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Senior Staff Accountant - Cost/Decision Support

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Location: Cary, NC, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2019

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Job Description


Caterpillar has exciting opportunities for accountants who want to be challenged, are mobile and are interested in progressing through a number of staff and supervisory assignments. In a Senior Staff Accounting position, you will provide expertise on complex business, financial or managerial issues within a business unit or corporate environment. You will have the opportunity to become one of our future business leaders. You will be in a position to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as high levels of leadership and initiative.

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

* Determining Internal Rate of Return (IRR) for high complexity projects
* OPACC growth strategy
* Quality of earnings analysis
* Enterprise coordination and/or governance of costing and/or investment activities
* Product group and/or operational strategy development & execution
* Low cost producer analysis
* Global footprint and sourcing strategy
* Development of new/alternative costing methodologies, processes, and/or systems
* Business proposal development and/or review
* Post Implementation Audit (PIA) completion and/or review


Required Qualifications:

*Bachelor's level degree in Accounting; Non-Accounting degree requires 18 hours of core accounting courses or approved certification (CPA/CMA)
* 6 to 8 years of accounting experience

Desired Qualifications:

* Professional Certification (Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or equivalent)
* Accounting experience at a large public accounting firm or a Fortune 500 company
* 3.0 /4.0 Accounting Grade Point Average (or equivalent)
* 3.0 / 4.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average (or equivalent)
* MBA or Masters Degree in Accounting (or equivalent)

* Demonstrated success and progression in previously held accounting roles
* Willingness to relocate and be mobile minded
* Demonstrated excellence in Leadership, Initiative, Communication, Interpersonal, Judgment and Analytical 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

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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Dec 2, 2019


United States