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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Lead Financial Reporting Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 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.

The Opportunity: We have an exciting opportunity for an Accountant supporting the Resource Industries Operations & Product Division (RIOP). In this role, you will lead RIOP’s Operating & Execution (O&E) reporting and analysis in addition to be a model for our global finance strategy. The position supports RIOP leadership, product groups and facilities while also working closely with other divisions within Resource Industries.

What You Will Do:

  • Support RIOP’s O&E, Deep Dive and Executive Office Reviews
  • Analyze and review RIOP OPACC Improvement Agenda (OIA) results
  • Work closely with the enterprise O&E and segment team as well as complete various requests
  • Consolidate and prepare Transformational Target and investor day curves
  • Analyze and review Accountable Reporting Tool (ART), OPACC Analysis Tool (OAT) and Share of Market OPACC (SMO) updates
  • Power BI development and maintenance for O&E reporting
  • Partner with the business to provide deeper strategic insights and solve challenges with a customer-oriented mindset
  • Influence our finance culture by demonstrating desired behaviors, including but not limited to continuous improvement

What You Have:

  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Understand the necessity and value of accuracy; ability to complete tasks with high level of precision
  • Intellectual Curiosity / Courage: Initiative to dig into the details and understand the “why” while connecting those details to the bigger picture and challenging the status quo where necessary
  • Analytical Thinking: Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis; capacity to determine root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions to resolve those problems
  • Effective Communication: Utilize effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors
  • Manage Multiple Priorities: Knowledge of effective self-management practices; manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation
  • Decision Making: Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; capable of accurately analyzing situations and reaching productive decisions based on informed judgment
  • Financial Planning & Analysis: Knowledge of processes, methods, and tools for financial reporting; ability to apply finance knowledge appropriately to diverse situations as well as read, interpret and draw accurate conclusions from financial and numerical material
  • Vision for Change: See opportunities for change and establish the big picture vision as well as drive thinking and planning towards a long-term strategic goal

Top Candidates Will Have:

  • Accounting or Finance degree
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis experience

Additional Info:

  • This position can be located in our Peoria, IL office
  • This role is a full time, Hybrid position and currently requires 3 days a week in office
  • Domestic relocation assistance is available for those who qualify
  • Sponsorship is not available
  • International and Domestic travel up to 5%
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:

June 7, 2024 - June 20, 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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