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Staff Accountant II - Accountable

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Location: East Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Mar 13, 2021
Closing Date: Mar 13, 2021

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Career Area:

Accounting

Job Description:

The Staff Accountant II will provide technical expertise and will perform more complex accounting work that supports business processes.  Additionally, this position will:

  • have a comprehensive understanding of Caterpillar’s business and accounting practices, systems and procedures;
  • apply accounting knowledge and provide guidance on accounting issues
  • participate on and lead teams


Incumbents are exposed to a variety of accounting functions and accomplish a high level of complex and/or technical analysis, review various outputs for reasonableness and advise other accountants. Incumbent works on challenging, medium to high risk issues and makes business decisions and recommendations as appropriate.  Work is supported by a supervisor primarily through review of results.

Possible areas of responsibility are varied, including:

  • internal management accounting, including machine profit center
  • coordination of revenue, pricing, warranty, and currency analyses
  • estimating various forecast and budget scenarios as needed based on changing business conditions
  • financial accounting including consolidation, analysis and communication of division or multiple business units’ results / explanations
  • presentation and explanation of results to management
  • communication of results to corporate offices


Accounting tasks are of high complexity such as system support and development, and business unit consolidations.  Advises and provides guidance to multiple functional areas and levels of authority.  The Staff Accountant II is capable of handling complex accounting issues such as methodology changes, reorganization and accounting standards.

Incumbents will demonstrate knowledge and ability to independently handle accounting issues. They will demonstrate very good communication skills and have a comprehensive knowledge of their business unit products, suppliers and customers and accounting processes. Any working knowledge of Axiom and examples of new technology adoption will also be considered.

Basic Experience:

  • 4-year degree, preferably in accounting.  Non-accounting degree requires minimum 18 hours of college level accounting or approved Accounting certification
  • 2-4 years of accounting experience is recommended

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Accounting Certification (CPA/CMA)
  • Must have proven record of strong initiative, leadership, accountability and effective communication skills

Additional Information:

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

 

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.

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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Job Info

Mar 13, 2021

R0000016859

United States


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