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Location: East Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Mar 13, 2021
Closing Date: Mar 13, 2021
This position is heavily focused on cost accounting for Caterpillar OEM Solutions. This position will be responsible for legal entity (GAAP) and managerial closing functions. In addition, there will be responsibilities for budgeting and planning, and comparison of actual results against plan. Focus of the team is on continuous improvement in terms of our processes and mechanization/automation of tasks. Ideal candidate will have a great deal of initiative, and the ability to solve complex problems. In addition, relationship building is key as we support our internal customers.
JOB DUTIES: From the outset, incumbent will be expected to be a contributing performer, doing staff level accounting work that supports business processes. Additionally, this position will:
Accountants will be exposed to a variety of accounting functions and will accomplish a high level of compilation and basic analysis work, reviewing clerical input and generating reports. The accountant identifies relevant data and data sources, gathers and analyzes the information, and provides feedback. Typically, decisions will impact relatively low risk issues and will be reviewed by a supervisor. A supervisor will direct work, but this position does not require close supervision to be effective.
Possible areas of responsibility are varied, including:
The variety of accounting tasks ranges from low to medium complexity. Interaction outside the workgroup is typically with peers. As the Accountant gains experience, he/she will develop a technical understanding of more complex accounting issues and expand their decision-making capability.
Accountants will continuously learn through training and experience. Learning at this level will focus on methods, processes and systems applied to accounting, developing communications skills and building knowledge of Caterpillar’s businesses, products, suppliers and customers.
Top Candidates Will Also Have:
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This employer 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, O. 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.Relocation is available for this position.
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