an hourly wage because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of a monthly bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

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Posting Dates:

May 28, 2024 - June 11, 2024

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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