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Staff Accountant - Cost / Decision Supoort

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Location: Decatur, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 12, 2019

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Job Description


Caterpillar has exciting opportunities for accountants who want to be challenged, are mobile and are interested in advancing through a number of staff and supervisory assignments.  The following job is a cost and business analyst position within the Motor Grader Products business resources team located in Decatur, IL.  Motor Grader products is a core machine product line for Caterpillar with multiple career progressions throughout the Earthmoving division inside and outside the Decatur area. 

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

* Product group budgeting and expense analysis

* Current product cost monitoring including cost system maintenance and grief resolution
* NPI support including future cost, should cost and alternative analyses

* Determining Internal Rate of Return (IRR) for low to medium complexity projects

* Component sourcing analysis

* Miscellaneous special projects related to market opportunity and future product strategy


Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor's level degree in Accounting; Non-Accounting degree requires 18 hours of core accounting courses or approved certification (CPA/CMA)
* 1-3 years of accounting experience

Desired Qualifications:

* Professional Certification (Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or equivalent)

* Proven record of strong initiative, leadership, accountability, and effective communication skills


Additional Information:


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.S. which can be found through our employment website at

Posting- ASAP, Close 11/17

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.
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Nov 12, 2019


United States