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Senior Staff Accountant - Cost/Decision Support

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Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Jan 23, 2020

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Job Description


Caterpillar's Product Support & Logistics Division is seeking a Senior Staff Accountant. 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:

* Financial analysis and support of OPACC growth strategy

* 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

* Estimating various forecast and budget scenarios as needed based on changing business conditions 

* Financial accounting including monthly coordination of analysis and preparation of management reporting packages

* Presentation and explanation of results to management 


Required Qualifications:

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

* 4-6 years of accounting experience

Desired Qualifications:

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

* Demonstrate initiative, leadership, good judgment and accountability
* Demonstrate very good communication skills and have a comprehensive knowledge of Caterpillar businesses, products, suppliers and customers

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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Jan 23, 2020


United States