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Accounting Manager - FP&A



Accounting & Finance
mossville, il, usa
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 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.

It's More Than a Job, It's a Career

The Manager Accounting– FP&A will be responsible for Advanced Components Manufacturing (ACM) reporting activities, including, but not limited to, preparation of monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial reports. This individual leads the ACM Consolidations Reporting Group, working in tandem with the Analysis Senior Manager to prepare enterprise monthly and quarterly financial analysis and communicate results to Senior Leadership. This is a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment where your work will be highly visible at all levels of the company.

What You Will Do:

  • Preparing monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial statements.
  • Effectively leading a diverse team of skilled senior analysts responsible for monthly and quarterly financial analysis and reporting
  • Effectively communicating financial results to the leadership within the division
  • Maintaining financial records in accordance with GAAP and organizational standards
  • Collaborate across the ACM facilities for financial analysis
  • Drive improvements and efficiencies in financial analysis and reporting processes
  • Collaborate across a variety of groups at Caterpillar, including finance, accounting, commercial and business divisions
  • Partner across the enterprise to support key projects related to Global Finance strategy initiatives.

What You Have:

  • Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree within Accounting, Finance, or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Financial Reporting: Knowledge of processes, methods, and tools of financial reporting; ability to create and maintain accurate and thorough financial reports. Strong Systems and Data Analysis knowledge.
  • Managing People: Knowledge of processes involved in managing people; ability to lead successful teams, and diligently address issues related to performance and conflicts at the workplace.
  • Financial Analysis: Knowledge of tools and approaches of financial analysis; ability to read, interpret and draw accurate conclusions from financial and numerical material.
  • Analytical Thinking: Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis; ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions that resolve these problems.
  • Judgment and Decision Making: Knowledge of the decision-making process; ability to carefully evaluate the impact of emerging business situations and choose the best path forward communicating actions and activities that maximize organizational performance.
  • 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.

Additional Info:

  • This position will be located in our Mossville, 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
  • Domestic travel up to 5%

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.
  • Here you earn more than just a salary because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides benefits on day one (medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401K) along with the potential of an annual bonus. Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays.
  • All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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.

Final details:

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Posting Dates:

July 3, 2024 - July 18, 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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