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Accounting Manager

Caterpillar

Caterpillar

Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
East Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Career Area:

Finance

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.

This position provides financial support and oversight to Drivetrain’s Product Group within the Large Power Systems Division (LPSD). The role is responsible for providing business insights associated with Research & Engineering and Material spend through monthly reporting, forecasting and analysis. This position will require a robust skillset in financial analytics, collaboration of cross-functional teams, problem solving skills, communication and a customer-oriented mindset. Successful candidates will be able to quickly understand the business, processes and customer needs, while identifying and implementing process improvements to existing tools/processes to better serve our customers. Experience in Axiom and PowerBI is strongly desired for this position.

What You Will Do:

  • Provide timely and accurate financial record keeping and reporting as directed by management
  • Maintain financial records in accordance with GAAP and organizational standards
  • Create reports on financial performance for internal and external use
  • Create and utilize automated tools for the updating, analyzing and reporting of financial results
  • Identify continuous improvement ideas

What You Have:

  • Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and 6+ years of accounting experience
  • Accuracy and Attention to Detail: Understanding the necessity and value of accuracy; ability to complete tasks with high levels of precision
  • 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
  • Decision Making and Critical Thinking: Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment
  • 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:

  • The primary location for this position is East Peoria, IL
  • Domestic relocation assistance is available for those who qualify
  • Sponsorship is not available
  • International and 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.

Posting Dates:

July 8, 2024 - July 22, 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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