Location: Deerfield, IL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 24, 2020
To support Strategy & Corporate Development Managers and Directors with strategic and financial analyses for enterprise and business unit strategies, Mergers & Acquisitions (“M&A”) activities, and other departmental initiatives. This is a Summer Associate position with significant leadership exposure in Caterpillar’s Strategy & Corporate Development group.
JOB DUTIES: The Strategy & Corporate Development Summer Associate will be expected to:
Assist in the development of strategic and opportunity analyses for strategy and M&A projects
Analyze data, develop appropriate business and financial models, synthesize insights and develop recommendations
Drive insights-based conclusions from integrating results from multiple workstreams, and identifying patterns in disparate datasets
Gather industry data and competitive information from external sources and internal Caterpillar business units
Create reports and presentations as assigned by Strategy & Corporate Development Managers and Directors as necessary
Participate in strategy and M&A teams as necessary and manage meeting material as required
Have, or be able to quickly develop, an understanding of Caterpillar’s business, practices, systems, and procedures
The Strategy & Corporate Development Summer Associate will provide strategic and financial analysis support to the team and will primarily be measured through the review of their results and ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment serving internal customers. This position will demonstrate knowledge of economics, finance and strategic management, have good communication skills, close attention to detail, and good interpersonal skills.
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 www.caterpillar.com/careers