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Greater Peoria, IL
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Finance Director - Resource Industries Operations & Products



Accounting & Finance, Operations
Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

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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.

About Resource Industries Operations & Products (RIOP):

The Resource Industries Operations and Products (RIOP) division consists of over 12 product lines, 9 global manufacturing facilities and approximately 10,000 employees. Our products, services and solutions support customers primarily in the construction, surface and underground mining and quarry and aggregates industries.

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Division CFO, RIOP, the Director Finance is responsible for directing all finance-related strategies, initiatives, and activities for Resource Industries Tracked Products. This leader works across highly diverse and global teams to provide strategic counsel and deliver analysis and insights, partnering with the business to drive profitable growth. The Director of Finance is the primary business partner and trusted adviser for the Vice President of Tracked Products. This role leads a diverse, geographically dispersed team.

What You Will Do:

  • Drive partnership with the RIOP leadership team to gain appropriate alignment and understanding of key requirements to drive profitable growth.

  • Lead monthly business report, analysis, forecast and insights. Present and effectively communicate results to leadership.

  • Drive collaboration across Resource Industries segment and the broader Caterpillar enterprise to ensure an enterprise-focus is maintained.

  • Lead global finance transformation by enabling deeper strategic business insights and driving favorable business outcomes

  • Effectively lead a diverse team, focused on proper talent development, succession planning, performance management and target setting.

What You Have- Skills:

  • Strategic Thinking: Knowledge of the importance of "big picture" thinking and planning; ability to apply organizational acumen and competitiveness to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for the organization. Recommends ways to position the organization for long-term competitiveness.

  • Leadership: Ability to use strategies and skills to enlist others in setting, embracing and achieving objectives while having a long-term perspective of the future and how to get there. Champions behaviors that inspire cohesiveness and move the organization to reach a vision.

  • Financial Analysis, Forecasting and Modeling: Knowledge of processes, tools and techniques of financial forecasting and modeling; ability to explore and evaluate alternative financial scenarios and results. Champions the use of new technologies and tools for analyzing financial data.

  • Stakeholder Management: Expert level ability to systematically identify stakeholders, analyze their needs and expectations, and engage with them to achieve objectives while having a long-term perspective of the future.

Additional Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience desired

Additional Details:

  • This role will be based in Peoria, IL, with ~10% travel

  • Domestic Relocation is offered for those who qualify

  • Visa Sponsorship will not be offered

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.

Posting Dates:

May 30, 2024 - June 12, 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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