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Senior Staff Accountant/Accounting Consultant- Accountable

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Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 4, 2020

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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:

* Team lead for the Accountable Parts Profit (APP) transformation project

* Develop and implement transformational change for the APP process for the 2021 business plan through engagement and collaboration with business partners across the enterprise
* Work with diverse stakeholder group to develop process that meets the needs of the business with a robust repeatable process

* Ensure conformance with US GAAP, corporate guidelines and reasonability levels

* Present recommendations and develop change management plans to senior leadership


Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in an Accounting or Finance related discipline

* 6 or more years of progressively responsible Accounting and/or Finance experience


 Desired Qualifications:

* Credentialed expertise - Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant
* Experience in Public Accounting or Fortune 500 company

* Comprehensive knowledge of Caterpillar’s accounting processes & systems - Aftermarket or SD&D experience preferred

* Demonstrated success and progression in previously held accounting roles

* Demonstrated excellence in Leadership, Initiative, Communication, Interpersonal, Judgment and Analytical skills.

* Superior communication skillset, including experience with communication to senior leaders

* Ability to be futuristic and proactive

* Strong analytical skills

* Experience with data and analytical tools and project planning/management

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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Feb 4, 2020


United States