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Location: Belfast, ANT, United Kingdom
Date Posted: Mar 16, 2019

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Job Description


Job Title: Accountant

Location: Belfast

Compensation and Benefits: 'Total Rewards' compensation package includes a variety of additional benefits in addition to a competitive base salary including pension, share scheme, company performance bonus, life assurance & 33 days paid annual leave



We are the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines and industrial gas turbines.

For more than 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets

Caterpillar currently employs over 90,000 people globally and has 19 brands to their portfolio including FG Wilson


Job Description:

In this role, you will support several Caterpillar Divisions within the Services, Distribution & Digital segment, including: Global Aftermarket Solutions (GASD); Cat Digital; Americas Distribution, Services & Marketing (ADSM); Europe Africa Middle East Eurasia (EAME); and Asia Pacific Distribution (APD). 

There are two main areas of responsibilities -

  1. Enable financial and operational integrity through internal control development and assessment e.g. Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)

  2. Provide ongoing support for Caterpillar's Enterprise Ethics & Compliance Program.


Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating the annual SOx controls scoping process for all divisions supported

  • Planning and executing SOx controls testing/assessments, documenting issue remediation and performing validation

  • Executing activities in support of Small Entity Checklist, Financially Significant Application (FSA), and Lower Tier Certification requirements

  • Executing other compliance risk area self-assessment protocols for key risk areas

  • Developing and delivering SOx tester training

Providing ongoing status reporting to business leadership



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's level degree in Accounting and or professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CMA etc

  • Relevant understanding and practical experience in accounting  


Desired Qualifications:

  • Professional Certification (Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Certified Accountant (CCA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or equivalent)

  • MBA or Masters Degree in Accounting (or equivalent)

  • Accounting experience at a large public accounting firm or Fortune 500 company

  • Higher levels of Building Inclusive Relationships, Customer Focus, Dealing with Uncertainty, and Priority Setting

  • Demonstrate very good communication skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to work independently


 NB. The panel cannot make assumptions when shortlisting therefore please demonstrate your qualifications and experience on your CV relevant to the criteria outlined.


Pending the number of applications, the criteria for the position may be enhanced to facilitate shortlisting. 


Closing date: 15th March 2019


Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.K. which can be found through our employment website at 


Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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Mar 16, 2019


United Kingdom