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Staff Accountant - Accountable

Location: Mossville, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 19, 2020

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Job Description


As a Staff Accountant at Caterpillar, you will independently perform accounting functions which require preparation, analysis and communication of issues of normal to high complexity that support Caterpillar business processes.  This specific role provides accounting support to the Innovation & Emerging Technologies Division (I&ET) within Integrated Components and Solutions Division (ICS).  I&ET is a diverse organization which provides several Technical Services to the enterprise.  I&ET also includes the Additive (3D) Printing Factory.

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

* Financial accounting including, but not limited to, the preparation of journal entries, financial statements, forecasting, variance and headcount analysis while utilizing local accounting tools

* Analysis on Utilization and client recoveries

* Processing I&ET Capital requests and cash flow analysis, which include Tech Center Facilities support

* Inventory accounting and standard cost revision utilizing SAP Accounting System
* Ensuring compliance of internal controls, including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) controls

* Completion of I&ET Annual Business Plan

* Lead the communication and explanation of financial results monthly to I&ET Division Managers 


Basic Qualifications:

* 4-year degree, preferably in accounting; Non-accounting degree requires minimum 18 hours of college level accounting 
* 4-6 years of accounting experience

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

* Professional Certification (Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or equivalent) 
* MBA or Masters Degree in Accounting (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 


Caterpillar is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer such as H, L, TN, F, J, E and O. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website.

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 19, 2020


United States

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